District Mums Set Up Autism Group To Help Others
A lack of services for autistic children has prompted two district mums to set up their own support group.
Friends Nikki Rodden and Su Buchholz both have sons who are autistic or suffer from Asperger syndrome – an autism spectrum disorder – and cannot attend mainstream school.
They do not believe enough is being done locally to provide support not only for those with the condition but also to help their parents.
So after months of planning, the pair are now in the final stages of establishing ‘Aspire’.
The monthly group will aim to provide autistic youngsters with the chance to socialise while giving their parents an outlet to meet people going through similar experiences.
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