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Learning Disabilities and Learning Difficulties carer support groups in Bournemouth

Dorset Adult Aspergers Support Group

Contact: Pat Cave Tel: 07765484270 (Bournemouth and Poole Area)

Support for people with Aspergers syndrome and their carers through the provision of:
• Information, advice, training and advocacy
• The identification of gaps in service provision
• Co-operation with other agencies to promote understanding and support

Members meetings also held once a month on the 3rd Tuesday beginning at 7pm at:

The Retreat
Bournemouth University
Talbot Campus
BH12 5BB

Juniper Social and Education Centre

Juniper Day Service
Loring Road
BH23 2GZ

Meets: 2nd Monday of the month between 2.00pm – 3.30pm.

Open to parents and carers of adults with learning disabilities in the area. An adult support group. Meetings are relaxed and social, with an opportunity for discussion. Speakers are invited to talk about issues of general interest.
For further information contact: Sarah Slade on 01202 486114


Rosebery Prospects

Rosebery Park Baptist Church
812 Christchurch Road
Tel: 01202 429478
www.roseberypark.org and www.prospects.org.uk

A welcoming group offering friendship, craft, activities, music and refreshments to parents or carers of someone with learning disabilities. Meets every 4th Friday 0f the month at 10.15am – 11.45am.

SCA Advocacy

105c Alum House
Discovery Court Business Centre
551-553 Wallisdown Road
Tel: 01202 853242
Email: sw.advocacy@scaccs.org.uk

An advocacy service representing the needs of those with sensory impairment, physical or learning disabilities in the Bournemouth area who are aged 18-65yrs. The service is free
to Bournemouth funded clients. Contact is Laura Metcalfe, office open Wednesday and Fridays 9.30am – 5pm.

Wessex Autistic Society

Bargates Court
22 Bargates
BH23 1QL
Tel: 01202 483360
Fax: 01202 483171
Email: enquiries@twas.org.uk

The Wessex Autistic Society is a voluntary organisation, which aims to ensure that all people with autism and related conditions, and their carers in the Wessex region, have
appropriate education, care, support and development services. The Society’s range of services include:
• Day and residential education for children aged 2 – 19 at Portfield School
• A variety of social care services including residential care, supported living, community support and short breaks
• Information, advice and advocacy (see below)
• Training and conferences

Information is also available from:

Information and Advice Service
The Wessex Autistic Society
South Grove Cottage
Trinity Street
Tel: 01305 213135 (staffed 10am – 4pm)
Email: advice@twas.org.uk www.twas.org.uk

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