Information – Key websites

Ambitious about Autism

Ambitious about Autism aims to make the ordinary possible for children and young people with autism.

  • Their website has very well presented information pages.       Look for the menu icon on the site.
  • It has a lot of on-line discussions.        Look for their magnifying glass icon and search for the topic of your choice.
  • They have produced a straight-forward and practical guide to autism in children under five.       They have a link on one of their Facebook posts.      Alternatively, search for Right from the start on their website to download it.         (new)

Website:  www.ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk         Twitter has a link to the website at the top of its display.

Autism help sheets

Options clinical team has produced a range of autism help sheets.       Click icon to browse.       Look for the heading above each help sheet image.       For more about Options Group see  Specialist services

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National Autistic Society

The National Autistic Society website offers a wealth of information.        Click page icon on the left to browse.        Look under About autism  at the top of the web page:  e.g. What is autism ?

They also have a discussion forum that you can browse or join.

Lincolnshire Family Services Directory

What can you find around here?        Click icon for SEND local offer.         It is the go-to place for SEN & Disability information for Lincolnshire.        If you are new to SEND try where do I start?

Lincolnshire Council

The Special Educational Needs and Disability section on the county council website is probably the most interesting part.        It covers local services for families of children with disability.       Click icon to browse.        Alternatively, here is their home page.       For a more detailed guide see Families under the Council website heading.

Contact

.Contact (for families with disabled children) was founded by parents.       They seem to know what is what.        Click icon to browse.       See also their Advice & support page.

NHS

The National Health Service website offers a guide to established medical opinion in the UK.        Click icon for their autism page.

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