Understanding and Dealing with the challenges of Autism

Autistic Support Groups



We provide advice, information and support for families and professionals. We run an informal advice line available to anyone seeking help, advice or information.

Derbyshire autism services group 

The D.A.S.G. is a registered charity (number 1105525). We are a voluntary group, parent led, run by a voluntary board of Directors, many of whom are the parents or carers of people with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC).
The Bradford and District Autistic Support Group (BADASG) is a registered charity that offers activities to children and young people on the autistic spectrum and support for their families and carers.  BADASG has been established since 1989, and in that time we have grown and developed, and we now offer a wide range of services.
Local Support and Resources - Taunton Autism Support Group is a support group for parents and carers of children and young people with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome in the Taunton area.
HSGA - Huddersfield Support Group For Autism : We are a voluntary self-help group, for families and children in or around the Huddersfield area who are living with Autism.   
SASSI is an Autism Support Group for parents/guardians of children or young people with an autistic spectrum disorder. All are welcome whether there has been a diagnosis or there is one pending. We offer a social opportunity to talk to parents in the same situation and an opportunity to talk informally to a variety of professionals. There is a formal talk on a variety of subjects suggested by parents. We meet every month in a primary school hall; the location changes each time.
HAFS provides services to the whole family unit of families in Halton who have a child or young adult with a condition within the broad range of ASD(Autistic Spectrum Disorders). HAFS is unique in this respect as most support groups either cater for the affected person or parents.
RAGS - Romford Autistic Group Support - Registered Charity No. 1133418
RAGS, Romford Autistic Group Support became a registered Charity in 2009. RAGS was founded in 2003 by a group of Havering parents who have children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Welcome to the web site of the Inverclyde branch of the National Autistic Society and our Fundraising arm Inverclyde Autistic Support Group. Together we hope to increase both awareness and support for Autism within Inverclyde
Founded in 2000 Netmums is the UK's fastest-growing online parenting organisation with over 840,000 members, mostly mums.  Netmums is a family of local sites that cover the UK, each site offering information to mothers on everything from where to find playgroups and how to eat healthily to where to meet other mothers.  
Support, advice and information to anyone involved with an individual diagnosed with PDA, a pervasive developmental disorder related to autism.  

ALAS (All Lewisham Autism Support)
We are a group of parents of autistic children in Lewisham and surrounding boroughs in South East London. We have set up a small local charity affiliated to the National Autistic Society.


WLA Support group Parents with children with Autism/ADHD/MT (Santa Monica,Ca) 

Ahead with Autism 

Dedicated to raising awareness of Autistic Spectrum Disorders, improving the lives of individuals afflicted by Autism and educating professionals worldwide. Free video, "The Different Shades of Autism


Community for parents, caregivers and educators of people with autism. is an information resource on autism and other developmental disorders. If you know of a site that deserves a listing, you may submit it here.


Autism Society of Montgomery County Maryland

Advocacy, information referral and supportUnlocking Autism 

Unlocking Autism was founded in February of 1999 by two mothers and a grandmother who came together for one primary purpose – to obtain information about how to help children with autism and to get that information as quickly as possible to the parents of newly diagnosed children.

Aspergers Support Groups South Carolina

Autism Organisations - Chester County, PA, USA

Association for Children with a Disability

Information, Support & Advocacy for Families of Children with a Disability



Autism Association for overseas families in Netherlands

Support groups for expatriate families with a child with an autistic spectrum disorder.


Autism Central - A central location for information sharing and resources on  ASD and developmental disabilities in Canada



Autism Association of Western Australia

The Autism Association of Western Australia is dedicated to serving the needs and interests of people with Autism and their families. We do so by providing services based on peer reviewed research in the field of Autism; and by providing support that makes a positive difference to the lives of people with Autism.

Autism Victoria

Is the first place to call for information and advice for anyone interested in finding out more about Autism Spectrum Disorders, especially if you live in Victoria, Australia.

Autism SA

Our organisation's mission is to deliver specialised services and promote community awareness to facilitate an inclusive community that values individuals and families living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.