NAS South West Area Member’s Event 2013

Access presentations and papers from this year’s National Autistic Society (NAS) South West Area Member’s event. This includes Carol Povey, Director of the Centre for Autism, NAS, with an overview of the latest NAS work and an update on the Autism in Maturity Project. Read more »

“The Undateables”

Are you single and looking for love? Do you have a physical, sensory or other impairment or a long term condition and want to meet the person of your dreams? If so please get in touch. Read more »

The Bridge

The Bridge is a major provider of professional development in the UK in the field of education, both special and mainstream, holding a reputation particularly in the fields of Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (LDD). Read more »

Taunton Asperger’s Group

Do you care for someone with Asperger’s Syndrome? If so, you may like to know that the Taunton Asperger’s Group meet monthly and has recently been founded by a group of carers in order to provide mutual support and share information. Read more »

Clinical Psychologist shares thoughts with Somerset members

The Somerset NAS branch has embarked on an initiative to collect as much evidence as possible of the need for support services in Somerset. This will be used to guide the county autism strategy and the design of support services for those with Autism and similar conditions and their families. Read more »

BBC DIY SOS: The Big Build

The BBC are keen to hear from families and individuals who would really benefit from having their home transformed, which is often a last port of call for desperate people struggling to cope with a radical change in their life bought on by no fault of their own. Read more »

3D sensory newsletter

3D’s Sensory Newsletter covers topics such as play, support and training as well as accessible space for local carers and families affected by Autism. Read more »

NAS Bristol branch activities

NAS Bristol branch activities provide access for children with autism and their families including the gym, swimming and drop in sessions. Why not pop in for a chat with other parents of children with ASD. Read more »

“One in a Hundred”

Autistica’s 2013 report, shares the experiences of over 1000 parents and individuals with autism. Many families and individuals with autism feel positive about medical research and ninety percent agree that there is a need for a greater scientific understanding. Read more »

Learning Curve

Learning Curve, part of Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, provides innovative training programmes for charities, social enterprises, education, private and voluntary organisations. Read more »

North Hill House

North Hill House is a residential school providing termly or weekly boarding for pupils with Asperger syndrome aged 7 to 19 years. Read more »

Minehead First School

Minehead First School is the largest First School in West Somerset. It serves a diverse neighbourhood and can cater for children with a wide range of needs. Read more »

Mark College

Mark College is a specialist residential school for boys and girls aged 10 to 19 with specific learning difficulties including: language disorders, dyslexia, dyscalculia and dyspraxia. Read more »

Cambian Lufton College

Cambian Lufton College is a vibrant college providing person-centred personal, social and vocational education, care and therapy for learners aged 16-25 with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum conditions and complex needs. Read more »

Lisa Masters, training provider

Lisa Masters provides training which helps learners to understand the ‘what is’ with the crucial ‘how to’ support and work with older teenagers and adults with Asperger syndrome/autism spectrum disorders. Read more »

Holly Tree Cottage

Holly Tree Cottage is a seven-bed home for young adults which provides a very ‘homely’ environment for six young men, all in their late teens or early twenties, and is a hive of constant activity. Read more »


Hilltop in Weston-super-Mare is an autism specific care home that caters for people who are aged sixteen to forty. Read more »

Farringdon Centre

Farringdon Centre is a small independent emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD) school which caters for 10 children with educational statements of special needs. Read more »

Elmwood School

Elmwood School educates pupils with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in groups with youngsters with complex learning difficulties. Read more »

Critchill School

Critchill School offers an holistic approach to education which enables pupils to make a positive contribution to school and community and fully prepares them for future success. Read more »


Brainwave provides therapy for children with developmental delay whether caused by cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism, genetic disorder or brain injury. Read more »

Conquest Equestrian Centre

The Conquest Centre is a leading Somerset charity dedicated to providing a range of activities centred around horses to adults and children with a wide range of disabilities. Read more »