How to understand Developmental Dyspraxia/Coordination Disorder:
Pre-assessment useful resources
Autism West Midlands - A charity providing a range of support services for children and their families.
Bullying UK - Support and advice on bullying.
Carers Trust Heart of England - Information, advice and support. There is a Carers' Centre located in Coventry Central Library.
ChildLine - For children who need someone to listen to their worries.
Coventry and Warwickshire MIND - A mental health charity that also offers support for parents and carers.
Coventry Children and Families First Teams - Support to children and young people aged 0-19 and their families to improve family life and stop issues from becoming more serious.
Health for Kids - A fun health website for primary school children and parents.
Health for Teens - A health website for young people aged 11-16
Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) - A range of therapies for people who are feeling, stressed, anxious, low in mood or depressed.
National Autistic Society - Information, support and services for people with autism.
Reach - Service provided by Mind and Relate supporting children and young people in Coventry and Warwickshire who are finding life difficult.
Samaritans - 24-hour confidential emotional support.
Special Educational Needs: Information, Advice and Support Service - Coventry City Council service for children and young people up to 25 years of age.
Tiny Tim's Purple Planet - Soft play sessions in Coventry.
Triple P: Positive Parenting Programme - Tips and strategies to help manage your child's behaviour.
Neurodevelopmental interventions: We offer number of parent education sessions after the ASD diagnosis. Please find more information in the documents below.
Post-diagnosis useful resources
ASD info Wales - Here you will find information about Autistic Spectrum Disorders (including Autism and Asperger Syndrome), service details, training opportunities and updates on the implementation of the ASD Strategic action Plan for Wales.
Autism Portal - A hub of information provided by Warwickshire County Council.
Communication and Interaction Support Service (CIASS) - Specialist service run by Coventry City Council to support mainstream school and early years settings to meet the needs of pupils diagnosed with autism.
Contact a Family - Information and support for families of children with disabilities.
Coventry Action for Autism Group - Support group run by parents of children with ASD.
Coventry Children and Young People's Occupational Therapy - For children and young aged 0-19 who have specific difficulties in participating in or completing daily activities.
HOPE courses - Interactive, group based, self-management support courses for parents and carers of children with ASD or ADHD.
JiM - Autism support for the Polish community
One Voice Parents Group - Coventry group participating in the planning and development of services for disabled children.
Scope: Face to Face -Befriending service offering emotional support for parents of disabled children, or those with additional needs.
Short Breaks - Coventry City Council service providing activities for children and young people aged 0-18.
The Hub, Autism Education Trust - Advice for young people on a variety of topics, including relationships, travel and managing finances.
Therapy Comics - Therapy Comics is trying to develop high-quality, materials for evidence-based interventions commonly used by therapists
Tourettes Action - Support and resources for parents and young people with Tourettes.
Young Minds - Emotional and mental wellbeing of children and young people.