Autism Research Centre

The mission of the ARC is to understand the biomedical causes of autism spectrum conditions, and develop new and validated methods for assessment and intervention. Read more »

Network Autism

Network Autism is the first UK network to provide an online space where autism professionals can engage and communicate directly and access constantly updated and exclusive content. Read more »

Pre-Autistic Network

The International Pre-Autistic Network (ipAn) is an organisation established to promote early diagnosis and intervention with infants. Read more »

Care Focus Somerset

Care Focus Somerset is a not-for-profit company and supports the Social Care sector (Adults, LD, Children’s, Supporting People) with Workforce Planning and Development. Read more »

Future 4 day service

Information about the development of Somerset’s Future 4 service which offers day services for local people with learning difficulties and support for those who wish to work.

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£2k for Autism Somerset

Autism Somerset has been awarded the sum of £2k from the Somerset Learning Disability Development Fund to improve autism awareness, communications and access to support throughout Somerset and adjoining counties. Read more »

Autism Professional Awards 2013

These awards launched by the National Autistic Society are the first of their kind to recognise and reward cross-discipline professionals who are leading the way in innovative autism practice. Read more »

Commissioning Support Programme

Improving life chances for children and young people in local communities in England is at the heart of the work that the Commissioning Support Programme (CSP) undertakes. The Commissioning Support Programme works flexibly with all local authorities in England and… Read more »

ISIS Transformation (CYPD)

The ISIS Transformation Programme is a ten year programme of change which aims to significantly change the culture of the organisation by changing current behaviours, processes and systems. Read more »


The Somerset Children and Young People’s Compact is a significant partnership with a role to help collectively shape services for the benefit of all children and young people across the county. Read more »

Contact a family

Contact a family is a UK-wide charity providing advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children.

Somerset Health and Wellbeing Board

A new approach to improving people’s lives, bringing together the NHS, local authorities and communities, and giving local people more opportunities to get involved and have a bigger say. All local authorities will have ‘shadow’ Health & Wellbeing Boards up… Read more »