Library, Links & Resources

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ACCT has a substantial library resource for its members to use. If you’d like to borrow a book/ DVD then please call and arrange a time to come and take a look. We have an exhaustive list of the books and DVDs in our library which we can email to you should you wish to take a look at it.

Links

Autism Links is an Autism information website that was originally created after speaking to a lot of families and carers up and down the country.

Advice about travelling with Autism blog.

The PDA Society is a voluntary organisation, overseen by a management committee, each of whom is a parent of a child with PDA. The PDA society aims to offer  support, advice and information to anyone involved with an individual with PDA, whether suspected or diagnosed, child or adult.Formerly known as the PDA Contact Group, the PDA Society aims to offer support, advice and information to anyone involved with an individual with PDA, whether suspected or diagnosed, child or adult.

Sheffield Parent Carer Forum is an independent group of parents and carers of children and young people (0-25) with disabilities and special educational needs. Their main aim is to ensure the needs of their children are met. They bring together parent carers from across Sheffield to provide mutual support, exchange information, and influence policy and practice.

Autism Plus is a charity that supports adults and young people with autism, learning disabilities and mental health conditions.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Community Kit  is a useful website that allows charities, volunteer groups and non-profit making organisations to build their own websites.

Sheffield Adult Autism and Neurodevelopmental Service:  Assessment, diagnosis and multi-disciplinary interventions for people with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (including disorders formerly known as Aspergers Syndrome)

The National Autistic Society

Sheffield Autistic Society

Tips and advice for dealing with sensory overload whilst out and about. Some useful ideas!

Sheffield Carers’ Centre – an independent charity and company, working to identify carers in Sheffield and to offer them a range of information, advice and support services. The centre is part of a network of similar centres across the country, co-ordinated by the Princess Royal Trust for Carers. The Centre was founded in 1993 and moved into its current premises in Bells Court in 2003.

St Mary’s Church – The location of our Parent’s Meetings, teenage club and ACCTivate.

Resources

ACCT Statutory Services information sheet

Sheffield Asperger’s Parent Action Group Information Sheet

Understanding autism – the impact on the family information sheet 

A free download for School Staff to help communication with pupils with autism.

A free, friendly, independent and confidential telephone helpline for parents and others looking for information and advice on Special Educational Needs.
 

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