Autism & Asperger Syndrome Resources

The National Autistic Society & Autism Hampshire have extensive information, advice and resources on their websites.

Re:Minds is a Southampton-based parent-led organisation supporting families whose children have Autism, ADHD and/or mental health needs. They also have a facebook group.

SENDIASS. The Southampton Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Information Advice and Support Service (IASS) aims to empower children and young people with special educational needs/disabilities and their parents/carers to make informed decisions about education, health and social care.

The Southampton Education Psychology Service are piloting a new telephone/video consultation service. It is available to parents and carers of children and young people with social communication difficulties and/or autism. Consultations can be requested where there is a concern about learning and education, behaviour, or worries about wellbeing. Discussions are confidential. Contact Jackie Holgate on Jackie.holgate@southampton.gov.uk to request a consultation. See their flyer here for more information.

Autism Hampshire will be running a number of Autism Information Workshops for parents and carers of children awaiting an Autism referral. Each workshop is 3 hours long and consists of six sessions.

Courses will be running between 19th April 2021 and 30th July 2021.

Families can book a place by contacting Autism Hampshire by email: trainingadmin@autismhampshire.org.uk

Please see their flyer here for further details.

 

In addition there is a selection of book recommendations below that you may find helpful.

School/ Teens/ Adolescence

Young children

Fiction for children

Adults with autism and parents