Learning Difficulties, Autism, Aspergers Learning Difficulties

We Offer A Flexible Programme Of Support To Improve The Personal Health And Wellbeing Of Carers Of Adults With Learning Difficulties.

Our support workers can help you access:

Training and information opportunities on a range of subjects including: Understanding wills and trusts for dependent adults, planning for the future, Mental Capacity Act, Autism, emotional relationships for people with Learning Difficulties.

Help and support with Carers Assessments

Peer support groups, local drop-in sessions

Information about other organisations and services that may help you and the person you care for including referral to relevant services for help with completing forms.

We also have new programmes for those caring for an adult with Autism or Asperger Syndrome

Contact us to find out more about our dedicated countywide carers support workers for carers of people with Autism and Asperger Syndrome.

Challenging Needs

We also have a dedicated Carers Support Worker (Challenging Needs) who provides countywide support to family carers known to the Challenging Behaviour Commissioning & Support Team (CBCST).

Our support worker will liaise with the CBCST in planning and developing specialist training programmes and work with those families who have a regular and substantial caring role i.e. those living with the individual with challenging needs.



Southern Rail has produced some communication cards (see enclosed with this newsletter), to assist people who may struggle to ask for information when travelling via train. There are also a range of other services available to assist passengers who have learning difficulties and or physical difficulties. Please check out their accessibility guides including Easy Read information services. http://www.southernrailway.com/your-journey/easyread/