Links for Parents
Here you will find external links to useful websites that may help you as a parent or carer of a son at Northfield school. Please note that Northfield School is not responsible for the content of these sites.
  • Oxfordshire County CouncilUseful websites for parents of children with SEND.
  • SpurgeonsOxfordshire’s young carers website.
  • CAMHS OxfordshireProvide physical and mental health care for children and young people in Oxfordshire.
  • CAMHS Oxfordshire - Further links and information about CAMHS in Oxfordshire.
  • Young Minds Advice and help for parents worried about their child’s behaviour and mental health.
  • SeeSaw Grief support for children in Oxfordshire
  • SENDIASS – Oxfordshire based group supporting parents of children with SEN
  • Reducing the Risk - Information and advice surrounding domestic violence in Oxfordshire
  • Short Breaks for disabled children -  Activities for disabled children and young people giving families and carers a break from caring. (The latest newsletter is found at the bottom of this page.)
  • Creating a backyard sanctuary - information on how to create a backyard sanctuary for kids with disabilities 
  • NHS Child HealthA comprehensive NHS site that provides practical advice and information on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle for you and your family.
  • Children’s Food Trust - Information about healthy eating for parents.
  • Oxfordshire SportFind out about how to stay active in Oxfordshire, find local sports clubs and classes for you and your child.
  • Oxford City Council Sport and Physical activity in your local area.
  • Cherwell District CouncilInformation of sports clubs and school holiday programmes in your local area.
  • Netmums – Listing of other sports classes and clubs for older children in Oxfordshire.
  • CEOP - Child Exploitation and Online Protection. Offers advice and help about how to stay safe online.
  • Think You Know! - Provides online safety advice for parents and carers.
  • Get Safe Online - Offers practical advice on how to protect yourself and your children online.
  • OCC - Keeping safe online and when socialising.
  • Help GuideA parent’s guide to symptoms and diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum.
  • Autism Family Support - Autism Family Support Oxfordshire is a local charity which aims to support the therapeutic education, development, and wellbeing of children and young adults on the autism spectrum in Oxfordshire.
  • OASIS: Oxfordshire Autistic Society - A charity run by parent volunteers which offers a supportive community hub for families of children with autism.
  • Behaviour Strategies - 15 behaviour strategies for students on the Autistic Spectrum
  • Help for Asperger's Teens - Helping Asperger's teens to survive and thrive: 15 key steps   
  • Adult Autism - Creating a home atmosphere of solitude to help cope with adult autism
  • Help GuideHelping children with ADD/ADHD
  • ADDitude - An online magazine that offers strategies and support for ADHD
  • ADHD Oxfordshire A support group for families in Oxfordshire
  • Oxford ADHD centre An independent centre based in Oxford for children and adults with ADHD
  • Young Minds - Supporting your child with ADHD
  • Oxfordshire County Council - Parenting Programmes. Courses that help families build and maintain relationships.
  • Family Lives - Advice and support for parents and carers with challenging children.
  • Talking Space - is a free, confidential NHS service for adults in Oxfordshire, to help people when they’re feeling stressed, anxious or low. They provide a range of talking therapies and wellbeing activities.
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