0-25 Disability Team 01634 338500
Medway Council Childrens Services 01634 334466
Out of hours Childrens Services 03000 419191
NSPCC 0808 800 5000
Contact a family - for families with disabled children
UK charity providing support, information and advice to parents whatever the disability of their child. Through a helpline and family support service, they provide advice on any aspect of raising a disabled child, including help with finances, benefit entitlements, education, short breaks and debt issues.
Helpline: 0808 808 3555
Snapdragons - Cliff Road, Strood
Supportive environment for parents/carers of disabled children and young people with a variety of additional needs to have a voice within Medway.
01634 333145 07813 123984
A new group supporting families with children with ASD.
Getting Ready for the Summer Break :
Working directly with parents in a non judgemental way, empowering them and their families to get the most of of school and home. signposting where appropriate and necessary.
To work in a partnership with parents and carers advising on practical childcare, the importance of good attendance and parenting skills, and in implementing the requirements of any agreed care or formal plans.
Supporting the Designated Safeguarding Leads in ensuring the prevention of neglect, abuse and exploitation of pupils and preventing impairments of their health and development.
Please follow the below link for some really helpful tips for getting yourselves and the children ready for the autumn and winter.
Kent Autistic Trust
Family support service offering advice and information – monthly meetings
For information: Jo Blamires (Family Support)
Includes Medway Sendias, a SEN and Disabilities Information service providing a range of free and impartial help to parents/carers, children and young people.
A safe, welcoming and non-judgemental environment for families affected by or dealing with Autism.
MAGIC is an independent Medway-based charitable organisation providing a range of activities and events to support families living with autism, Asperger’s and other learning difficulties. We offer youth clubs, coffee mornings, activity days and a supportive ear should you need it.
Medway Autism Group Information Centre
Bradbury House, View Road
ME3 8UQ Cliffe Woods - Strood