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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

Feb
22
Thu
6:30 pm SIGNAL Teens’ Group @ Telegraph Hill
SIGNAL Teens’ Group @ Telegraph Hill
Feb 22 @ 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
8:00 pm SIGNAL Thursday Evening Meeting @ Forest Hill
SIGNAL Thursday Evening Meeting @ Forest Hill
Feb 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Employment and ASD This month we have a representative from Auticon coming to talk to us about employment for people on the autism spectrum. Auticon specifically employ people on the autism spectrum in their IT
Feb
24
Sat
8:00 am Early Birds session at the Scien... @ Science Museum
Early Birds session at the Scien... @ Science Museum
Feb 24 @ 8:00 am – 11:15 am
Early Birds enables families with children who have an Autism Spectrum Condition to come along and enjoy the Museum free from the hustle and bustle of the general public. Taking place on selected Saturdays across
Feb
27
Tue
10:30 am Workshop – EHCP (Education and H... @ Leemore Centre
Workshop – EHCP (Education and H... @ Leemore Centre
Feb 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hosted by: Lewisham Parent and Carer’s Forum To find out more and to book, please call 020 8297 8056 or email info@lewishamparentcarer.org.uk
Feb
28
Wed
7:30 pm CLASH – AGM @ SE23
CLASH – AGM @ SE23
Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Campaign in Lewisham for Autism Spectrum Housing Includes an update on the progress of the new pilot housing project to be built very soon in Lewisham.
Mar
1
Thu
6:30 pm SIGNAL Teens’ Group @ Telegraph Hill
SIGNAL Teens’ Group @ Telegraph Hill
Mar 1 @ 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
Mar
7
Wed
8:00 pm SIGNAL Book Group for Adults @ Forest Hill
SIGNAL Book Group for Adults @ Forest Hill
Mar 7 @ 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
Mar
8
Thu
10:30 am Workshop – PIP (Personal Indepen... @ Leemore Centre
Workshop – PIP (Personal Indepen... @ Leemore Centre
Mar 8 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Hosted by: Lewisham Parent and Carer’s Forum To find out more and to book, please call 020 8297 8056 or email info@lewishamparentcarer.org.uk
6:30 pm SIGNAL Teens’ Group @ Telegraph Hill
SIGNAL Teens’ Group @ Telegraph Hill
Mar 8 @ 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
Mar
13
Tue
all-day Workshop – Emotional Regulation ... @ Brockley
Workshop – Emotional Regulation ... @ Brockley
Mar 13 all-day
Drumbeat Outreach Parent/Carer workshops Emotional Regulation For more information contact Drumbeat Outreach. Free but booking required. Contact via  outreach.admin@drumbeat.lewisham.sch.uk or 020 7635 9022.