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UK

Helplines

The National Autistic Society

The NAS is a leading UK Charity for people with Autism(inclusing Asperger Syndrome and their families, They provide Information, Support and pioneering services and they campaign for a better world for people with Autism

www.autism.org.uk/

Specialist Schools and Colleges

There are many Specialist Colleges around the UK that cater for people with aspergers

Click Here to see the list and contact details.

Organisations That can offer Help

FAMILY FUND

The Family Fund helps families with disabled children to have choices and the opportunity to enjoy ordinary life.

We give grants for things that make life easier and more enjoyable for the disabled child and their family, such as washing machines, driving lessons, hospital visiting costs, computers and holidays.

The Fund is a registered charity, helping around 50,000 families in the UK with £30.5 million in grants a year

www.familyfund.org.uk/

CEREBRA

Cerebra try to provide products and services that give practical support and assistance to help directly improve the lives of children with brain related conditions as well as providing information to help parents and carers to optimise the quality of life of their child.

www.Cerebra.org.uk

HAPPY DAYS

Happy Days fund and organise holidays, residential trips, days out and theatre trips throughout the UK for disadvantaged young people with special needs. We help young people in special needs schools, in hospitals and in hospices and we help individual families

www.happydayscharity.org/

 

Other Helpful Websites

 

www.aspergersyndrome.org/

web site from the USA provides articles, educational resources, links to local, national and international support groups, sources of professional help, lists of camps and schools, conference information, recommended reading, and moderated support message boards. The web site resources are an addition to the annual conference, newsletter email and phone support provided by MAAP Services.

www.tonyattwood.com.au/

This website is a guide for parents, professionals and people with Asperger's Syndrome and their partners.
In this site you will find issues related to Asperger's Syndrome, resources, resource papers Tony has authored, related topics and Tonys presentation schedule.

www.researchautism.net

Research Autism is the only UK charity exclusively dedicated to research into interventions in autism

www.asperger-syndrome.me.uk

www.ne-as.org.uk

The North East Autism Society provides a wide – and ever growing – range of services for children, young people and adults who have autism spectrum conditions

www.shropshireautonomy.co.u/

Autonomy is a Shropshire support group for young people and adults who have Asperger's Syndrome (AS), (diagnosed or undiagnosed) run by Sara and Eric Heath who have personal experience of Asperger's Syndrome

www.kidshealth.org

If you're looking for information you can trust about kids and teens that's free of "doctor speak," you've come to the right place. KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years

www.brainwave.org.uk

Brainwave works with families to deliver individual home based therapy and exercise programmes that help children with disabilities such as brain injury, chromosome abnormalities, Autism and development delay achieve their potential. The individual programme can then be carried out at home with the ongoing support of the Brainwave team. Brainwave complements rather than replaces the services offered by statutory authorities.

www.assupportgrouponline.org

The original aim of the website was basically to be completely different from existing AS websites. We aimed to be unique and tackle the issues that mainstream websites weren't allowed to cover. We have always had a completely different approach to mainstream organisations such as NAS (National Autistic Society).

 

USA

www.aspergersyndrome.org/

web site from the USA provides articles, educational resources, links to local, national and international support groups, sources of professional help, lists of camps and schools, conference information, recommended reading, and moderated support message boards. The web site resources are an addition to the annual conference, newsletter email and phone support provided by MAAP Services.

www.nationalautismcenter.org

The National Autism Center is May Institute’s Center for the Promotion of Evidence-based Practice. It is a nonprofit organization dedicated to disseminating evidence-based information about the treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), promoting best practices, and offering comprehensive and reliable resources for families, practitioners, and communities

autism.sesamestreet.org

That’s why Sesame Workshop created Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children, a nationwide initiative aimed at communities with children ages 2 to 5. Developed with input from parents, people who serve the autism community, and people with autism, See Amazing in All Children offers families ways to overcome common challenges and simplify everyday activities. At the same time, the project fosters an affirming narrative around autism for all families and kids.

Indiana Resource Center for Autism

Realizing the increasing incidence of autism spectrum disorders, the Indiana Resource Center for Autism staff are actively engaged in work that leads to improved outcomes for individuals on the spectrum and their families. Specifically, our work is focused on goals around early detection and diagnosis, effective early childhood and school-age programs that utilize evidence-based practices, transition across grade levels and across stages of life, post-secondary opportunities, community employment and living options, family support, and other activities that lead to an improved quality of life. IRCA staff works in collaboration with other agencies and organizations to assist in achieving these outcomes by providing information and training on a variety of topics, strategies, and methods. 

 

Canada

www.autismawarenesscentre.com

The Autism Awareness Centre Inc. formed in June 2003. The Centre believes that education is the key to success in assisting individuals who have autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), Asperger Syndrome and other disorders such as Tourette Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). With numerous social, communication, and behavioral intervention methods and the more recent field of biomedical interventions, it is important to keep parents and professionals on the leading edge of new information. By hosting workshops across Canada and in the United Kingdom and by providing resource support both in Canada and abroad, the Autism Awareness Centre is committed to ensuring information reaches all communities, leading the way for change

Australia

www.tonyattwood.com.au/

This website is a guide for parents, professionals and people with Asperger's Syndrome and their partners.
In this site you will find issues related to Asperger's Syndrome, resources, resource papers Tony has authored, related topics and Tonys presentation schedule.

www.autismspectrum.org.au /

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is a not-for-profit organisation committed to helping people on the autism spectrum achieve their potential. Aspect builds confidence and capacity with people on the autism spectrum, their families and their communities .

 

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