About Sparkle Sheffield
Started by parents of autistic children, Sparkle Sheffield exists to help families with autistic children meet the challenges they face, feel less isolated, less frightened and more empowered. Autism affects families in different ways but only the parent of an autistic child can truly understand what life is like for us.
Sparkle Sheffield is a registered charity which looks to benefit children and young people from birth to 25 who suffer a disadvantage through disability in particular autism, which is a commonly misunderstood disability. This is done by providing parental support, education about this complex condition and coping strategies to deal with the challenging behaviour that autism often presents. Helping the parent/carers to understand and help their children have a better quality of life and increase the child’s opportunities by targeting their main care givers understanding of the complex condition.