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Every local authority needs to have an IAS Service. They offer information, advice, signposting and support for families with children with SEND.
 
This is where you will find information on all of the SEND services that you should need eg local schools or activities.
 
For activities and support for families with children and young people with additional needs and their siblings.
 
These lovely ladies do what we do in Plymouth, as some of you may use services or live in Cornwall you may need them.
Loads of information and advice for families with children and young people with SEND
 

An organisation that give grants to families with children and young people with SEND. This may be means tested.

 

This page has several different courses and information sheets about Autism.

Count the Costs: How has the pandemic affected your family's finances?
Tell Contact about it. As a thank-you for your time, you will be entered into a draw to win one of three £100 vouchers.
This year, Contact’s landmark #CountingTheCosts survey will provide a unique snapshot of how Covid-19 has affected the incomes of families with disabled children in the UK. Your answers will help Contact build a stronger case with government for better financial support for families.

Take the survey 

Consultation closes 7th July 2021.

You are invited to complete this survey if you are a criminal justice professional (e.g. police, judiciary, prison, probation, youth offending team, legal or para-legal) who has experience working with young autistic offenders aged 25 or under OR if you are a professional who has worked with autistic clients (e.g. social worker, support worker, teacher, psychologist, psychiatrist, community psychiatric nurse) who have been involved with the criminal justice system aged 25 or under. 
 
Consultation closes: TBC
 
Help us to share your views and experiences. Please complete this survey if you are a relative (e.g. parent, carer, sibling, spouse) of an autistic person who has been involved, or has had concerns about being involved, with the criminal justice system when aged 25 and under.
 
Consultation closes: TBC
 
Help us share your views and experiences. Please complete this survey if you are an autistic adult (aged 18+) AND were involved with the criminal justice system when aged 25 and under OR had/have concerns about being involved with the criminal justice system when aged 25 and under.
 
Consultation closes: TBC
 
Consultation closes 17th June 2021.
 
Consultation closed 26th February 2021.
 

Consultation closed 29th January 2021.

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