Where can I find support?
Local Support and Organisations
www.oasisonline.org.uk - an Oxfordshire support group for parents of children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome. They hold monthly support meetings often with interesting speakers.
Autism Family Support Oxfordshire - a charity that provides support to children and young people aged 0-25 years old, with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and their families; within the area of Oxfordshire
- Spreading awareness of autismoxford.org.ukautism . Frequent conferences and talks
www.parents-talking-aspergers.co.uk Banbury based group of parents of children with Aspergers Syndrome.
Regular meetings and social events.
www.thomleyactivitycentre.org - Thomley Hall Activity Centre - a specialist activity centre for children and young people with disabilities and their families, particularly those on the Autistic Spectrum. This safe resource has a program of activities both in and outdoors. See the website for details.
www.oxfsn.org.uk - OXFSN – Oxfordshire Family Support Network - supporting and mentoring parents of people with learning disabilities.
young people with autism such as getting a diagnosis to dealing with puberty.
fisd.oxfordshire.gov.uk/ Oxfordshire Family Information Service (OxonFIS) provide information and support for children, young people and families in Oxfordshire on childcare, play and leisure, family and parenting support and the schools' admission process
SOS SEN - A national charity aiming to empower parents and carers of children and young people with SEN and disabilities to access the help they are entitled to, particularly in the education system.
www.ipsea.org.uk - IPSEA - Independent Parental Special Education Advice. A charity which offers legal advice, support and training to ensure children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) access the right education.
SENDIASS Oxfordshire aims to help parents, carers, young people and educational professionals to work together to provide the best possible support to children and young people with special educational needs, by: