Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Ambitious About Autism

National charity which aims to enable children and young people with autism to learn, thrive and achieve.

Asperger East Anglia

Information, events, diagnosis details and factsheets with success stories and training information.

Asperger's Syndrome Foundation

A registered charity providing awareness and greater understanding of Asperger's syndrome through fact sheets, FAQ and training seminars.

Autism Alliance

A national network of specialist autism charities that supports many thousands of people with autism, including more than 2,000 adults in residential homes, and thousands more through their outreach services.

Autism Anglia

Formed through Essex and Norfolk autism societies and offering adult residential care, community support and speech and language therapy in Essex.

The Autism Centre

A centre for teaching and research at Sheffield Hallam University; with profile, events, staff, and news blog.

The Autism Directory

Run by parents with autistic children to provide information and support about the challenges and delights of living with autism in the family.

Autism East Midlands

Specialist autism charity providing support to people affected by autism .

Autism Independent UK

Homepage of the organisation created to raise the awareness of autism and promote newly developed approaches in autism diagnosis, assessment, education, and treatment.

Autism Initiatives

Provider of autism support services across the UK and Ireland for people with autism spectrum conditions. AutismInit

Autism NI (PAPA)

Assists people with or affected by autism in Northern Ireland. View the support offered plus membership and news.

Autism Plus

A national charity founded by a group of parents of adult children, all diagnosed with an autism spectrum condition. After reaching school leaving age they found there was no service to support their children through adulthood.

Autism Research Centre (ACR)

Brings together scientists from around the University of Cambridge working on exploring the biomedical causes of autism spectrum conditions, and developing new methods for assessment and intervention.

Autism Tissue Program (ATP)

Makes post-mortem brain tissue available to as many qualified scientists as possible to advance autism research.

Autism Wessex

Regional charity providing specialist services for people affected by autism and associated difficulties across the counties of Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire and Wiltshire.


A charity raising funds for medical research to improve diagnosis, advance new treatments, and discover the causes of autism.

BBC Health: Asperger Syndrome

Explains the symptoms of Asperger's with advice and support sections and links of interest.

Berkshire Autistic Society

Charity set up to offer advice to families and carers with online help sections and a telephone helpline.

British Autism Study of Infant Siblings (BASIS)

A collaborative research network for the study of infants at-risk for autism in the UK; provides a guide to the project, its activities and funders, with a section for parents and families.

Brookdale Care

Independent provider of hospital, residential and supported living care for people with Autistic Spectrum Conditions; with a guide to their services, facilities, locations, and contacts.


Provides advice, support and life skill development opportunities for children, young people and families affected by Autism.

CASS – Counselling & Autism Spectrum Support

A counselling support service predominantly for those on the Autistic Spectrum and their care givers.

Dr Wendy Lawson MAPS

An internationally renowned researcher, psychologist, writer and poet with high functioning Autism; includes her profile, details of her writings, and schedule of her talks in the UK.

ESPA Research

Continues the research carried out by the Autism Research Unit in the University of Sunderland into autism spectrum and related conditions, particularly dietary interventions; describes their projects and publications, with free resources to download.

The National Autistic Society

Champions the rights and interests of all people with autism; also provides advice and support services. Describes their programmes and campaigns, and offers a collection of online resources.

Peach for Children with Autism

Autism charity created to support and provide information for parents and guardians of children with autism.

Positive About Autism

A training company providing events, workshops and courses on autism; includes details of their workshops and schedule, newsletters, and contacts.

Public Autism Awareness

Site devoted to providing a step by step guide to autism. Serves as a resource for parents, siblings, teachers, and care providers.

Research Autism

A charity dedicated to supporting research into interventions designed to help people with autism. Includes details of current and recent research, information resources, and how to get involved.

Scottish Autism

Offers a range of services and support for children, young people, and adults with autism and Asperger's Syndrome; describes their programmes, with an events diary, and background on the conditions.

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