Taunton Autism Support Group

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Archive for September, 2008

Mayor Opens New Taunton ASG Website

By • Sep 27th, 2008 • Category: TASG News

At 11am on Tuesday 30th September 2008, His Worship the Mayor of Taunton Deane, Councillor Tim Slattery, accompanied by the Mayoress, Mrs Gill Slattery, declared the new Taunton Autism Support Group website launched – and it went live! The launch was attended by parents/carers and professionals involved in supporting individuals with children on the Autistic […]



Young Carers Groups

By • Sep 24th, 2008 • Category: Child and Youth Activities

Offers support, advice, respite breaks, information and advocacy for young people aged 8-18 who have caring responsibilities for parents or siblings because of illness, disability or mental ill health.



Riding for the Disabled

By • Sep 24th, 2008 • Category: Child and Youth Activities

The Conquest Centre for Disabled Riders provides disabled people of all ages and abilities with the opportunity for regular horse riding – giving a sense of achievement and independence.



The Triad Centre

By • Sep 24th, 2008 • Category: Child and Youth Activities

A social club, run by Autism Solutions Ltd, for children with ASD and their families



SASP Swimming Club

By • Sep 22nd, 2008 • Category: Child and Youth Activities

Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) – Taunton based Swimming.



Bridgwater – NAS Out of School Club

By • Sep 22nd, 2008 • Category: Child and Youth Activities

For young people with Asperger Syndrome \ high functioning autism.



Disabled Persons Railcard

By • Sep 21st, 2008 • Category: Price Reductions

If you have a disability that makes travelling by train difficult you may qualify for the Disabled Persons Railcard.



Children, Young People & Learning Team

By • Sep 21st, 2008 • Category: Organisations

A specialist county wide service within the Children and Families branch of Somerset Social Services.



Autism ‘may be missed in girls’

By • Sep 20th, 2008 • Category: News & Events

Girls with mild Autism are less likely to be identified and diagnosed than boys, a study suggests.



The National Autistic Society

By • Sep 20th, 2008 • Category: Organisations

The National Autism Society (NAS) is a UK charity who champion the rights and interests of all people with Autism.