Click icon to find out about autism and toileting, including potty training. See also our Things to help page about special clothing.
Click the page icon to see the Lincolnshire County Council guide to early years and childcare. new It includes providers of childcare and help with costs.
Here is a legal guide to help ensure parents do not miss out on free early years child care and education.
- Chapter 4 on finding free childcare might be of particular interest.
- Chapter 9 goes through a number of possible problems and outlines what the law says about them.
For reference, here is Lincolnshire Council’s service plan for childcare providers.
Ambitious about autism has produced a toolkit called Right from the start to take parents of small children through their autism journey. It starts from wondering whether a child might have autism, through diagnosis, to getting the right support for their child. Click icon to find out more.
Portage is a scheme for teaching pre-school children with special educational needs, new and useful skills in their own homes. Click icon for more information. Parents can refer their child directly.
This booklet offers a practical approach to help parents and carers develop life skills in their young children. It is produced by Falkirk Council’s Children with Disabilities team.
Tap button to download, then open in PDF viewer.
Lincolnshire County Council provide an Early support, care and co-ordination service, or ESCO for short. It is for children under eighteen with complex health needs or disabilities. To book an ESCO Drop in clinic appointment, phone the Customer Service Centre number: 01522 782111. Clinics are held monthly at Children’s Centres.
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To find out about speech and language development have a look at our page on the subject. ….. Click icon to view.
Read about parents whose preschool-age children have either autism or Asperger’s.