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Useful contacts

See below for a list of contact numbers and websites for other useful organisations.

National Autistic Society
0808 800 4104
www.nas.org.uk

NAS Education Helpline
0808 800 4102

NAS Parent to Parent
0808 800 4106

Lewisham Autism Support
020 8699 3066

Kaleidoscope
020 7138 1100

Burgess Autistic Trust (Lewisham over-18s outreach)
020 8464 2897

Disabled Children’s Service (at Kaleidoscope)
020 7138 1272

Carers Lewisham
020 8699 8686
www.carerslewisham.org.uk

Contact a Family
– Lewisham: 020 8297 8056
– National: 0808 808 3555
www.cafamily.org.uk 

Lewisham Parent Partnership Service
020 8698 2202
www.family-action.org.uk/what-we-do/children-families/

Autism Services Directory
www.info.autism.org.uk

Disability Living Allowance Helpline
08457 123456
textphone: 08457 224433

IPSEA (education advice)
0800 018 4016
www.ipsea.org.uk

Family Fund
01904 621115
Textphone 01904 658085
www.familyfund.org.uk

Tax Credit Helpline
0345 300 3900
www.hmrc.gov.uk/taxcredits/

Network 81 (helpline)
0845 077 4055
www.network81.org

Family Lives
0808 800 2222
http://familylives.org.uk/

Mencap
– Lewisham: 020 8852 4100
– National: 0808 808 1111
www.mencap.org.uk
Children (up to 13)

Upcoming Events

Dec
17
Sun
all-day Picturehouse – Autism Friendly S... @ Picturehouse
Picturehouse – Autism Friendly S... @ Picturehouse
Dec 17 all-day
Autism Friendly Screenings are film screenings especially for people on the autism spectrum, people with other learning difficulties or complex needs, as well as their families, friends and carers. More Info about the Screenings. Autism Friendly screenings
Dec
18
Mon
9:30 am Rascals – under 5s Free soft pla... @ Bellingham Leisure Centre
Rascals – under 5s Free soft pla... @ Bellingham Leisure Centre
Dec 18 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Free soft play sessions at the Adventure Play Zone (Rascals) for children with special needs Check it’s on before you go: Gary Buswell on 020 8461 2213 or gbuswellbcp@gmail.com The Bellingham Community Project provides free monthly
1:00 pm Rascals – 5 to 11 years – Free s... @ Bellingham Leisure Centre
Rascals – 5 to 11 years – Free s... @ Bellingham Leisure Centre
Dec 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Free soft play sessions at the Adventure Play Zone (Rascals) for children with special needs Check it’s on before you go: Gary Buswell on 020 8461 2213 or gbuswellbcp@gmail.com The Bellingham Community Project provides free monthly
Dec
28
Thu
2:00 pm SIGNAL Panto trip
SIGNAL Panto trip
Dec 28 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Details will be published in the SIGNAL winter newsletter for members.
Jan
10
Wed
8:00 pm SIGNAL Book Group for Adults @ Forest Hill
SIGNAL Book Group for Adults @ Forest Hill
Jan 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
We are always keen to have new members and everyone is welcome for a relaxed evening, whether or not you’ve read the book, so please get in touch! bookclub@signalfamilysupport.org
Jan
11
Thu
9:30 am SIGNAL Coffee Morning – SE23 @ Forest Hill
SIGNAL Coffee Morning – SE23 @ Forest Hill
Jan 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
SIGNAL holds a coffee morning once each month. These are a great way to meet other members in an informal environment to have a chat over a cuppa – and a biscuit or two! People who are not yet
Jan
15
Mon
9:30 am Rascals – under 5s Free soft pla... @ Bellingham Leisure Centre
Rascals – under 5s Free soft pla... @ Bellingham Leisure Centre
Jan 15 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Free soft play sessions at the Adventure Play Zone (Rascals) for children with special needs Check it’s on before you go: Gary Buswell on 020 8461 2213 or gbuswellbcp@gmail.com The Bellingham Community Project provides free monthly
1:00 pm Rascals – 5 to 11 years – Free s... @ Bellingham Leisure Centre
Rascals – 5 to 11 years – Free s... @ Bellingham Leisure Centre
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Free soft play sessions at the Adventure Play Zone (Rascals) for children with special needs Check it’s on before you go: Gary Buswell on 020 8461 2213 or gbuswellbcp@gmail.com The Bellingham Community Project provides free monthly
Jan
18
Thu
8:00 pm SIGNAL Thursday Evening Meeting @ Forest Hill
SIGNAL Thursday Evening Meeting @ Forest Hill
Jan 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dee McAlinden, Thriving with ASD At this meeting we will be welcoming Dee McAlinden, who is an adult on the autism spectrum with two children also on the spectrum. In this talk Dee will share
Jan
21
Sun
all-day Picturehouse – Autism Friendly S... @ Picturehouse
Picturehouse – Autism Friendly S... @ Picturehouse
Jan 21 all-day
Autism Friendly Screenings are film screenings especially for people on the autism spectrum, people with other learning difficulties or complex needs, as well as their families, friends and carers. More Info about the Screenings. Autism Friendly screenings