Autism Support Services
Find autism support groups and organisations in this section of ABLEize. Autism often presents varied conditions in different people but typically results in issues with:
- Interacting with others in a social situation
- Often difficult to communicate with others
- Problems dealing with social situations.
Autism is not in itself a learning disability, however around 50% of people with autism will also have some form of learning disability. Find autism support and self help groups for parents, carers and people with autism below offering advice, help and assistance as well as local events and meetings listed in this busy ABLEize section.
Rescare supports the families of autistic children and adults across the UK. Assisting parents, siblings and carers with questions about challenging behaviour, health and social care, education, and residential provision for their autistic family members. They campaign for good choices for people with autism and support the rights of family and carers. Call their helpline staffed by people who understand your situation.
Dedicated to offering support to parents, carers and those affected by autism across East Anglia. Find help and advice, details of the condition along with the signs and how to get a diagnosis. Based in Colchester.
Offers autism information, support and articles along with a message board and related autism links. Site includes 20 top FAQ and archived blog entries.
A site that helps with the understanding of the biomedical causes of autism spectrum. Includes research details from scientists at Cambridge University and a number of publications.
Set up to enrich the lives of adults and children with autism in the West Midlands. View online autism guides, leaflets and newsletters with details of family support. Includes a helpline.
An information directory of facts, symptom details, treatments and help and support links.
Details of autism supports groups, helplines and advice centres throughout Kent. Site includes family support services and details of future social events.
Highlights a number of events, support services, activities and more for people with autism, their families and carers.
A parent led support group offering autism support and advice in Derbyshire. Includes contact details, information about volunteering and a number of informative FAQ’s.
Providing a range of support, information and advice with details of meetings in the Lewisham SE13 area.
Maidenhead based charity set up to help and support adults and children with autism. Also offers parents support, activities groups and clubs and training.
The leading nationwide charity highlighting their support and advice services along with campaigns for and on behalf of people with autism, their family and carers.
Scottish autism support services based in Perth. Offers arts and crafts sessions, computer lessons, activities and chill out zones for people and families affected by autism.
Provides support services to families and children affected by autism and Asperger’s in and around Portsmouth. Site offers online membership details with information about future events and how to make contact.
A local support group for parents and carers of people with autism and asperger’s syndrome in the Taunton, Devon area.
A Yorkshire based voluntary self-help group with details of meetings and events in the area plus autism facts and related web links.
Autism support with details of related events taking place throughout Scotland. Site includes a number of useful resources, facts about autism and how to get involved.