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Autism Service Directory

Education Rights Helpline

The National Autistic Society

Main information

Type of service: Advocacy (general), Helplines

The Education Rights Helpline provides general information about educational rights and entitlements as well as advice on specific topics such as getting extra help in school, assessments, education plans, reviews or school transport

The service is supported by leading law firms Clifford Chance LLP and Harper Macleod LLP as part of their community affairs commitment.


Age: From age 5 to 18

Aimed at: Adolescent , Child , Parent/carer of a child, Parent/carer of a young person, Young person

Gender: All genders

Registrations & Approaches

Specialisms: Exclusively autism specific, Staff and volunteers get autism awareness training

Other specialisms: Education

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The National Autistic Society is the UK’s leading charity for autistic people. Since 1962, we’ve been transforming lives, changing attitudes and helping to create a society that works for autistic adults and children. We transform lives by providing support, guidance and practical advice for the 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK, as well as their three million family members and carers

The National Autistic Society

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You can contact us by phone email or post.

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0808 800 4102 Leave a message on our answering service and a volunteer adviser will call back (free from landlines and most mobiles).

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