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Autism Aware UK

Autism Aware UK operates to increase awareness of autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) and to support families through online support.

It also purchases specialist equipment for schools and groups to help educate and support people with Autism.

The charity has previously funded purpose built playgrounds for a school.

Schools, groups and organisation requiring assistance with funding equipment that benefits people with ASD should contact the charity direct.

www.autismaware.co.uk










Fun way to motivate picky eaters....

The Fred Winner Dinner Plate 

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The Fred Foundation

The Fred Foundation helps fund education programmes for children with Autism.

The Foundation is a small charity and is only able to help a limited number of children.  It has recently funded ABA (Apllied Behaviour Analysis) programmes.

www.thefredfoundation.org










Glow Crazy Doodle Dome

Easy to set up black tent that has a super glow canvas inside for doodling.

A cheaper alternative to a sensory tent.








Jewish Autism Trust

The Jewish Autism Trust supports families in the Jewish community who have children with Autism or Aspergers.

It runs monthly meetings with speakers and provides advice and guidance for families.

The Trust is also able to offer financial support to relieve the needs of Jewish children and young people with Autism.

www.jewishautism.org







The John and Lorna Wing Foundation

The Foundation operates throughout England and Wales and gives grants to individuals and organisations researching into all aspects of Autism at a university college or higher/further education institution.

The Foundation has no website at present and contact should be made through Dr J.A.Gould at 43 Barnfield Wood Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 6ST







Music for Autism

Music for Autism create interactive concerts for individuals with Autism and their families.

The concerts are performed by professional musicians and are fully subsidised for everyone to ensure equal access.

A programme of concerts can be found on the website at a number of locations around the UK.

It also supports special units and schools for children with Autism.

www.musicforautism.org.uk










Starlight Projector

A great gift at a budget price.

Projects stars and a crescent moon onto the ceiling. 







Other National Charities


Bailey Thomas Charitable Fund (voluntary organisations - children and adults)


Caudwell Children


Cerebra


Children Today


Family fund


Merlins Magic Wand


The WPH Charitable Trust (Warwickshire and Coventry - children and adults)







National Charities providing Holidays


Alan Shearer Short Break Centre


The Calvert Trust (outdoor pursuits - children and adults)


Happy Days Charity 


Harriet Davis Trust (children and adults)







Regional Grants


Autism Wishes

Autism Wishes grants wishes to children and adults who are diagnosed with an Autistic Spectrum condition and living in North Wales.

Referrals can be made direct to the charity and will need to be accompanied by a confidential letter from a medical professional.

The wish must be the person's own choice.

Past wishes have included experience days, trips to theme parks, outdoor play equipment and much needed items such as an iPad.

Applicants should not have received a wish from another wish granting charity.

An application form may be downloaded from the website.

www.autismwishes.co.uk







Daisy Chain Project

The Daisy Chain Project supports families and carers with an Autistic child in the North East.

It provides respite through short break sessions and weekend/holiday clubs.

www.daisychainproject.co.uk







The Giving Tree Foundation

The Giving Tree Foundation promotes and protects the physical and mental health of children with Autism.

It provides financial assistance through bursaries, support, education and practical advice.

The bursaries are available for severely Autistic children aged between 2 and 5 years living in Greater London and Birmingham for intensive Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA).

Applications are means tested and restricted to households with an income under £45,000 per year.

To apply download a confidential application form from the website.  Financial information is required.

www.thegivingtreefoundation.co.uk







The Joe Noakes Charitable Trust

The Joe Noakes Charitable Trust supports Autistic children under 4 years living in East Anglia (Cambridgeshire, Essex Norfolk and Suffolk).

It provides financial assistance to help the children access the specialist therapy ABA (Applied Behavioural Analysis).

The charity also helps families with advocacy and advice.

www.joenoakestrust.co.uk







Magic Moments

Magic Moments helps children on the Autistic Spectrum in North Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire.

It funds holidays, short breaks, day trips and recreational activities for Autistic children, their families and carers.

The charity has previously organised trips to America, Euro Disney and Legoland.

www.magicmomentsforautistickids.org







Miracles to Believe In

Miracles to Believe In supports children and young people (up to 19 years) with Autism living in Leicestershire and Rutland to advance their education.

It provides funding for equipment, facilities and excursions.  To maximise the benefit it funds activities for groups of children.  

Trips organised by the charity are free to the families.

Applications should be made by post or by email.

It does not provide funding for computers/laptops and family holidays.

www.miraclestobelievein.moonfruit.com







The Oyster Foundation

The Oyster Foundation supports individuals with Autism and their carers and organisations in the London Borough of Islington.

It provides grants for equipment and financial assistance to improve the choices provided by statutory services.

The charity also provides premises and facilities.

Further information can be obtained from Mr. J.C.Skerritt, 10 Highbury Terrace, London N5 1 UP






Other Useful Information


Autistic Friendly Film Screening

These are available at cinema's around the country. 

Dimensions has teamed up with Cineworld, Odeon, Showcase and Vue cinemas.

Each month each of the participating cinemas shows a different film suitable for a wide age range.

The lights are on a low setting with reduced volume.  There are no trailers for distraction and customers are able to move around during the screening.

For more information on the latest films visit the Dimensions website.


Picturehouse Cinemas

The Picturehouse group also provides Autism-friendly screenings for people with Autism, their families, friends and carers.  

Screenings take place in low light with reduced volume to make it easier for customers with Autism.  There is also space to move around.

Email: lucy@picturehouses.co.uk to go on the Autism-friendly mailing list with the name of your nearest Picturehouse cinema in the subject line.







Resources

The Autism passport from The Autistic Society is a short booklet designed to help people with autism communicate their needs to medical staff when in hospital.


Cerebra have a large selection of books in their library on Autism. They can be borrowed free of charge.














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