Cambridgeshire & Peterborough are holding a consultation on their draft Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2020-2024, which outlines the priority areas and how local councils, the NHS and community organisations would like to work together to improve people’s health and reduce health inequalities that exist across the area.
If you would like to give your views on the strategy, use the link below to the online survey. There is an easy-read version of the survey available as well.
Are you or your child feeling anxious about Covid-19 or struggling with all the changes to your usual routine?
We’ve found a few helpful websites with suggestions to reduce anxiety and support your mental health through the next few months:
Coronavirus and your wellbeing – advice from MIND the mental health charity
Managing your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak – from Rethink Mental Illness
How to help an autistic child during the coronavirus outbreak – advice from the Priory
Uncertainty, anxiety and the Coronavirus pandemic – Ambitious about Autism
The ABC team from Dhiverse are holding a drop-in session during Sexual Health Awareness Week 2019.
Date: Wednesday 18th September 10am -1pm
At: the Community Escape room at the Grafton Centre
You can join them for a chat and light refreshments to find out what they do and how they make information around relationships and sex accessible to people with learning difficulties and autism. The theme for the drop-in is Relationships, Sex and Disability which is the topic for this year’s Sexual Health week.
For more information please contact Rosie Childs on 01223 508805 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This year is the 10th anniversary of the Autism Act. The National Autistic Society will be marking this anniversary throughout 2019 and campaigning to make sure the Government improves support for autistic children and adults.
You can help by taking our survey and telling us about your experiences of autism services.
Many thanks for taking part!
This group is for adults aged 18-25 (inclusive) who consider themselves to have an additional need. The group aims to provide opportunities for these young people to meet new ‘faces’ and go to new ‘places!’
Dosoco, a local charity, supports music related projects that have the power to unlock people’s worlds and have a positive social impact as a result. There are four areas they’d like to support: music therapy, music access, music education and the innovative use of sound and music for social good.
Little Miracles Soham is now running a caregivers coffee morning on a Tuesday, for families who have children (all ages) with additional needs, disabilities and/or life limiting conditions.
The National Autistic Society is running FREE information days to talk to carers and families of people on the autism spectrum about changes in adult social care.
Understanding Autism is a seminar which provides information and advice to parents and carers of children who have received a recent diagnosis of autism. There will be two seminars in November at The Chitra Sethia Autism Centre.