Re:Minds Contact Infomation

Our Facebook group is just for families and is a closed group, which gives families a safe place to share their worries and ask questions. We have daily posts which are always answered, messenger for more personal issues and advice, email system for contact. The group currently has almost 600 members from Southampton and some from Hampshire; this is increasing daily.

Organisations

All of these organisations can provide help and support in different forms. Click any of their logos to find out more information.

Autism Hampshire

Solent NHS

No Limits

Southampton City Council

Mencap


Carers in
Southampton

Southampton Camhs

We have collated all the places we have discovered that can help our children.  If you know of any other organisations that should be added, please let us know!

Under 16’s

Education

  • Local Offer – the places the Local Authority recommend – Click Here
  • SENDIASS – provides advice to children/young people with special educational needs or disabilities and their parents/carers who live in Southampton. – School related issues   
  • IPSEA IPSEA offers free and independent legally based information, advice and support to help get the right education for children and young people with all kinds of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). We also provide training on the SEND legal framework to parents and carers, professionals and other organisations.

Schools with autism units

CAMHS

Mental Health advice

Autism advice

Disability Living Allowance

General Advice

  • Carers in Southampton – A free service for anyone who is looking after a family member, friend or neighbour unpaid – carersinsouthampton.co.uk
  • Mencap – advice and groups for people with autism, learning disabilities or downs syndrome mencap.org.uk

Over 16

Colleges with support units/supported internships

  • Oarsome Chance – focuses on young people aged from 9 -19 years old who are disengaged from mainstream education and are at risk of exclusion and suffering disadvantage. https://oarsomechance.org/

Work

Benefits – PIP/Universal Credit

General Advice

  • Enham Trust is a disability charity that provides services to over 6500 disabled people each year that focus on individual’s abilities, enabling them to live a life of independence, choice and control. https://www.enhamtrust.org.uk/

Activities

Facebook Groups – offering local support and advice

  • Flutterbies – a support group for families whose children have autism, meeting in the Portswood area of Southampton.
  • Minecraft and Meltdowns – an online support group for autistic people, professionals and families.
  • Southampton Parent Carer Forum – join the forum to help shape the SEND services for the whole community.