NAS Merton Group
A group of the National Autistic Society
Links and Resources
Benefits and Funding
Merton Local Offer - Support and advice for people affected by disabilities and their families. Merton Local Authority is responsible for writing a Local Offer and making sure it is available for everyone to see.
Contact a Family - A national charity for families with disabled children.
National Autistic Society - Our head office and source for lots of great information about Autism and campaigns held nationally
Ambitious about Autism - Working to make the ordinary possible for children and young people with autism
SIBS - Support for siblings of people with disabilities
Department for Work and Pensions - For help with advice and information about your rights and possible benefits.
NHS - Further information on the Autistic Spectrum
Project SEARCH - Project SEARCH is an international training program aimed at supporting young people with learning difficulties into paid employment, running at 30+ sites across the UK.
Adults First – Welcome to Adults First, which is a forum for carers of adults with a learning disability who live in Merton.
Kids First - Kids First is a forum for parents and carers of children or young people who:
Talk Autism - Talk Autism is a service for parents of children, young people and adults with autism, courtesy of funding received by Merton Mencap. It is being administrated by Kids First.
Dorincourt Independent Living Services - A specialist transition service for young adults with complex needs. Dorincourt is a residential transition service, which means that it is a stepping stone between leaving education or home and living in the community. It is not a home for life.