Here is a list of autism and special need charities and organisations that may be able to provide further information on autism and answer some of your questions. (Please note that we are not responsible for the content of external sites).
Autism Awareness Campaign UK
Ivan and Charika Corea launched the Autism Awareness Campaign in 2000 in the United Kingdom - read their story...
Asperger syndrome Foundation
The Asperger syndrome Foundation is committed to promoting awareness and understanding of Asperger syndrome.
This site helps you to find other organisations relating to autism.
BBC - Special Educational Needs
A BBC site aimed at providing information and advice on special needs, including autistic spectrum disorders. Particularly parent friendly.
Center for the Study of Autism
Connections is a double CD set of original music, songs, stories and games for children and young adults across the autistic spectrum.
Website for days out in the UK, with a strong emphasis on attractions that cater for special needs and autism.
Durham Information Guide
We are a group of parents, carers, friends and relatives with a common link. We all have personal experience of Aspergers Syndrome or other Autistic Spectrum Disorders. The group was set up by parents for parents and other carers etc to find, and, offer some badly needed mutual support in this very challenging and often distressing area of daily life. There was no other support or help available locally that catered for Aspergers Syndrome so the decision was made to start our group in December 2003.
DIG is an online database which allows you to search for information on adult social care services, health groups and other community information on a countywide, regional and national basis.
Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities
Working to promote the rights, quality of life and opportunities of people with learning disabilities and their families. The organisation runs courses and workshops on supporting people with autism, and offers a range of person-centred courses applicable to people with autism.
This site explores how kids learn to read and the different methods involved. It also provides tips and advice on how you can help your child to learn to read.
Fun educational resources for everyone - books, games, flashcards and lots more! These resources are especially useful for children with special educational needs.
National Autistic Society
The National Autistic Society are the leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism.
OCD Action is the largest and longest serving UK National Charity for people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorders.
PEACH (Parents for the Early Intervention of Autism in Children)
They are the only UK charity exclusively dedicated to research into interventions in autism. They commission, carry out and support high quality, independent research into new and existing health, education, social and other interventions..
Use SenseToys' range of toys, activities and Montessori materials to make learning fun and rewarding for all children but especially those with special educational needs such as autism.
Workshops for young people with learning difficulties, offering classes in drama, singing, music and IT. Also has a sensory room facility. Based at WAC Performing Arts and Media College, Hampstead, London
World Autism Organisation
across age – across spectrum - across Hertfordshire
Aspergers and Autism support in Hertfordshire
Office for Advice, Assistance, Support and Information on Special needs
A resource for parents & professionals caring for children with
Autism / Asperger Syndrome and other learning disabilities.
Talk about Autism
NAS Surrey website
This website is for parents of children who may need extra help in developing social awareness, children who may be diagnosed with autistic spectrum conditions, or those conditions which cluster round the spectrum, like AD/HD for instance.
Helping deal with child behaviour - KidsBehaviour contains over 120 articles written by our experts who continually update and add new content
Parents first for health
Information portal sponsored by Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Your destination for advice and help on Asperger syndrome
Special needs & disabilities support on netmums
Online directory to support people to find a suitable counsellor in their area