Taunton Autism Support Group

Local Support and Resources

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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.



Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy Service

By • Sep 20th, 2008 • Category: Organisations

Offers a service to children and young people aged 0 – 19 years who have a wide range of communication and feeding / swallowing difficulties.