Empowering families facing autism, mental health and educational barriers. We provide workshops, guidance, activities, support groups and campaign to raise awareness and acceptance of autism and mental health issues.
Dates: The first Thursday of the month
Times: 10.30am – 12.00noon
Venue: Special Stars, 171 High Street, HULL, HU1 1NE.
Dates: The third Monday of the month
Venue: Holiday Inn Express, Ferensway (St Stephens), Hull, HU2 8LN.
'The above sessions are currently not running due to COVID-19, however we do have a virtual session via Facebook Messenger on a Tuesday Morning 10am - 11am, for more information see contact details below:
Aim Higher (external website)
Registered Charity: 1169327
Hull & East Riding National Autistic Society
Helping support families with children and adults on the autistic spectrum.
Tel: 07920 213348
Part of Autism Plus charity, Ings Plus is for people with autism and their families.
Tel: (01482) 795700
Autism Plus (external website)
Ings Plus East Hull Teen Group
For young people aged 11+ who have autism or any other special need.
The group offers the chance to learn new social skills, and create new friendships whilst having fun – all within in a safe environment. Children must be accompanied by their parent/carer. Siblings are welcome to join in as they are also part of the family and support can be given. Parents are always willing to listen to any problem, give advice, help with paperwork and direct to relevant organisations.
Dates: Wednesday evenings (fortnightly)
Times: 6.30 – 8.30pm
Cost: £2 per child, parent/carer free
Venue: Ings Plus, Ings Resource Centre, Savoy Road, HULL HU8 0TX
Contact: Debbie Bateman (01482) 795700 or 07880035294
Supporting and empowering neurodiverse families.
Autism Parent/Carer Support Group
This group is a (closed) Facebook group for parent carers and family members of children/adults on the autistic spectrum.
Join our Facebook support group, full of tips, advice, regular expert speakers and extremely friendly and understanding parents who ‘get it’! The group is run by Kelly-Anne Smith who has over 18 years experience in Special Educational Needs (both personal and professional).
Contact: Kelly-Anne Smith
Tel: 07446 127126
Facebook Page: SENsational Life (external website)