Autism & Aspergers Syndrome

UPDATED: 09.10.2018

NHS Information
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/autistic-spectrum-disorder/Pages/Introduction.aspx (opens in a new window)
NHS information on the wide spectrum of Autism and Asperger Syndrome.

The National Autistic Society – NAS
http://www.autism.org.uk (opens in a new window)
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 – Thursday 10am – 4pm, Friday 9am- 3pm)

Diagnosing Autism
http://www.autism.org.uk/childdiagnosis (opens in a new window)
Information on child autism diagnosis

Diagnosing Adults with Autism
http://www.autism.org.uk/about/diagnosis/adults.aspx (opens in a new window)
Information about diagnosis for adults who are autistic, or think they may be.

NAS Employment Service 
http://www.autism.org.uk/living-with-autism/finding-work-or-in-employment.aspx (opens in a new window)
NAS assist with employment and training service for people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 

Child Autism UK
http://www.childautism.org.uk/ (opens in a new window)
Support for parents after their child has been diagnosed.
Helpline: 01344 882248 (lines open Monday – Friday 10am - 4pm)

Your Relationship
http://www.autism.org.uk/about/family-life.aspx (opens in a new window)
Information about relationships from Autism UK. 

Young Minds 
https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/ (opens in a new window)
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) 

Asperger Syndrome
http://www.asperger-syndrome.me.uk/ (opens in a new window)
Information by and for anyone with a child or adult in the family with Asperger Syndrome.

The Asperger’s Syndrome Foundation
www.aspergerfoundation.org.uk (opens in a new window)
Information on Asperger Syndrome.
Emailinfo@aspergerfoundation.org.uk 

Aspergernauts
http://www.aspergernauts.co.uk/ (opens in a new window)
Information on living with Asperger Syndrome.

BPS
http://beta.bps.org.uk/ (opens in a new window)
Information about chartered psychologists.