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AGENCIES WITH TEAMS BASED OR WORKING AT KALEIDOSCOPE


photo alternative text...COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES - Children & young people (CYP), LEWISHAM & GREENWICH NHS TRUST
Community Health Services for CYP
LONDON BOROUGH of LEWISHAM, Directorate of Children and Young People
Social Care services
Education services
LEWISHAM CHILD & ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES (CAMHS) - South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust: (SLAM)

*Further information on Kaleidoscope services is available here

If you need to contact any of the services provided at Kaleidoscope, please phone
020 7138 1100 - main reception at Kaleidoscope


OTHER IMPORTANT LINKS

photo alternative text...Families and services work closely with a number of important voluntary sector organisations and charities, some of which you can go to directly by following our links. You can reach some of these important charities and organisations here:

Carers Lewisham has worked with unpaid carers in the Borough since 1988 and currently supports over 4000 carers

Contact-a-Family Lewisham is part of the UK-wide charity providing advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children. CaF has an active branch in Lewisham

The Frank Buttle Trust is a national charity providing grant aid to individual vulnerable children and young people in need. From Autumn 2008 CFL has established a relationship with Buttle, allocating a new fund for small grants providing further support for Lewisham children and families with disability and other additional needs. Buttle has agreed to administer this programme. See Small grants partnership with Buttle

Lewisham Autism Support offers advice & support to famlies of children with autism. Please see the LAS leaflet. LAS is a service hosted by the NAS - see below

National Autistic Society (The NAS) is the UK organisation championing the rights and interests of all people with autism

SCOPE is the disability organisation in England and Wales whose focus is on supporting and advocating for, with and by people with cerebral palsy

SIGNAL Family Support":http://www.signalonline.org.uk/ is the local autism charity in Lewisham (and surrounding boroughs in South East London). It was set up by parents of children and young people with autism spectrum disorders, it now has a membership of 200 families and offers: Support, Information, Guidance & News for Autism in Lewisham

Voluntary Action Lewisham [VAL] is the Council for Voluntary Service in the London Borough of Lewisham


ALSO OF INTEREST

Note CFL is unable to endorse all content of websites listed

CerebralPalsyGuidance.com is a USA-based site offering advice to young people with cerebral palsy and parents. The link was sent to us by Alex Diaz-Granados in the US.

boyWe have also been offered some other USA sites on autism - we do not know these well, but share them in good faith. For Lewisham and England, see also the NAS above.

National Autism Centre (USA) offering resources for families

CDC Autism Links & Resources (USA) - USA government site, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention