National support organisations
The National Autistic Society
Helpline: 0845 070 4004 (10am to 4pm)
Web: The National Autistic Society
The leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. It provides information, support and pioneering services, and campaigns for a better world for people with autism. The helpline is open Monday to Friday, and there is a broad range of information available online.
Aspergers Syndrome Foundation
Finsbury Square Charity Centre
Royal London House, Suite 5A,
1st Floor, 22-25 Finsbury Square
All enquiries by email or post.
Advice, information and training about Aspergers Syndrome.
Autistic Rights Movement (ARM) UK
Aims to campaign for and promote rights for people with autism, raise awareness and work with professionals and organisations to improve services, facilities and conditions for autistic people.
ADDISS - National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service
AFASIC England - unlocking speech and language
Helpline: 0845 3 55 55 77 (Open 10.30am to 2.30pm Monday to Friday)
Web: Afasic England
Afasic seeks to raise awareness and to create better services and provision for children and young people with speech and language impairments. It works in partnership with local and national government, professional and statutory bodies and other voluntary organisations.
British Dyslexia Association
The British Dyslexia Association (BDA) is a national charity working to enable dyslexic people of all ages to reach their full potential.
Advice and information about epilepsy and local branches.
Publishes information for parents, people with dyspraxia and professionals. Organises conferences, and supports a network of local groups.
We are still adding to this list - if you know of any other services we should include, please contact the Adult Commissioning Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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