Autism Service Directory

NAS Lewisham Autism Support

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Main information

Type of service: Family support and information services

The service provides support, advice and information to families who have children with an autism, autism spectrum or Asperger syndrome diagnosis. It aims to: help families to learn more about autism and gain confidence in meeting their child's needs, offer a chance to think and talk with someone who will understand. They can provide information on: autism, national and local services, voluntary groups, and related issues such as benefits. They run occasional courses, workshops and offer practical advice. Referrals to the service are made by the diagnosing paediatrician for families with a child up to age 18 years with an autism diagnosis. It is primarily for people with a recent diagnosis but support can be offered at other times as well. .

Eligibility

Age: For people of any age

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

Gender: All genders

Registrations & Approaches

Specialisms: Exclusively autism specific

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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

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Contacts

You can contact us by phone email or post.

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Catherine Spain - Family Support Coordinator

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020 8699 3066

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FamilySupport.London@nas.org.uk

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Michelle Message - Administrator

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020 8699 3066

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FamilySupport.London@nas.org.uk

Locations

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Lewisham Carers Centre, Waldram Place, Forest Hill, London, SE23 2LB