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 »

Cerebra

Cerebra is a unique national charity that strives to improve the lives of children with brain-related neurological conditions. Read more »

bibic

Our mission is to help children (aged 6 months to 18 years) with conditions affecting their social, communication and learning abilities. 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 »

Peach

Peach is a parent-led charity that promotes Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention (EIBI) for young children with autism. 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 »

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 »

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

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

Short Breaks

The Resources Team, who are the Short Breaks Team consist of Somerset Supporters and the Children’s Autism Outreach Team. Read more »

NAS accredit local school

3 Dimensions is a small Independent special educational needs school based in Somerset that has been recently accredited by the National Autistic Society. Read more »