Useful Website Addresses & Contact Numbers
http://www.treehouse.org.uk/TreeHouse is the national charity for autism education. TreeHouse was founded in 1997 by parents of children with autism and today campaigns for better autism education nationally and runs a school for children and young people with autism. TreeHouse undertakes policy and parliamentary work and research to ensure autism is a national priority, supports parents to campaign locally and offers training and consultancy on autism education.
Gingerbread/One Parent Families website is helpful re benefits advice etc.
The Parent Partnership Service (PPS)
offers independent advice, support and information to help parents/carers to get the best education for their child www.yourable.com Includes help with DLA information http://www.barnardos.org.uk/parentpartnershipservice a service for all parents/carers of children & young people who have or may have Special Educational Needs (SEN). The Parent Partnership Service (PPS) offers independent advice, support and information to help parents/carers to get the best education for their child.
www.entitledto.co.uk This website provides free online calculators to help you work out your entitlement to benefits and tax credits www.icare4autism.org The International Center for Autism Research and Education offers the latest in autism information and provides all those with autism spectrum condition an invaluable place to find resources. www.mind-the-gap.org.uk Mind the Gap is an experienced touring theatre company based in Bradford, Yorkshire, which performs around the UK and internationally. A professional theatre company that helps people with learning disabilities become professional actors, and helps actors with learning disabilities achieve their potential. Take a look at their website if you are keen to performance.
Information for people with disabilities re higher education, support and financial assistance
KidZui is a free Web browser, search engine and online playground for kids 3-12.
Play Partners can help children with a disability access play or holiday schemes 01274 431571
Bradford Young Carers Older children often help their parents to look after disabled siblings. For advice and information contact 01274 481183
Bradford Toy Library, St Luke’s Call Emma or Michelle on 01274 365463 for opening times
www.entitledto.co.uk This website provides free online calculators to help you work out your entitlement to benefits and tax credits.
Help Lines: Need help or support?
The National Autistic Society www.nas.org.uk Parents’ Help line: 0845 070 4004 (Mon-Fri 10-4)
Parentline Plus 0800 80 2222 Parentline is a free, confidential service for any parent, any time.
Parent Partnership Lines: Bradford 0127 4 481183 Leeds 0113 3951200
Craven & Harrogate 01609 534983
Social Services Children’s Services Bradford 01274 437500 Leeds 0113 3984702 Craven 01756 793700
Carers Leeds www.carers.org 0113 246 8338
Benefits Advice Services - DIAL (Disablement Information and Advice Line)
Bradford 01274589162, Leeds 0113214 3630, Benefits Agency, Skipton 01535 617400
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This page was last updated: March 21, 2016
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