World Autism Awareness Day is Today Thursday 2nd April
Skylark, National Autistic Society Richmond Branch and RUILS have information and ideas you can do today to celebrate click on the links for information
1. National Autistic Society (NAS):
Helpline still open, inc parent to parent, Education Rights Service, Schools Exclusions Service, Transition to adulthood support service.
More Information about Coronavirus webpage offers general information and resources, including a link to a Social Story especially created by Carol Gray to help you explain coronavirus to your son or daughter.
Top tips for families:
and resources about Coronavirus and how to deal with it:
Useful Information Pack available on their website (helpful for all living with ASD, not just Richmond residents): http://www.richmondnas.org/
2. CURLY HAIR PROJECT
A SERIES OF WEBINARS TO SUPPORT FAMILIES LIVING WITH AUTISM, click on link :PLACES COST ABOUT £10. FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION AND BOOK HERE
3. CORONAVIRUIS – A STORY FOR CHILDREN
Story for children to understand what Coronaviruis is; click on the link to :See the whole book here
4. NAS: Tips for autistic people and families
This unprecedented period of change and disruption is very difficult for many autistic people and families. The NAS has created some tips that they hope will help you during this time of uncertainty. Remember it’s not forever and there are lots of things you can do that may make things easier.
5. A SURVEY FROM RUILS
WHAT SUPPORT DO YOU NEED AT THE MOMENT?
The Family Matters team at Ruils has been discussing ways in which we can continue to bring our knowledge and support to you, at home. This includes the possibility of running some ‘virtual’ workshops, using an online platform such as Microsoft Teams or Zoom.
We would be grateful if you would complete the survey in the link below, to tell us which of these topics resources you would find most helpful during the coming weeks. If you have other ideas and suggestions, please do let us know!