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ABA Horizons

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Advice and support

Age

From birth to 11 years old
07789 414 817 or 01206 258045
Updated: 27/09/2023
Find out more about ABA Horizons

Ambitious about Autism

Local Offer
Advice and support
Our ambition is to ensure all autistic children and young people can learn, thrive and achieve and lead fulfilling lives

Age

From 16 to 25 years old
020 8815 5444
Updated: 24/04/2023
Find out more about Ambitious about Autism

Autism and UK airports

Local Offer
Support and advice
Improving assistance for passengers with autism
Updated: 05/12/2023
Find out more about Autism and UK airports

Autism Education Trust (AET)

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Advice and support
Helping children and young people with autism to receive an education, and to reach their full potential.
Updated: 05/12/2023
Find out more about Autism Education Trust (AET)

Autizma

Local Offer
Support and advice
Our aim is to support services who support children, young people and adults
07956 002933 or 07950 940030
Updated: 25/04/2023
Find out more about Autizma

BBC Bitesize - Parents' Toolkit

Local Offer
Online support
Practical advice and activities. Accessible to all
Updated: 25/04/2023
Find out more about BBC Bitesize - Parents' Toolkit

Cerebra

Local Offer
Working wonders for children with brain conditions
Children with a brain condition: Support and Advice service
Charity for children with neurological conditions and brain injuries offering direct, ongoing support and funding vital research.

Age

From 0 to 16 years old
0800 328 1159 (freephone)
Updated: 10/10/2023
Find out more about Cerebra

Contact for families with disabled children

Local Offer
Advice and support
Charity that supports families with disabled children.

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
0808 808 3555 (free helpline Monday to Friday 9.30am - 5pm)
Updated: 28/04/2023
Find out more about Contact for families with disabled children

Disability driving

Local Offer
Disability Driving Instructors for SEND young people.

Age

From 17 years old
0844 800 7355
Updated: 11/10/2023
Find out more about Disability driving

Dravet Syndrome UK

Local Offer
Dravet Syndrome UK was created in 2008 by a group of parents who came together looking for support, resources and information relating to a rare, little known neurological condition called Dravet Syndrome.
Information and resources
01246 912 421 (available 10.30am - 3.30pm Monday to Friday)
Updated: 11/10/2023
Find out more about Dravet Syndrome UK

Future Directions CIC

Local Offer
Future Directions CIC is a values based organisation with the experience and expertise in delivering social care services to individuals with complex needs.
Disability and mental health support and advice service
Personalised support including: learning disabilities; autism spectrum; history/at risk of offending; mental health, complex needs.

Age

From 18 years old
0161 769 9000
Broadgate, OL9 9XA
Updated: 10/08/2023
Find out more about Future Directions CIC

Greater Manchester Autism Consortium

Local Offer
Support and advice services
A point of contact for anyone in Greater Manchester needing information about autism and related issues. Acessible to all.

Age

Any age
0161 998 4667
Stockport, SK3 0RF
Updated: 09/01/2024
Find out more about Greater Manchester Autism Consortium

Greater Manchester Autism Consortium - Grow in confidence in your Autism

Local Offer
Online monthly meeting
Virtual meeting on Zoom exclusively for autistic adults, to allow them to meet other people, discuss matters of general interest, and share their experiences and ideas.
Mark Simpson: 07876 746 403
Updated: 20/05/2022
Find out more about Greater Manchester Autism Consortium - Grow in confidence in your Autism

I AM - Celebrating Autism in Greater Manchester

Local Offer
Support group
I AM Celebrating Autism in Greater Manchester works across the 10 Manchester Boroughs and supports children and adults who are autistic and their families.

Age

10 years to adult
0161 866 8483
Various locations across Greater Manchester
Updated: 02/06/2023
Find out more about I AM - Celebrating Autism in Greater Manchester

Independent Options Community Support

Local Offer
Support and advice for children with special needs
Supporting children and young people with additional needs to participate in mainstream activities with their peers.

Age

From 0 to 26 years old
0161 456 6502
Various venues
Updated: 17/03/2023
Find out more about Independent Options Community Support

Making Sense of SEN Law Workshops 2024 Series

Local Offer
Oldham Parent Carer Forum and Oldham SEND Information and Advice Support Service (SENDIASS) are delighted to be able to offer a wide range of workshops that have been designed for parents and carers of children and young people who have or may have additional needs and/or disabilities, aged 0-25 living in Oldham or accessing an Oldham School. 
Oldham Parent Carer Forum
Updated: 28/02/2024
Find out more about Making Sense of SEN Law Workshops 2024 Series

National Autistic Society

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Support and advice

Age

All ages
0808 800 1050
Updated: 09/06/2023
Find out more about National Autistic Society

NICE guidance for Autism spectrum disorder

Local Offer
Autism spectrum disorder in under 19s: recognition, referral and diagnosis
Accessible to all

Age

From 0 to 19 years old
0300 323 0140
Updated: 23/03/2023
Find out more about NICE guidance for Autism spectrum disorder

Oldham CAMHS (child and adolescent mental health service), formerly Healthy Young Minds.

Local Offer
Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm
Support , advice and health care
Specialist services to children and young people with mental health and emotional wellbeing difficulties.

Age

From 0 to 18 years old
Referrals; 0161 770 8332, Queries: 0161 716 2020
Royal Oldham Hospital, OL1 2JH
Updated: 10/10/2023
Find out more about Oldham CAMHS (child and adolescent mental health service), formerly Healthy Young Minds.

PANS PANDAS UK

Local Offer
Awareness support education
PANS PANDAS UK is a charity which was established by a dedicated group of parents with children who are affected by these conditions
Updated: 27/07/2023
Find out more about PANS PANDAS UK

Parenting Smart

Local Offer
Parenting support
Want some tried and tested tips parents have found helpful? Accessible to all.

Age

4 - 11 years old
020 7923 5500
Updated: 19/07/2023
Find out more about Parenting Smart

Relax Kids Oldham

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health

Age

From 3 to 18 years old
07810 617 909
Updated: 11/12/2023
Find out more about Relax Kids Oldham

Respect for all - Counselling

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
For Autistic People, People with Learning Disabilities, and Their Families and Carers
We believe that each person is unique and has potential. We show our respect through taking the time and effort to communicate with clients at a pace and in a way that is both helpful and empowering.
0161 532 4075
Updated: 16/12/2022
Find out more about Respect for all - Counselling

SENDCode

Local Offer
SENDCode is a specialist programme designed for young people who are unable to access school or Post-16 providers because of environmental or social factors.
Specialist programme

Age

11 to 16 years old
0161 505 0474
Updated: 10/10/2023
Find out more about SENDCode

The Big Ambition - Have Your Say

Local Offer
The Big Ambition is a national survey of children and young people across England.
Online Survey
020 7783 8330
Children’s Commissioner for England, Sanctuary Buildings, 20 Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3BT,
Updated: 10/10/2023
Find out more about The Big Ambition - Have Your Say

The Light Autism Friendly Film Showings

Local Offer
At The Light we believe the magic of the big screen is for everyone, and we strive to ensure our venues and programmes are accessible to all.
Cinema supporting autism
Updated: 10/01/2024
Find out more about The Light Autism Friendly Film Showings

The Palace & Opera House Relaxed Young Company – Youth Theatre Programme

Local Offer
A new youth theatre programme is launching at The Palace & Opera House for young people on the autism spectrum aged 13 – 18.
0161 245 6635
Updated: 20/06/2023
Find out more about The Palace & Opera House Relaxed Young Company – Youth Theatre Programme

The SENsory Hub

Local Offer
Our offer is to support children and young adults with Neurodevelopmental issues such as autism, ADHD and other SEND conditions helping their families, and carers.
Support for children and young adults with Neurodevelopmental issues such as autism, ADHD and other SEND conditions helping their families, and carers, particularly in the Middleton area of the borough.
07359 237408
Unit 5-6, Midway House, Old Hall St, Middleton, Manchester, M24 1AN
Updated: 10/10/2023
Find out more about The SENsory Hub

Together Trust - Meridian

Local Offer
Short breaks for carers/people they care for
Specialist education, community and care provider: services include consultancy from clinical psychologists and play therapists.

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
0161 485 7235
Cheadle Hulme, SK8 7BH
Updated: 18/02/2022
Find out more about Together Trust - Meridian

Together Trust - Therapy and Specialist Support

Local Offer
Support for carers of children and young people with extra needs
Special services to enable families to get the help they need for children and young people to get the best from school and home life.

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
0161 283 4848
Together Trust Centre, Schools Hill, Cheadle, Cheshire SK8 1JE
Updated: 10/10/2023
Find out more about Together Trust - Therapy and Specialist Support

Together Trust - Woodlands

Local Offer
Short breaks for carers/people they care for
Specialist education, community and care provider: services include consultancy from clinical psychologists and play therapists.

Age

From 5 to 17 years old (upon admission)
0161 430 8604
Romiley, SK6 3EN
Updated: 19/07/2023
Find out more about Together Trust - Woodlands

Transition Support (POINT)

Local Offer
There are many different experiences at transition points for children and young people with additional needs.
Advice and support
Accessible to all
0161 503 1547
Updated: 13/07/2023
Find out more about Transition Support (POINT)

Venture Disability Care

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Activities
Providing opportunities to learn, grow and develop by improving abilities and above all confidence. Accessible to all.

Age

18 - 35 year olds
07874 076 873
Updated: 19/04/2023
Find out more about Venture Disability Care

Witherslack Group

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Specialist education and care
We provide inspirational education and care to children and young people, resulting in life changing experiences and countless stories of success. Accessible to all.
Hall Cliffe School Jubilee Campus, Jubilee Way, Grange Moor, Wakefield, WF4 7TD
Updated: 11/12/2023
Find out more about Witherslack Group