National Autistic Society http://www.autism.org.uk

National Autistic Society Helpline 0808 800 4104 (operates Monday to Thursday 10am-4pm and Friday 9am-3pm)

Have you ever tried to imagine what sensory overload can feel like? This video helps us to understand what some of our children with ASD go through – WARNING: THIS VIDEO CONTAINS FLASHING LIGHTS, BRIGHT COLOURS AND LOUD SUDDEN NOISES. https://youtu.be/DgDR_gYk_a8

Looking for a free online course on autism? Perhaps friends and family are interested in understanding more about ASD? https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/autism

Parents guide to Autism – including some early signs that your child may be on the spectrum https://www.supernanny.co.uk/Advice/-/Health-and-Development/-/Special-Needs/Parents’-Guide-to-Autism.aspx

The NHS diagnosis process https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/autism/getting-diagnosed/

Adjusting to your child’s ASD diagnosis – guidance for the whole family https://www.autism.org.uk/about/diagnosis/children/recently-diagnosed.aspx

Understanding your rights pre- and post- diagnosis https://livingautism.com/autism-rights/

SEND code of practice https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/send-code-of-practice-0-to-25

Educational Health and Care Plans (EHCP)https://www.gov.uk/children-with-special-educational-needs/extra-SEN-help

Looking for a local Speech and Language therapist?https://beta.helpwithtalking.com/

Autism Links http://www.autismlinks.co.uk

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