Charity in Cheshire for people with Autism and their families.
Groups include: Adult Drop In, Film Society, Adult Social group, Parent/Carer Coffee Morning, Youth Group, Fandom Group, Family Fun Night.
Unit 8/9 Brierley Business Centre
Tel: 01270 381273
Who we are:
We are a team of autism specialist teachers, support assistant & speech & language therapist. Cheshire East Autism Team is part of Children and Families. We provide a service to all schools throughout Cheshire East, offering advice and support to all professionals working with pupils with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) or other related Social and Communication Difficulties.
What we do:
We are an education based service. The main role of the team is to support schools in the identification of pupils experiencing social and communication difficulties, autistic spectrum conditions and to meet the needs of individual, named pupils who have been referred to the team. CEAT will work with teachers, teaching assistants, individual pupils, and named pupils to model particular approaches.
CEAT operate an OPEN CONTACT telephone advice service for schools & individuals. The open contact service operates on a Tuesday afternoon during term-time only: 01625 378003
We also have a Resource Library currently based at Sandbach library, which has a wide range of current literature about autism and related conditions and a variety of games, activities and resources which can be loaned to schools or individuals for a moderate annual fee. The annual fee is £10 for an individual, £30 for a LEA school and £50 for other school/organisations. All the monies raised are put towards replacing and buying new stock.
Please note that library visits are an appointment ONLY basis as it is only available Tuesday mornings and Thursday at 9-12.
Appointment number 01270 685960
Fragile X Syndrome is a genetic condition and is the most common known cause of inherited learning disabilities. In the UK, it affects around 1 in 4000 males, as well as 1 in 6000 females.
Here you will find an introduction to fragile X. If you would like more detailed information about fragile X, including about specific issues like behaviour or educational needs, then you can download the publications. You can also get support and information from the Fragile X Society via the Family Support Workers.