National Autistic Society

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

Contact – Charity for families with Disabled

Contact – Helpline for advice, information or support related to your disabled child – 0808 808 3555 (operates Monday to Friday 9.30am-5pm)

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.

Looking for a free online course on autism? Perhaps friends and family are interested in understanding more about ASD?

Parents guide to Autism – including some early signs that your child may be on the spectrum’-Guide-to-Autism.aspx

The NHS diagnosis process

Adjusting to your child’s ASD diagnosis – guidance for the whole family

Understanding your rights pre- and post- diagnosis

SEND code of practice

Educational Health and Care Plans (EHCP)

Looking for a local Speech and Language therapist?

Autism Links