Information and Support
If you have been affected by any of the issues raised in Richard and Jaco: Life with Autism, there are organisations that can help.
The first course of action for anyone with concerns about autism may be to speak with your GP.
SNAP Cymru provides information, advice and support for parents, children and young people who have, or may have, special educational needs or disabilities.
Phone: 0808 801 0608
Ambitious about Autism
Ambitious about Autism offers information for parents of children with autism and 16 to 25 year olds, including an on line forum.
Phone: 020 8815 5444
The Autism Education Trust
The Autism Education Trust website includes a section called The Den, which provides information for young people on a wide range of topics such as friends and relationships, health and well being and money.
bibic offers practical help to families caring for children who have developmental difficulties including autism, cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome, brain injury,dyslexia and Asperger’s syndrome.
Phone: 01458 253344
Child Autism UK
Child Autism UK is a parent-led group providing encouragement, support and information to parents of children with autism in England, Scotland and Wales.
Phone: 01344 88 22 48
National Autistic Society
The National Autistic Society provide information and support to people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families.
Phone: 0808 800 4104 (Mon-Thu 10am-4pm Fri 9am-3pm)
Research Autism provides information on the problems and challenges of autism and Interventions, treatments and therapies.