Additional Needs Support

Beyond Limits

Arthritis Care’s vision is of a world where people affected by arthritis can lead full and active lives. We aim to fulfil this vision by ensuring all people living with arthritis and their families receive the support and information to live well with arthritis, and have their voices heard.

National Autistic Society and the Autism Family Support Service

The Chepstow Support Group holds monthly meetings for parents, grandparents or carers of individuals with Autism or Aspergers Syndrome. The meetings offer support and sharing of information in a friendly and informal setting. Children, family and friends are also welcome.


Web address: Find more information here

Email : [email protected]

Contact Name: Becky Williams

Phone: 01291 635638

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation (CBF) exists to demonstrate that individuals with severe learning disabilities who are described as having challenging behaviour can enjoy normal life opportunities when their behaviour is properly understood and they receive appropriate individualised support.
The CBF supports families, professionals and other stakeholders through education, information, research and partnership working and works strategically to influence national policy and practice on behalf of individuals who challenge and their families.
The Aims:

Speech and Language Therapy in Gwent

Speech and language therapists (SLTs) are allied health professionals.
The SLTs work closely with parents, carers and other professionals, such as teachers, nurses, occupational therapists and doctors. There are about 70 practising SLTs and Assistants working in Gwent.
All the Speech and Language Therapists are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and are members of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT).

SNAP Cymru

SNAP Cymru has worked with families and professionals in schools, education, health and social care to help ensure that children and young people's needs are identified, assessed and provision made to help them reach their potential and be fully included.
Listening to Children – Staff and volunteers work with families and professionals, supporting children and young people to participate in planning and decision making which affects them, advocating where appropriate.

Serennu Children's Centre

Serennu Children's Centre, Cwrt Camlas, High Cross, Rogerstone, Newport, NP10 9LY

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 5:00pm, Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

The Serennu Children’s Centre opened in April 2011. The centre is a purpose built centre that provides care, treatment and activities for children and young people with disabilities and developmental difficulties fromNewport, South Monmouthshire andSouth Torfaen.


Sense is a national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind. They provide tailored support, advice and information as well as specialist services to all deafblind people, their families, carers and the professionals who work with them. They also support people who have a single sensory impairment with additional needs.

Web address:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 0845 127 0066


Scope works with disabled people, of all ages, and their families, across England and Wales.

Scope offer practical, everyday support and deliver campaigns that can change lives.

Whether you, your child or those you work with have a physical impairment, learning disability or any other condition, Scope's information is for you.


Web address:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 0808 800 3333

Royal Society for Blind Children

The Royal Society for Blind works with the families of children who have been diagnosed to help them understand and adapt to the condition and build confidence for life. From the moment a family hears the news; we can be on hand with practical and emotional support to guide them through their journey. Our Family Support Service supports children and young people 0-25 years old who have been diagnosed with a serious eye condition, and their family in their own home, to improve their life chances. We can also support those whose sight is starting to deteriorate.