Useful Links

The Family Rights Group is a charity that works with parents whose children are in need, at risk or are in the care system and with members of the wider family who are raising children unable to remain at home.

For more information and contact details, please click the link below.

www.frg.org.uk

Please visit the following website for advice and information regarding financial assistance for young people including Tax Credits, Personal Independence Payments and Carers Allowance.

www.autism.org.uk/about/benefits-care/benefits/young-people.aspx

The following website also has links to other financial help and advice.

www.ftct.org.uk/useful-links

Transport For London are welcoming applications from customers, particularly disabled people and those with invisible impairments, conditions or illnesses who often find it difficult to get a seat, to get their free 'Please offer me a seat' badge and card. These make it easier to let other passengers know that you need a seat. To apply for one of these badges, please click the link below:

tfl.gov.uk/transport-accessibility/please-offer-me-a-seat

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The CEA Card is a national card scheme developed for UK cinemas by the UK Cinema Association (UKCA). The Card enables a disabled cinema guest to receive a complimentary ticket for someone to go with them when they visit a participating cinema. Please click on the link below for further details:

www.ceacard.co.uk

Square Pegs Arts are an award winning charity that runs Theatre and Arts groups and projects for children, young people and adults who have learning disabilities, autism, social communication difficulties or who struggle to ‘fit in’ with mainstream activities. Please click on the link below for further details:

www.squarepegsarts.com

People with Autism Spectrum Condition may present unusually to those without an understanding of autism. Having an officially-recognised card that clearly explains this in situations where an individual may be unable to communicate this themselves can be hugely beneficial to their well-being.

To learn more about how the cards work or if you would like to apply for one, find more information here:

www.katfamilysupport.co.uk/autism-alert-cards

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