Advice sheets / resources – Warrington Children’s Specialist Nursing Team


Bridgewater Children’s services:
website has advice and information about any concern a family might have about raising a child with additional needs. Links to a variety of charities that offer support and advice that are specific to conditions.

National Autistic Society
National Autistic Society is a leading UK charity for people with autism and their families. The website provides information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism.
The National Autistic Society – Warrington Branch.
Through community-based groups, programmes, and opportunities that raise awareness; develop skills; share learning experiences; and build confidence, we support children, young people, and families living with neurodevelopmental conditions, learning difficulties and associated mental health needs.
Offers a free, impartial advice and guidance service, covering all aspects of family life. We provide a wide range of information for all families.
Warrington SEND, Information, Advice and Support Service helps parents, carers and young people with special educational needs in early education settings, schools and colleges.
The ADHD Foundation is the UK’s leading neurodiversity charity, offering a strength-based, lifespan service for the 1 in 5 of us who live with ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, DCD, Dyscalculia, OCD, Tourette’s Syndrome and more.
Warrington Youth Zone is a purpose-built facility for the town’s young people aged 7 – 19, and up to 25 for those with additional needs. It builds on the fantastic work and legacy of Warrington Youth Club.

Merseycare child and adolescent mental health service
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services – also known as CAMHS – support children and young people up to age 18 with their emotional and mental health and wellbeing.