Charity abseil at County Hall

£250 was raised in a charity abseil at the County Hall for the National Autistic Society. You can read more here: Charity abseil

Reviewing needs under the Care Act

Don’t miss out! Join our webinar today at 10.00am to listen to Belinda Schwehr, a highly qualified manager who developed a specialist practice in adults’ social services, mental capacity, health care law and human rights. She now runs the legal website and offers independent legal… Read more »

Somerset County Council approves more cuts……

Families affected by autism and/ or Learning Disability and those who support them, will be affected by the County Councils intention “to improve the budget management of SCC placement budgets” and to  “reorganize the management et of the Mental Health… Read more »

‘Understanding my health and social care’ event.

You are invited to the Healthwatch Bristol ‘Understanding my health and social care’ event.   Date:              Tuesday 8 March 10am-12noon Venue:            The Park Centre, Daventry Road, Knowle, Bristol, BS4 1DQ To register:     W:             T: 0117 2690400   Join us: .        for an update on a new… Read more »

Autism – from the inside out

Following on from the success of our ‘Autism – from the inside out’course in Weston Super Mare in November we booked a series of courses in Bristol and Totnes. Our Totnes dates have now sold out so we invite you to join us… Read more »

PDA Updates

Dear Parents and Carers, I am writing to share some important updates and news in my PDA world: Firstly, I am delighted to report that my letter to the BPsS has been published in the March 2016 edition of ‘The… Read more »

Short Breaks in Somerset

Short Breaks in Somerset is a new service based at the Albemarle Centre, Taunton, providing short breaks for children and young people with learning disabilities and autism, aged between 13 and 18 years old.  We will provide a range of structured… Read more »

Airbus Community Awards

  NAS Bristol Branch are in with a chance of winning a share of £10,000 with Airbus Community Awards, but to get there we need as many votes as possible. Voting coupons will be printed in the Bristol Post DAILY… Read more »

Free Events in Somerset

Disabled cricket sessions 2016 easy words LDPB Big Day 2016 easy read invite FINALI thought I would make you aware of these forthcoming FREE events which are taking place in Somerset over the coming months.  I would be grateful if… Read more »

Autism Research

Hello to everyone, I am a PhD student at UCL, looking at the social lives of teenagers and young adults with autism. I would be willing to travel to visit anyone from your area who wished to take part, so… Read more »

SEND Reforms

FREE information event for parent carers on the changes to Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) support in Somerset Drop in between 11am till 2pm on, Tuesday 16 Feb, Sunshine room, Childrens Centre, Reckleford, Eastland Road, Yeovil, BA21 4ET Wed… Read more »

Your views on Bristol City Council’s charging policy

Bristol City Council are gathering citizens’ views on some proposed changes to their charging policy. The Charging Policy ensures that everyone pays the appropriate amount for the services they receive, based on need and ability to pay. Bristol City Council wants… Read more »

Diagnosis of autism research

Hi, Sorry for contacting you again (and this will be the last time I promise!) but I’m just getting back in touch to make one final push to recruit participants for my study. I am looking for adults with a… Read more »

Autism Research

Hello,   Thank you for previously sending this message to your branch. I am continuing recruitment for my research and wondered if you could please forward a reminder to the branch? I am a Clinical Psychologist in training at the… Read more »

World Autism Awareness Week

Saturday 2 April to Friday 8 April 2016 World Autism Awareness Week is back! There is no better time in the year to raise awareness about autism and make a difference to the lives of autistic people across the UK… Read more »

Dimensions autism friendly cinema screenings

Our Autism Friendly Screening for the ODEON trial screenings for older audiences has changed. Creed will now be screened, instead of the previously announced In the Heart of the Sea. See Creed (12A) on Monday 25th January at 6pm. This… Read more »

Time To Talk Day

The Somerset Public Health funded project, Time To Change Somerset, have 5 events throughout the county to encourage people to have a 5 minute conversations about mental health and help end mental health discrimination. We also promote and signpost to local organisations that can support people… Read more »