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Autism Service Directory

NAS Tower Hamlets Autism Support

The National Autistic Society

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Type of service: Family support and information services

Autism Support Tower Hamlets is a project that is being run by The National Autistic Society (NAS) in partnership with the London Borough of Tower Hamlets (Integrated Services for Disabled Children and primary care trust (PCT)). It provides information, advice and support to the parents and carers of children and young people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) living in the borough. Some of the services offered include: a home visit, as soon as requested after diagnosis, to meet families and discuss their needs and concerns; information and advice to help families learn more about ASDs and gain confidence in meeting their child's needs; information about local services appropriate to the needs of the family; support in accessing these services; ongoing telephone support if desired; seminars and workshops about ASDs that are tailored to the expressed needs of families eg parent seminars on managing anger, supporting siblings etc.; a lending library of books on ASDs and related topics. Translators are available on request.


Age: For people of any age

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

Gender: All genders

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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

The National Autistic Society

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020 7377 8407

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The Montefiore Centre, Hanbury Street, Bethnal Green, London, E1 5HZ

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