Areas covered

Autism Support Service

Autism Support Service supports families who are living with autism and was set up in consultation with parents and families of children who have autism. They identified a need for support;Getting a referral for diagnosisSupport in the early stages after diagnosisOutreach support for parents who are home educating their children by incorporating child-centred planning and SCERTS targets.Home Education SupportSupport groupsSibling support groupsOnline support groups for DadsSupport with Statements and appeal tribunalsBehaviour and sensory challengesLiaise with schools and other professionals.DLA forms and IEP'SVisual strategies including Pecs, Makaton Routines and information leafletsThese were just a few of the things requested and we endeavour to provide as much as support as we can. We also hope to extend this in the future to having an autism specific playgroup.We can help you to access a whole range of services, as we work alongside a network of service providers throughout Gateshead and the North-East. In addition we provide "Awareness Training" for the private or public sector.

Areas Covered

Contact Person

Karen Horner

Organisation Address

United Kingdom

54.7023545, -3.2765753