Specialist Services – NE Lincs support ….

Family Action Support

North East Lincs Family Action Support Team (FAST) is a specialist service for families with children with attention and behavioural difficulties, including Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and other complex needs, aged 3-17 years. 

Linkage

Linkage supports children, parents and carers where the children are aged between the age of 5-18 and have special educational needs, learning disabilities /difficulties across the whole of Lincolnshire.         The service is free.        They can:

  • Provide guidance and reassurance in completing referral, benefit forms and support in following appeal processes and attending tribunals.
  • Provide support on strategies that can be used in the home or in school.
  • Support young people and their parents getting the right support in school, preparing to leave school or college, training courses, colleges, supported internships and supported employment  and day activity opportunities.
  • Planning for the future – work, supported accommodation, available leisure activities.
  • Meet children and families at home, liaise with the school.

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Options Group

Options Group accepts referrals for specialist autistic services in North Lincolnshire.          Click icon to see their map.         They offer an outreach service, community-based living services and longer term adult residential care:  Options Watermill       Thorpe House.

Autism East Midlands

Autism East Midlands aims to to ensure people with autism can live their lives with dignity, choice and independence.              The nearest services to Grantham are in the Nottingham area.             They offer outreach servicesday services and residential services.               Here are their   Admission criteria   and   Application form.              Click icon below for their Home page.            Once you are in the Adult Services section, navigate via the left hand column.Autism E Mid