Buckinghamshire Children and Young People's Partnership

Specific Parent Support Groups

Autism, Aspergers and ADHD

  • There are three National Autistic Society branches in Buckinghamshire which are formed by local volunteers for mutual support covering Aylesbury Vale, Milton Keynes and South Buckinghamshire.   
  • GRASPS - Greater Support for Aspergers Supporting Parents and Siblings is an Aylesbury Vale based parent support group for higher functioning ASD.
  • Space Support Chesham
    This parent-led group meets monthly and offers support to parents of ADHD/Autism/ behaviourally challenging children/young people through encouragement and education.

Child Brain Injury Trust

  • Supports children and young people with acquired brain injury (an injury or accident that has happened to the brain after birth), their families and professionals involved with them. 

Down’s syndrome

  • Families with a child with Down’s Syndrome are invited to join the North & South Buckinghamshire parent support groups.

Sensory impairments

  • BucksVision is a registered charity which provides support and services to anyone with serious sight loss throughout Buckinghamshire.
  • Young Deaf Activities Provides activities for children and young people and give support to families by offering sign language tuition, monthly coffee morning and playgroup for under-fives and their parents/carers.
  • Oxfordshire Deaf Society (open to Bucks families).  One of the most important roles of Oxford DCS is to provide opportunities for families to meet and help each other. 
  • Speech & Language - AFASIC England – is a parent-led organisation to help children and young people with speech and language impairments and their families.  Although there is currently no AFASIC parent support group running in Buckinghamshire – there is a local contact who can offer advice and signposting.
01296 383065 / 0845 688 4944
07786 202920
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