OrganisationsHere's a collection of organisations relating to autism. All offsite links from this page will open in a new window.
Airedale & Wharfedale Autism Resource (AWARE)
AWARE is a parent-run group supporting children with disorders on the autistic spectrum. The group covers the Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven areas including Bingley, Keighley, Silsden, Skipton, Grassington, Settle and beyond.
Members comprise parents, health, education and social services professionals, wider family members and sympathisers in general.
For further details contact:
52 Chippendale Rise
Bradford & District Autistic Support Group (BADASG)
Unit 18, Listerhills Science Park, next to the University. They have a Tuesday support group at the Unit, and also have a support group for Asian families. They also run playschemes in school holidays.
Further information and contact details can be found here:
A group in Bradford dedicated to supporting young people with autism and asperger syndrome. They also run ASPIRE, a service for people with high functioning autism and asperger syndrome only therefore they require a referral request from either a GP, Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologist, social services, stating that the person wishing to join has a diagnosis of autism and or asperger syndrome.
Currently most of the activities are geared towards adults. There is no registration fee to join ASPIRE. However, a subsidised fee is payable to cover the cost of the activities.
Members need to make their own lunch arrangement. Please talk to your carer or social worker regarding the payment to join the activities, as you may be eligible for financial help towards these costs.
For further details contact:
140-148 Manningham Lane
Wakefield Support Group for Autism
"We provide support, activities and services in the whole Wakefield area for everyone affected by autistic spectrum conditions. Our current projects include soft play group, youth group and autistic adults social group. We also have regular trips throughout the year."
Autism Treatment Services of Canada (CA)
Geneva Centre for Autism (CA)
Centre for the Study of Autism (US)
The Scottish Society for Autism (UK)
Autism Resources (US)
Autism Society of America (US)
Autism Initiatives (UK)
Autism London (UK)
Society For The Autistically Handicapped (UK)
CAN Foundation (US)
The International Autistic Research Organisation (UK)
The Confederation of Service Providers for people with Autism (UK)
Families for Early Autism Treatment (US)
The Hesley Group (UK)
The Irish Society for Autism (IE)
Leeds Asperger Network (UK)
London Early Autism Project (UK)
The National Autistic Society - Surrey Branch (UK)
The National Autistic Society (UK)
Parents for the Early Intervention of Autism (UK)
The Sussex Autistic Society (UK)
Wirral Autistic Society (UK)
World Autism Organisation (EU)