At Oldfield we are very lucky to have links with many agencies that support children and families with Autism. Please see the information below and links that may be useful for you.
The Shine Team is a service which supports children in mainstream educational settings who have a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We work with both boys and girls aged between 4 and 18 and recently extending to up to 25 years.We are an education service which offers training to staff or works specifically with pupils. This may be in the form of 1:1 work with a student or running small groups e.g. to support social skills or transition years.We also lead group talks to help the class understand why people are different. The Shine Team – Windsor and Maidenhead Austism Support in Education
The Autism Group is a Maidenhead based charity committed to supporting and enhancing the lives of young people on the spectrum, their parents and carers. They offer a range of clubs for children, workshops for families and parent support. The Autism Group | Maidenhead based charity supporting people on the spectrum, their parents and carers
GEMS is for children, young people and adults who are diagnosed with or who are on the pathway to diagnosis for Autism and/or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The service also supports parents and carers. Whatever stage of your Autism/ADHD journey you are at pre- or post- diagnosis – GEMS offers a single point of contact where you can access information, advice and support. They offer support through workshops, training and family support.Home - Gems4health
Useful website links.
National Autistic Society (autism.org.uk)
Resources for Parents | Sesame Street and Autism