Information about Autism, ADHD , and related conditions:

National Autistic Society

www.autism.org.uk

PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance) Society

www.pdasociety.org.uk

ADDitude Magazine

www.additudemag.com

Sensory Processing Disorder

www.sensory-processing-disorder.com

Irlen Syndrome

irlen.com

ARFID Awareness UK

(Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder)

arfidawarenessuk.org

Local Support:

ADD-Vance

www.add-vance.org

ADD-Vance ADHD and Autism Trust Herts based charity supporting families and professionals involved in the care of children with Autism, ADHD or related conditions.

Carers In Herts

www.carersinherts.org.uk

Carers in Hertfordshire provides advice, information and support to unpaid carers – people looking after someone who is elderly, disabled, has a physical or mental illness or who misuses drugs or alcohol.

Families in Focus

www.familiesinfocus.co.uk

Families in Focus CIC support families of children with additional needs with parenting courses and parent network groups.

Potential Kids

www.potentialkids.org

Social and Educational Activities for neurodiverse children and young people in Herts

SENDIASS

www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/microsites/local-offer/support/sendiass.aspx

Herts Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service.

Space

www.spaceherts.org.uk

Supporting Families in Hertfordshire Autism . ADHD . Related Conditions.

Local Offers and Parent Carer Forums:

Herts Parent Carers Involvement (Hertfordshire Parent Carer Forum)

www.hertsparentcarers.org.uk

Special Needs Action Panel (Central Bedfordshire Parent Carer Forum)

www.snappcf.org.uk

Useful Education Links:

IPSEA (Independent Provider of Special Education Advice)

www.ipsea.org.uk

SOS!SEN

www.sossen.org.uk

Information and Advice for Children and Young People with SEND

National Helpline 0300 302 3731

Equality & Human Rights Commission (EHRC)

www.equalityhumanrights.com/

Advice and Guidance on Equality Law and Education

Useful Health Links:

ADD-more (East and North Herts NHS Trust ADHD service)

www.enherts-tr.nhs.uk/patients-visitors/our-services/adhd-add

PALMS

www.hct.nhs.uk/our-services/palms

PALMS (Positive behaviour, Autism, Learning disability and Mental health Service) works across the county providing a specialist multi-disciplinary approach to children and young people aged 0-19 who have a global learning disability and/or Autistic Spectrum Disorder and their families.

Other Links:

Tracks Autism

www.tracks-autism.org.uk

Independent Specialist Early Years Centre for children with an autistic spectrum condition in Stevenage.

NESSIE

nessieeducation.com

North Herts Emotional Support in Schools CIC– Supporting Positive Mental Health in School

Council for Disabled Children (CDC)

www.councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk/resources-and-help/im-parent

Information and Resources for Parents