Useful contacts

Organisations that offer advice and support for those affected by Autistic Spectrum Condition.

The National Autistic Society

The National Autistic Society (NAS) is the leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. They provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism.

Call the Autism Helpline on 0808 800 4104 for impartial, confidential advice and support on autism for anyone affected by, or researching autism. 

The National Autistic Society (NAS)
Phone: 0808 800 4104
Web:www.autism.org.uk

NAS Richmond Branch

The local branch of the NAS is a friendly parent-led group aiming to support families and individuals mainly in Richmond borough living with autism and/or Asperger syndrome. 

They hold coffee mornings, liaise with other groups and provide regular updates via emails; our core objectives being support, information and awareness. 

For information about autism and Asperger syndrome, membership, or to find out more about the Richmond Branch of the NAS, please contact Laura Lennuyeux-Comnene.

NAS Richmond Branch
Phone: 07810 505982
Web:www.richmondnas.org
Email: richmond@nas.org.uk

Resources for Autism (RFA)

RFA provide practical services for children and adults with an autistic spectrum condition and for their families and carers. We are working in partnership with RFA to provide the drop in groups and hopefully other exciting projects in the future.

Resources for Autism
Address: 858 Finchley Road, London NW11 6AB
Phone: 020 8458 3259
Web:www.resourcesforautism.org.uk
Email: admin@resourcesforautism.org.uk

Richmond AID

Richmond AID is a charity run by and for disabled people in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and surrounding areas. They provide benefits advice, assistance and support with applications.

Richmond Aid
Address: Richmond AID, Disability Action & Advice Centre (DAAC), 4 Waldegrave Road, Teddington, TW11 8HT
Phone: 020 8831 6080
Web:www.richmondaid.org.uk
Email: info@richmondaid.org.uk

ADHD Richmond Support Group

ADHD Richmond is a voluntary group which provides support, training and campaigns for this developmental neuropsychiatric disability. Anyone with ADHD-related concerns is welcome at one of the group's monthly free events.

ADHD Richmond Support Group
Web:adhdrichmond.org
Email: info@adhdrichmond.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/AdhdRichmond
Twitter: @AdhdRichmond
YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/AdhdRichmond

The Curly Hair Project

The Curly Hair Project (CHP) aims to help primarily (but not exclusively) women and girls with Asperger's Syndrome and their neurotypical loved ones communicate and understand each other better. 

The CHP was founded by Alis Rowe, a young woman with Asperger’s Syndrome who lives in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, who, amongst other things, writes books and provides workshops.

The Curly Hair Project
Web:www.thegirlwiththecurlyhair.co.uk
Email: alis@thegirlwiththecurlyhair.co.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/thegirlwiththecurlyhair

Counselling Directory

Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events. To ensure the professionalism of our website, all counsellors have provided us with qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body.

Counselling Directory Autism Information
Phone: 0333 3447 990
Web:http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/autism.html
Email: info@counselling-directory.org.uk