Support, Empower, Advocate, Promote

SEAP (Support, Empower, Advocate, Promote) provide independent advocacy services to help resolve issues or concerns you may have about your health and well-being or your health and social care services. Read more »

In The Mix Youth Project

In The Mix Youth Project is a local youth work provider based in Somerset providing informal youth work opportunities and experiences for young people. Read more »

Adult Learners’ Week 2014

Adult Learners’ Week is a national celebration of lifelong learning, encompassing the Adult Learners’ Week awards, “have a go” taster events, parliamentary reception, and other activities such as a national policy conference. Read more »

Bath and North East Somerset Advice Service

The Advice Service, for adults with autism spectrum conditions and Aspergers and their family or carers living in Bath and North East Somerset, will take place every Wednesday at the Percy Community Centre in Bath from 1pm-5pm. Read more »

Finding work

This is a job searching and work preparation handbook for employment professionals and people with autism, including Asperger syndrome. Read more »

The Cameron Trust

The Cameron Trust is a charity that provides and manages housing for disabled people, ensuring that disabled people have more choice in where and how they live. Read more »

Passport to individual autism support

The Passport to individual autism support is a simple, at a glance document which explains the communication, sensory and support needs of adults who find it difficult to explain their needs when in stressful situations, such as meetings and interviews. Read more »

Getting on? Growing older with autism

This report sets out the challenges facing people with autism in older age – as related by them and the people who support them. It also makes recommendations on how central and local government can help to meet these challenges to make sure all older adults with autism can live the life they choose. Read more »

Project SEARCH

Project SEARCH is a school transition programme which is a unique, business-led, one-year, school-to-work programme that takes place entirely at the workplace in Bath with Bath and North East Somerset Council. Read more »

PROMISE

PROMISE is a Somerset county wide mentoring and advocacy service for young people and children. Read more »

Alternative Education Company

The AEC has been established with the primary focus of making a sustained difference to the life chances and social, emotional and physical well-being of disaffected young people. Read more »

Scope

We work with disabled people and their families. We offer practical support – from information services to education and everyday care. Read more »

Sibs

Sibs is the only UK charity representing the needs of siblings of disabled people. Read more »

Mencap

Mencap is the leading UK charity working with and for people with a learning disability and their parents and carers. Read more »

Rethink

We provide a range of services nationally, including advocacy, carer support, crisis services and more. Read more »

United Response

United Response provides a range of services for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs or physical disabilities. Read more »

Radar

Opening doors to independent living – the Radar NKS Key, guide and smartphone app. Read more »

Headway Somerset

Headway Somerset is an independent charity, affiliated to Headway UK. We provide social and cognitive rehabilitation for adults with brain injury. Read more »

Horseshoes and Handprints

Horseshoes and Handprints offer sensory contact, fun time and specialist horse riding to children and adults on the autistic spectrum, and / or with neurological disorders, or those suffering mental trauma due to abuse, bullying, bereavement, depression or separation anxiety. Read more »

Advocacy Tool Kit

The Advocacy Tool Kit, published by Autism Speaks, aims to help individuals on the spectrum and their families develop and use critical advocacy skills in order to achieve the best possible outcomes. Read more »

Ways Onto Work@Yate

Ways Onto Work@Yate is a series of short advice and information sessions taking place over the summer to help young people find out out more about getting a job. Read more »

Advice on Supported Internships

This guidance document published by the Department for Education is for schools, colleges, supported employment providers, employers, young disabled people and their families. Read more »

Weston Bay

A new and bespoke residential training facility for people on the autism spectrum has now been opened by Weston College, the first of its kind in the UK. Read more »

Push For Action

The NAS campaign,’Push for Action,’ will involve campaigners at a local and national level to call for accelerated delivery and improved local implementation of the adult autism strategy to ensure adults with autism get the support they need. 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 »

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 »

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

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