Resources

Resources

We have put together a guide to what is available locally to support families of children with additional needs.

This is not a comprehensive list. There may be other organisations and clubs available locally.  If you know of any others, please let us know.

 

Support and Information

Outside-In
Support group for families and adults, living or working with ADHD and ASC.

Contact
Tel: 01462 813282
Email: info@outsidein-solutions.org
Web: www.outsidein-solutions.org

Autism Bedfordshire
Provides information, advice and support to children and adults with autistic spectrum conditions and their families.

Contact
Tel: 01234 350704
Web: www.autismbeds.org

 The Avenue
Offers support to families who have children on the autistic spectrum.

Contact
Tel:  07425 551110
Email: theavenuesupport@outlook.com
Web: theavenuesupport.co.uk

Carers in Bedfordshire
Support for carers.

Contact
Tel: 0300 111 1919
Web: www.carersinbeds.org.uk

Families United Network
A group providing advice, support and services to children, young adults and families with special educational and disabilities (SEND).  This includes holiday clubs, swimming sessions, youth clubs and trips out.

Contact
Tel: 01582 420800
Email: info@familiesunitednetwork.org.uk
Web: www.familiesunitednetwork.org.uk

Parent Network
Support group for parents caring for children with additional needs and disabilities.

Contact
Tel: 01442 219720
Email: info@familiesinfocus.co.uk
Web: www.familiesinfocus.co.uk

Nurse Led Clinic
To support families in understanding and managing sleep, behaviour toileting or eating problems.

Contact
Tel:  01234 310271
01234 310278

 

Clubs and Activities

Saxon Pool Beaver Swim Session
Saturdays 5 – 6pm
Pool closed to the general public. Only open to families of young people or adults with SEND.

Contact
Tel: 01462 700 350  or  01767 433 133

Disability Multi Activity Club
Saxon Leisure Centre
Every Friday 5 – 7pm
Aimed for 8 – 17 year olds. Join in with fun games and activities.

Contact
Tel: 0300 300 4621 (Robin Osborn)
Email: robin.osborn@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk
Web: centralbedfordshire.gov.uk

Children with Disability Register
Join free to receive newsletters of activities happening locally and registration card. Which may provide benefits at leisure facilities.

Contact
Tel: 0300 300 6311
Email: christine.collis@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk

Go Club!
A club open to children aged 4-17 years old, with Neuro Diverse conditions (eg ASD, ADHD).

Contact
Tel: 07859 048832 (Deborah Wheeler)
Web: dhwheeler.wix.com/goclub

Adapted Bikes at Marston Moretaine Forest Centre
Use adapted bikes in lovely forest surroundings.

Contact
Tel: 0300 300 4621
Email: robin.osborn@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk