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National Autistic Society

The UK's largest provider of specialist autism services.  In Kent they provide:  residential homes, respite & short breaks, daytime hubs, one-to-one support as well as their nationwide services:  helpline, carers support, diagnosis centre and Autism Services Directory
Telephone:
Helpline - 0808 800 4104
E-mail:
nas@nas.org.uk
Website:
www.autism.org.uk

The Parents Consortium Family Advice Service

Information and advice about services for disabled children and their families.
Telephone:
01322 668501
E-mail:
admin@wearebeams.org.uk
Website:
We Are Beams
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 0-4, Ages 5-10, 18-25 (Transition)
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Hearing impaired, Language difficulty, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Severe learning difficulty, Visually impaired, Communication and interaction, Autism, Physical sensory/medical, Profound, severe or complex, Behaviour and learning

Portage Group

Portage group for children and their families on the autistic spectrum, ADHD, ADD, ASHD, learningneds, development delay, undiagnosed or diagnosed
Telephone:
01227 786420
E-mail:
Jennie Thompson - admin@canterburydeyp.org.uk

Positive Behaviour Support Team

We provide advice and support to mcch services, staff, families/carers, people we support, professionals and other organisations.   We can assist in finding out why an individual engages in the behaviour(s) that they do and develop appropriate interventions to reduce its occurrence. Interventions are generally proactive…
Telephone:
0800 0282815
E-mail:
a.fitton@mcch.org.uk
Website:
www.mcch.org.uk/.../index.asp

Sheppey Community Day Service

Kent County Council community activities for people with learning disabilities. We put the individual at the heart of what we offer in Sheppey. There is a large choice of activities to suit people of all abilities. This could be: making friends and socialising learning new…
Telephone:
03000 420700

Shepway Community Service

Kent County Council community activities for people with learning disabilities. We put the individual at the heart of what we offer in Shepway, including Romney Marsh, Hythe and Folkestone. There is a large choice of activities to suit people of all abilities. This could be:…
Telephone:
03000 414345

A Sigh of Relief

Sigh of Relief is a Social Group of parents & carers of children & young adults with ADHD and ASD. We are not trained but offer support for one another & advise of other helpful organisations. We meet every first Monday (excluding bank hol &…
Telephone:
07590 844566
E-mail:
samanthametcalfe@btinternet.com
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/

SNAAP (Special Needs Advisory and Activities Project)

SNAAP is unique: there are no other local organisations which provide the extensive range of services to children with every kind of disability, aged from 0-19 years, in partnership with parents. The focus of the services is upon all of the child's needs including educational,…
Telephone:
01227 367555
Website:
www.snaap.org.uk
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Hearing impaired, Language difficulty, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Severe learning difficulty, Visually impaired, Communication and interaction, Autism, Physical sensory/medical, Profound, severe or complex, Behaviour and learning

South West Kent Community Service

Kent County Council community activities for people with learning disabilities We put the individual at the heart of what we offer in west Kent. Areas include; Maidstone and Malling, Cranbrook, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks, Edenbridge, Paddock Wood and Ashford. There is a large choice of activities to suit…
Telephone:
01622 685505

Space Charity Family Advice Service

Information and advice about services for disabled children and their families.
Telephone:
07799 355067
E-mail:
info@spacecharity.org
Website:
Space Charity
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 0-4, Ages 5-10
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Hearing impaired, Language difficulty, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Severe learning difficulty, Visually impaired, Communication and interaction, Autism, Physical sensory/medical, Profound, severe or complex, Behaviour and learning

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