Sheffield Autistic Society
Sheffield Autistic Society is a local charity for people with autism (including Asperger/Aspergers Syndrome), their families and carers. The Society is inclusive and aims to support any individual, of any age, who may be on the Autistic Spectrum. They provide support and information, and campaign for a better world for Sheffield people with autism and Asperger syndrome.
Please note that the officers of the Sheffield Autistic Society are all volunteers which means they are not able to provide a full telephone service but you can leave a message or email them.
Their services include:
- Monthly Support Groups - this usually meets on the third Wednesday each month (check website for variations), 12.30pm - 2.30 pm at the Sheffield Carers Centre, Concept House, 5 Young St, Sheffield S1 4LA.
- Group for adults with autism or Aspergers - this usually meets on the last Thursday each month (check website for variations), 7pm - 9pm at Room 12.02.10, Arundel/Charles St Building, Sheffield Hallam University, Charles Street, Sheffield, S1 2NE
- Various regular adult social groups
- Playscheme for 8-14 year olds each summer
- Various one-off events
- Information, links and resources on their website
The Sheffield Autistic Society is affiliated to the National Autistic Society who are a national UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. They provide information, support and services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism www.autism.org.uk
The National Autistic Society also have a helpline providing impartial and confidential information, advice and support for people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), their families and professionals. The Helpline also provides introductory packs and information sheets on specific subject areas.
Street: c/o 42 St. Andrews Rd
Postcode: S11 9AL