• 07946 632 477
  • admin@signalfamilysupport.org

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

Mar
25
Mon
1:00 pm SIGNAL Library Session
SIGNAL Library Session
Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
In order to help members access the SIGNAL autism-related library we are going to hold monthly drop-in library sessions. Details are in the members newsletter or contact admin@signalfamilysupport.org, 07946 632477.
Mar
27
Wed
8:00 pm SIGNAL Book Group for Adults @ East Dulwich
SIGNAL Book Group for Adults @ East Dulwich
Mar 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The book will be Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell. We are always keen to have new members and everyone is welcome for a relaxed evening, whether or not you’ve read the
Mar
28
Thu
6:30 pm SIGNAL Teens’ Group @ Telegraph Hill
SIGNAL Teens’ Group @ Telegraph Hill
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
SIGNAL Teens’ Group is held weekly on Thursdays, 6.30pm to 9pm in SE14. This is an informal meet up for our ASD teens who want to socialise but might need some nudging. We want the
Apr
1
Mon
all-day Picturehouse – Parents / Carers’... @ Picturehouse
Picturehouse – Parents / Carers’... @ Picturehouse
Apr 1 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
Apr
2
Tue
10:00 am Workshop – Developing Independen... @ Downham
Workshop – Developing Independen... @ Downham
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Drumbeat Outreach Parent/Carer workshops Developing Independence, Keeping Safe and Preparing For Transition For more information contact Drumbeat Outreach. Free but booking required. Contact via  outreach.admin@drumbeat.lewisham.sch.uk or 020 7635 9022.
Apr
3
Wed
10:00 am Workshop – Understanding ASD – w...
Workshop – Understanding ASD – w...
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Understanding ASD: free workshops for parents and carers Sleep and ASD For more information contact Evelina Children’s Hospital. Free but booking required. Contact via: https://www.evelinalondon.nhs.uk/contact-us/contact-us.aspx
Apr
4
Thu
6:30 pm SIGNAL Teens’ Group @ Telegraph Hill
SIGNAL Teens’ Group @ Telegraph Hill
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
SIGNAL Teens’ Group is held weekly on Thursdays, 6.30pm to 9pm in SE14. This is an informal meet up for our ASD teens who want to socialise but might need some nudging. We want the
Apr
6
Sat
10:00 am World Autism Awareness Day – Fam... @ Deptford Market Yard
World Autism Awareness Day – Fam... @ Deptford Market Yard
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
World Autism Awareness Day Family Fun Day Deptford Market Yard – SE8 4BX For more information contact Alma Autism at almaautism@hotmail.com
2:30 pm The Curious Incident of the Dog ... @ Piccadilly Theatre
The Curious Incident of the Dog ... @ Piccadilly Theatre
Apr 6 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Relaxed performance @ Piccadilly Theatre
This is not a SIGNAL event. Please contact the theatre directly for more information – 0800 912 6971 Click here to book tickets The show is on at the Piccadilly Theatre, 16 Denman St, Soho,
Apr
11
Thu
6:30 pm SIGNAL Teens’ Group @ Telegraph Hill
SIGNAL Teens’ Group @ Telegraph Hill
Apr 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
SIGNAL Teens’ Group is held weekly on Thursdays, 6.30pm to 9pm in SE14. This is an informal meet up for our ASD teens who want to socialise but might need some nudging. We want the