The National Autistic Society (NAS)

Type of service:
Forums And Support Networks
393 City Road, Islington, London EC1V 1NG
Telephone number:
0808 800 4104
Email address:
Service description:
The National Autistic Society (NAS) is the leading UK charity for people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families. They provide -

   •  Autism Helpline (0808 800 4104)
   •  Autism Information
   •  Autism Services Directory
   •  Diagnostic Services (Kent and Essex)
   •  Education Rights Service
   •  Online Shop
   •  Eight Specialist Independent & Free Schools
   •  Parent to Parent Service (confidential support)
   •  School Exclusions Service
   •  The Spectrum Magazine (formerly Asperger United)
   •  Transition Support Service

Involvement Activities:
   •  Annual Events (Autism Hour & Autism Awareness Week)
   •  Memberships (benefits include Your Autism Magazine)
   •  Online Community

Services for Professionals:
   •  Conferences & Webinars
   •  Events Calendar
   •  Network Autism (connect with other ASD professionals)
   •  Training Courses & Consultancy
   •  Support for Employers
   •  Support for Health & Social Care Workers
   •  Support for Other Professionals
   •  Support for Teachers (including MyWorld resources)

Local Services:
   •  The National Autistic Society Centre (in Irthlingborough)
   •  Northants Education Outreach Service
   •  Northants One-to-One Support
   •  Northants Residential Homes (in Wellingborough)
   •  Northants Support at Work
   •  Northants Support in Further and Higher Education

Registered charity no. 269425.
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
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