Parents Supporting Parents

IASS

Shropshire Information, Advice and Support Service (IASS) formerly known as Parent Partnership Service (PPS), provides free, confidential and impartial information, advice and support around Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, including health and social care. Opening hours: The referral line is manned Monday to Friday 10 am till 4pm. Shropshire IASS C/o Citizens Advice Shropshire 01743 280019 www.cabshropshire.org.uk/shropshire-iass/

Autism Westmidlands

Training workshops for parents, family events and short break activities for children and young people. Please contact us to join our email list to receive regular updates about forthcoming events in Shropshire. Information, guidance and support by phone, email or at a face to face advice appointment at various venues across the county. Please contact the Autism West Midlands Information Helpline to book a Shropshire advice appointment.

www.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/ 

Empathy for special children is a registered charity, working across Shropshire to improve the lives and reduce the social isolation of those growing up with a Hidden Disability http://www.empathyforspecialchildren.org/

Edvocation Services Ltd

Autism training, consultancy and advocacy for Education providers,  Businesses, Community Groups and Families

https://www.edvocationservices.com/

Shropshire Autism Service

https://www.shropshireautismservice.co.uk/

All in: Short break opportunities and activities for children with additional needs The All-in activity programme is available to children who find it hard to use a standard activity but still want to enjoy sports, clubs, and activities with other children like them.

https://www.shropshire.gov.uk/the-send-local-offer/social-care/short-breaks/all-in-programme/

The SEND local offer

https://shropshire.gov.uk/the-send-local-offer/

Early help

https://shropshire.gov.uk/early-help/

BeeU

We are a 0-25 Emotional Health and Wellbeing Service based in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin

https://beeu.org.uk/

Kooth- online support

https://kooth.com/

Beam- drop in centre https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/beam/shropshire

Healios- online cbt

https://www.healios.org.uk/

Shropshire Council First Point of Contact (FPOC) 0345 6789040

Parent guides

https://www.ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk/understanding-autism/education/communicating-with-your-childs-school

https://www.autismeducationtrust.org.uk/shop/parents-guide/

Cerebra Guides for Parents

http://www.cerebra.org.uk/help-and-information/guides-for-parents/

https://www.cerebra.org.uk/help-and-information/guides-for-parents/dla-guide/

Contact Factsheets and Parent Guides

https://contact.org.uk/advice-and-support/resource-library/?k=&s=all&t=10720&f=all&n=all&l=allt guides

https://contact.org.uk/advice-and-support/education-learning/

Parent Practioners 

Our parenting practitioners offer one-to-one support to parents via an 'Understanding your child/teen' clinic appointment or telephone call consultation, and group support through the delivery of 'Understanding your child/teen' groups and workshops. For further information, or to book a clinic or group please contact the Parenting Team parenting.team@shropshire.gov.uk or Telephone 01743 250950.

https://shropshire.gov.uk/early-help/practitioners/the-early-help-offer-provision-of-early-help-services/parenting-programmes/