Learn more about Sparkle Sheffield

Sparkle Sheffield began in 2014 as a parent-led support group for families with children affected by autism. Since then, Sparkle has expanded to provide support and advice for over 200 families across the whole of Sheffield and beyond! Learn more about Sparkle and the team on the About Sparkle page >> What We Do Sparkle provide outreach services for families in … Read More

Autism Education Trust Guides for Parents and Carers

The Autism Education Trust (AET) have produced some highly useful guides to help you make the most out of your child’s education at school. Working Together with your Child’s School This guide will help you to work with your child’s existing school, and can help develop good communication with your child’s teachers and SENCO in developing strategies to best support … Read More

Download our Free App

Available for both the iPad/iPhone and Android devices, the Sparkle Sheffield app is a quick and easy way to access Sparkle’s latest news, learn about all of our upcoming events and find a whole host of useful information at your fingertips. Best of all, IT’S COMPLETELY FREE! We’ve added exclusive content to our app, which you won;t find on our blog … Read More

Sparkle Sheffield’s New Year Party 2016

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_gallery admin_label=”Gallery” gallery_ids=”746,719,720,721,722,723,724,725,726,727,728,729,730,731,732,733,734,735,736,737,738,739,740,741,742,744,745,747″ fullwidth=”off” posts_number=”30″ show_title_and_caption=”off” show_pagination=”on” background_layout=”light” auto=”off” hover_overlay_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” caption_all_caps=”off” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] [/et_pb_gallery][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, HTC Wolffkran, Sparkle Sheffield was able to host a New Year Celebration party for children with autism and their families at Runaround. The play centre was hired exclusively for … Read More

The Reason I Jump – FREE eBook!

The Reason I jump Book Cover

The Internet Archive offers a FREE download of the popular Autism title, The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida (translated by David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas). This eBook is available in EPUB format and can be downloaded using this link. Most tablets and smartphones have software pre-installed which will allow you to read eBooks in EPUB format once you have … Read More

Autism Fayre Changes and Mark Brown 1-to-1 Session

Hello Everyone.. It’s me Leesh… Thank you so much for allowing us to have some space… We have had a lot of family challenges that we have had and still have to deal with..and it all became a bit too much and we reached a point that left us feeling completely overwhelmed.. So we had no choice but to stop … Read More

Sparkle Sheffield is HTC Wolffkran’s Chosen Charity!

We are thrilled to announce that Sparkle Sheffield is HTC Wolffkran’s chosen charity! From now on, HTC Wolffkrann aim to help Sparkle Sheffield raise funds for the continued work we are doing for families of children with Autism. To celebrate, Sparkle Sheffield will be helping switch on the Christmas lights at the HTC depot (next to the M1 Motorway) on … Read More

Exclusive Content Only Available on the Sparkle App

Our free Sparkle App is available to all families with children on the Autism Spectrum. In addition to updates about our latest events and our contact details, you can find a wealth of helpful articles and exclusive downloads in the Info section, including: Ask Mark – In-depth expert advice on a range of issues from renowned “Autism Whisperer”, Mark Brown Exclusive presentations … Read More

Nina and the Neurons helps us learn more about Autism

Published on the Grown-Ups area of the Cbeebies website, this article from the Nina and the Neurons series helps parents learn more about Autism Spectrum Conditions, with useful advice and links to resources to help us better understand our children. Find the article here on the Cbeebies website!