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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

Jul
25
Thu
4:30 pm Fun Fizzical @ The Bridge Leisure Centre
Fun Fizzical @ The Bridge Leisure Centre
Jul 25 @ 4:30 pm – 5:55 pm
Fun Fizzical weekly activity sessions A weekly exercise group for children with special needs Where The Bridge Leisure Centre, Lower Sydenham When Thursdays 4:40 – 5:55pm Who Special needs children and their siblings aged 3 – 16 years
6:30 pm SIGNAL Teen group @ Telegraph Hill
SIGNAL Teen group @ Telegraph Hill
Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
SIGNAL Teen Group Who: teenagers on the spectrum who would like to socialise in a supported but unpressured way. Parents are encouraged to drop-off, although we understand if you need to stay initially. When: Thursday
Jul
27
Sat
8:30 am London Transport Museum – SEN ex...
London Transport Museum – SEN ex...
Jul 27 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
SEN Explorers sessions at the London Transport Museum Morning session For more information contact the London Transport Museum. Under 18’s and carers go free, but need to book. Contact via: https://ltmuseum.co.uk/learning/family-learning
Jul
29
Mon
all-day SIGNAL Trip – Dreamland Margate @ Dreamland, Margate
SIGNAL Trip – Dreamland Margate @ Dreamland, Margate
Jul 29 all-day
SIGNAL Trip - Dreamland Margate @ Dreamland, Margate
Dreamland Margate!!! Monday 29th July, 9am Join us on a day trip to Margate on the Kent coast. For information about the park and the rides, go to: www.dreamland.co.uk If you would like to make
Aug
1
Thu
4:30 pm Fun Fizzical @ The Bridge Leisure Centre
Fun Fizzical @ The Bridge Leisure Centre
Aug 1 @ 4:30 pm – 5:55 pm
Fun Fizzical weekly activity sessions A weekly exercise group for children with special needs Where The Bridge Leisure Centre, Lower Sydenham When Thursdays 4:40 – 5:55pm Who Special needs children and their siblings aged 3 – 16 years
6:30 pm SIGNAL Teen group @ Telegraph Hill
SIGNAL Teen group @ Telegraph Hill
Aug 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
SIGNAL Teen Group Who: teenagers on the spectrum who would like to socialise in a supported but unpressured way. Parents are encouraged to drop-off, although we understand if you need to stay initially. When: Thursday
Aug
3
Sat
7:15 pm SENsory Astronights at the Scien... @ Science Museum
SENsory Astronights at the Scien... @ Science Museum
Aug 3 @ 7:15 pm – Aug 4 @ 10:00 am
SENsory Astronights is a relaxed, after-dark exploration of the Science Museum for children with special educational needs or disabilities. This year we’re celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first Apollo lunar landing, and you and your child
Aug
5
Mon
all-day Picturehouse – Parents / Carers’... @ Picturehouse
Picturehouse – Parents / Carers’... @ Picturehouse
Aug 5 all-day
Monthly film screenings especially for parents / carers of people on the autism spectrum or with other learning difficulties or complex needs. These screenings take place on the 1st Monday of the month at the East
Aug
6
Tue
8:00 pm SIGNAL Committee Meeting @ Forest Hill
SIGNAL Committee Meeting @ Forest Hill
Aug 6 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
All members are welcome at Committee Meetings If you are interested in joining the committee, raising issues about SIGNAL and what we do or about autism in general, or are simply curious about how the
Aug
8
Thu
4:30 pm Fun Fizzical @ The Bridge Leisure Centre
Fun Fizzical @ The Bridge Leisure Centre
Aug 8 @ 4:30 pm – 5:55 pm
Fun Fizzical weekly activity sessions A weekly exercise group for children with special needs Where The Bridge Leisure Centre, Lower Sydenham When Thursdays 4:40 – 5:55pm Who Special needs children and their siblings aged 3 – 16 years