Autism Service Directory

NAS Family Support Worker - Greater Belfast area

The National Autistic Society

Main information

Type of service: Family support and information services

The service helps parents/carers/families of children and adults with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) access support, advice and information. It works closely with Health trusts and Education Boards to raise awareness and understanding of autism among professionals. It helps improve provision and access to services for people with autism and their families, and support the establishment of parent groups and the National Autistic Society (NAS) branches in Northern Ireland.

Eligibility

Age: For people of any age

Aimed at: Adolescent , Adult , Adult sibling, Child , Child/adolescent sibling, Parent/carer of a child, Parent/carer of a young person, Parent/carer of an adult, Partner, Professional, Young person

Gender: All genders

Covers: Antrim and Newtownabbey, Ards and North Down, Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon, Belfast, Lisburn and Castlereagh, Mid and East Antrim, Newry, Mourne and Down

Registrations & Approaches

Specialisms: Exclusively autism specific

Provided by

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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Contacts

You can contact us by phone email or post.

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Clair Dundas - Family Support Worker

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028 9068 7066

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clair.dundas@nas.org.uk

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Locations

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NAS Northern Ireland, Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 6SA