There are many support groups out there both locally and nationally who can offer support and advice if you have a child with a disability or additional needs.
SHINE for Autism
This group regularly meet at The Clocktower (Mezzanine area), Millom, offering support and advice for families. For more information search 'SHINE for Autism' on Facebook.
Millom Parents and Carers Disability Group
This group offer support, advice and provides activities for children with disabilities. For more information Contact Jonathan on 01229 778130 or search for 'Millom Parents and Carers Disability Group' on Facebook.
Cumbria Autism Family Support
The Cumbria Autism Family Support Project aims to support families to get the best out of existing services and identify gaps in provision to inform future service developments. This service also provides drop in sessions for parents and carers. For more information contact Nicola Brockbank at Nicola.firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website Cumbria Autism Family Support
Millom Childrens Centre
Millom Childrens Centre provide a wide range of services and activities for families. For more information visit www.howgill-centre.co.uk
National Autistic Society
The National Autistic Society are the leading UK charity for autistic people (including those with Aspergers Syndrome) and their families. They provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for autistic people. For more information visit http://www.autism.org.uk/