Taunton Autism Support Group

Local Support and Resources

Links

Support Groups

National Support Groups

The National Autistic Society (NAS)

NAS champion the rights and interests of all people with Autism and aim to provide individuals with Autism and their families with help, support and services that they can access, trust and rely upon and which can make a positive difference to their lives.

Carers UK

Carers UK is the voice of carers. They aim to improve carers’ lives by providing information and advice on carers’ rights and by campaigning for changes that make a real difference for carers.

Mencap

Mencap is the leading UK charity for people with a learning disability and their families.

Local Support Groups

Bridgwater Parent Support Group

Support group for parents of children with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome in the Bridgwater and Burnham area.

Chard Parent Support Group

Support group for parents/carers of children with disabilities in the Chard area

Frome Parent Support Group

Support group for parents of children with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome in the Frome area.

Highbridge Family Social Group

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Shepton Mallet Parent Support Group

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Financial Support

Money Saving

CEA Card

A national card that can be used to verify that the holder is entitled to one free ticket for a person accompanying them to the cinema. (see Price Reductions page for more details).

Energy Watch

Find out what discounts and support you may be entitiled to from your energy suppliers. (see Price Reductions page for more details).

Grants

The Family Fund

The Family Fund helps families with severely disabled children to have choices and the opportunity to enjoy ordinary life. (see Grants page for more details).