Local Support

Autism Family Support Oxfordshire

Autism Family Support Oxfordshire is a charity that provides support to children and young people aged 0-25 years old, with a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), and their families; who live within Oxfordshire or access services in Oxfordshire such as schools or a GP. They offer support to families by providing information, training, workshops and networking. The charity aims to maintain links with local groups, statutory bodies and keep abreast of national developments in the field of ASC.

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Oxfordshire Adult Autism Diagnostic and Support Service (OAADSS)

OAADSS is a service provided for adults in the Oxfordshire area which provide free autism assessments and post diagnosis support.

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Oxfordshire Autistic Society Information & Support (OASIS)

OASIS is a friendly charity run by parents for parents/carers who are bringing up children/young adults with Autistic Spectrum Disorder or related conditions such as Global Developmental Delay or Sensory Processing Disorder in Oxfordshire. They aim to create a supportive community through informal coffee and chat groups, evening meetings with professional speakers, subsidised courses and family play days during school holidays. They welcome families who have an ASD diagnosis for their child and also those going through the assessment process

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National Support

National Autistic Society

Founded in 1962, they are the UK’s leading charity for autistic people and their families. Their goal is to help transform lives, change attitudes and create a society that works for autistic people.

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Autism Independent UK

Autism Independent UK helps to increase awareness of autism to the notice of all, together with well established and newly developed approaches in the diagnosis, assessment, education and treatment.

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They support people with learning disabilities and autism to have a louder voice, choice and control in their lives.

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ASD Helping Hands

ASD Helping Hands will support all service users affected by an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) regardless of age or what stage of life they are at. We aim to offer guidance, practical advice and support whether you are personally affected or you are an associated family member, carer, friend or professional. We will actively champion the rights of all people affected by an ASD and aim to make a positive difference to their lives while delivering a service that is accessible, reliable and trust

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