Local Support

Social Media

    AuSENDs Facebook

Local Groups

Additional Needs Group -Honiton, East Devon 

NAS Exeter Adults and Young People’s Group

NAS (National Autistic Society) Exeter and District Branch:: @NASExeter they hold monthly meets at The Imperial, New North Road, Exeter, EX4 4AH. Term Time Only. 

1st Thursday of Month- 10am to 12noon  

Email: nasexeteranddistrictbranch@nas.org.uk 

Tissues & Issues

Parent Carers/ Grandparents support network in Torquay and Newton Abbot  

Exeter Parent Carer Network
Email: info@exeterparentcarer.co.uk

NAS Exeter Parent Carers Group

North Devon Forum ASD/ADHD:: Charity based in North Devon. You must live in North Devon or surrounding areas to join FB group. 

Monthly Coffee Mornings
Regular local events and trips. 

Dimensions For Autism :: Autistic Young People and Adults. 
Regular meet ups in Newton Abbot, Exeter and Torbay; including Ladies, and LGBT Groups  

EHC Devon. Only open to Parent Carers. 

South Devon Asperations Group. (Aspergers)

AIMS Autistic Families meet up

 SOCOPS – Social Opportunities for Autistic Children/ Young People and their families.

Tubers UK – offering Alternate Provision, Video creating and editing, coding and a Gamers/ You Tubers dream. 

Additional Needs Sport Group. Honiton, East Devon. 

Affinity  Tiverton based support group. 

Parent Carers Cullompton – Facebook support for Parent Carers in Cullompton.

Neurodivergent Devon – FB support group for all Neurodivergents over 16. LGBTQIA+ friendly

Parent Carer Forum Devon.
PCFD is part of the National Forum Of Parent Carers.  They offer support to all parent Carers in Devon. They hold regular events.

 Childrens Family Health Devon: CFHD are responsible for assessing all children aged 5+ with suspected autism. This is the Children and Families Health Devon, Integrated Children Services (SPA- single point of access). 

Referral Form.http://childrenandfamilyhealthdevon.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Devon_request_for_services_form_Sept-18.docx

Honeylands :: Honeylands assess under 5’s

KOOTH online peer/ mentoring/counseling support. :: Up to age 22 peer/ mentoring/counseling Support Services.

Local Services

Parent Carer Support Advice for Autistics and their Families. :: This is independent. It is NOT a service offered by NAS Exeter. 

    Young Devon (11-22-year-olds). :: Offering face-to-face mentoring support for 11-22-year-olds. 

Situated in Exeter, Plymouth, and Torbay.

Devon Services

Devon Autism Alert Card

Devon Carers and Young Carers:: Devon Carers Support all Carers of Adults in Devon

 Devon Children safeguarding (MASH):: Support for anyone worried about a child or family.

 Devon Local Offer:: NEW (North, East, West) Devon’s Local Offer tells you what SEN Services are available in this area. Torbay and Plymouth have their own local offer.

 DIAS (Devon Information Advice Support Services:: DIAS offers free, impartial advice and support to all SEN families and young people.

Parent Carers Training.

AuSENDs (us) deliver Parent Carer workshops and Training

BIS-NET Training :: BIS-NET offer bespoke training courses to parent Carers and Professionals. 

South West Autism Services:: SWA facilitates small groups for autistic children. All services are chargeable and direct payments can be used. Please contact SWA direct. 

Other Links.

Especially Fun- Disability Friendly Review site. :: New website for you to recommend Disability friendly places. https://www.especiallyfun.co.uk/

National Links

IPSEA- Independent Parent Special Education Advice