NAS Cambridge offers the following activities for families:
- Carers Support Group – an informal group to meet other parents and carers of children or adults on the autistic spectrum
- Courses and events
- See our resources pages for the branch library and other organisations offering information, support and activities
Latest news for families
- IPSEA EHC Plan Masterclass for Parents and Carers
7 February 2019
Tees Law, Titan House, Castle Park, Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AY
9.45am to 3.15pm
Aimed at parents and carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), this one-day training has been developed to guide you through the entire EHC plan process.
From the decision of the local authority to assess, right through to getting the final EHC plan, this training day will help you navigate the system, supporting you to make informed and positive decisions regarding your child’s education and getting the right plan in place.
The training covers the following topics:
- The structure of an EHC plan
- Where information should be within an EHC plan
- The legal status of an EHC plan
- What a good EHC plan should contain
- Q&A with a SEND expert
Full details on website https://www.ipsea.org.uk/Event/cambridge-ehc-plan-masterclass-for-parents-and-carers-01022019Continue reading →
- NAS Peterborough Monthly Drop-in and Social Group
Come and join us at the Asda Community Room for NEW Social Befriending group for adults with autism and their families and carers
The NAS are coming to Peterborough with a new social befriending group for autistic adults and anybody you wish to bring along for support. The sessions will provide information and advice for you as well as a place for you to meet, socialise and exchange ideas.
The sessions are free, bookings are not required. Please come along and share your experiences, interests and concerns.
The first half of the sessions will follow a format of friendly conversation and an overview of NAS services. During the second half, we will be available to organise, manage and play various board games, which you are welcome to join in with or just relax in our company.
There will be time at the end of each session for any support needed from the NAS Peterborough. We will show you the site and help you feel welcome. Refreshments provided. The room and toilets are situated on the first floor next to the cafe with stair and lift access to the room. (The dates below are all Fridays)
DATES FOR 2018: 7th Dec
DATES FOR 2019: 4th Jan, 1st Feb, 1st March, 5th April,
3rd May, 7th June, 5th July, 2nd August
Venue: Asda Community Room, Asda Superstore West Rivergate Shopping Centre Peterborough PE1 1ET
Car parking is available on site with car parking passes which are provided in the room. The Asda community room is in the centre of Peterborough, 10 minute walk from Peterborough train station, with many buses available from Queensgate bus station to Asda superstore. It is sited on Viersen Platz just off Bourges Boulevard northbound (A15) in Peterborough city centre.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT NAS PETERBOROUGH BRANCH ON EMAIL: Peterborough@nas.org.uk WEB: naspeterborough.webeden.co.uk
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- Stepping Stones (up to 12yrs)
Parenting Courses: Because Children don’t come with instructions
Broadleas, St Ives, PE27 5QB
Monday 7 Jan to 25 Feb 2019, 9.30am to 11.30am
A free course suitable for families with a child aged up to 12 years with Special Educational Needs or a disability:
· What is positive behaviour?
· Support your child’s development and help them to feel good about themselves
· Implement parenting routines and cope with stress
T: 01480 375116 to book a placeContinue reading →