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Autism & Aspergers Syndrome

UPDATED: 22.10.2020

NHS Information
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/autistic-spectrum-disorder/Pages/Introduction.aspx
NHS information on the wide spectrum of Autism and Asperger Syndrome.

The National Autistic Society – NAS
http://www.autism.org.uk
The NAS provide information, support and services to people with Autism or Asperger Syndrome, as well as their families and carers.
Helpline: 0808 800 4104 (lines open Monday – Friday 10am – 3pm)

Diagnosing Autism
https://www.autism.org.uk/what-we-do/diagnosticservices
Information on getting a diagnosis of autism for children, young people and adults.

NAS Employment Service 
https://www.autism.org.uk/what-we-do/employment
NAS assist with employment and training service for people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 

Child Autism UK
http://www.childautism.org.uk/
Support for parents after their child has been diagnosed.
Helpline: 01344 882248 (lines open Monday – Friday 2pm - 4pm)

Young Minds 
https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/
Offering advice to both concerned parents and anyone who’s child has recently been diagnosed autism or Asperger Syndrome.
Parents Helpline: 0808 802 5544 (lines open Monday – Friday 9.30am – 4pm) 

Cedar Foundation – Northern Ireland
https://thecedarfoundation.eu.rit.org.uk/learning-disabilityservices
Helping those with Learning Disability to learn new skills and manage challenges.

The Asperger’s Syndrome Foundation
www.aspergerfoundation.org.uk 
Information on Asperger Syndrome.
Emailinfo@aspergerfoundation.org.uk 

Different Together
https://different-together.co.uk/
Supportive and understanding community for the partners of adults affected by Aspergers Syndrome.

BPS
http://beta.bps.org.uk/
Information about chartered psychologists.