DIRECTORY

This list is based on personal experience and recommendations from members of our group. This list is not extensive and will be regularly updated.

Autistic Inclusive Meets

     

Autistic Inclusive Meets is a not-for-profit organisation created by   autistic people to enable families with autistic children, and autistic   individuals to get out into the community and socialise in an accepting,   inclusive environment with like-minded peers.

We provide support and advice to families and individuals, promote   acceptance of autism through education of the general public, and protect   autistic rights by campaigning against autistic mistreatment.


     

https://autisticinclusivemeets.org


Yellow Ladybugs

     

Yellow Ladybugs is an Autistic-led non-government organisation with   strong bridges to the community. We are dedicated to the happiness, success   and celebration of autistic girls and women. We believe all autistic females   deserve to be recognised, valued, accepted and supported in order to realise  their full potential. We are committed to shining a light on autistic girls   and women through the creation of positive and inclusive experiences for our   members, and through advocating for the rights of all autistic females and   celebrating their neurodiversity.


 https://www.yellowladybugs.com.au/ 

     


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Anna Kraemer

 An autistic graduate student who blogs about late-diagnosis. She also writes to help give non-autistic people insight about how autistic people perceive the world, and the many ways that neurotypical society is inaccessible to us. 

 https://autisticsciencelady.wordpress.com/ 

Kieran Rose - The Autistic Advocate - Infinite Autism

 

The autistic advocate is a blog packed full of interesting articles   written from the autistic perspective.   

https://theautisticadvocate.com/

Infinite Autism offers Consultancy for organisations wishing to   engage with Autistic priorities and discover the best ways to support and   engage the Autistic people within their organisations and those they support   externally. This ranges from NHS, Local Authorities, Charities, public   services and the Private Sector.

Infinite Autism offers a variety of training packages for   organisations and establishments that wish to understand Autism, recognise   the need to understand Autism from an Autistic perspective and recognise the   usefulness in developing strategies for supporting Autistic people, in   conjunction with Autistic people.

https://infiniteautism.com/

Kristy Forbes

Based in Australia, Kristy offers advice and support around  Childhood Behavioural, Autism, Neurodiversity and Family Support. There is also an online learning platform inTune Pathways. 

 https://www.kristyforbes.com 

Carly Jones

     

Carly is a British Autism Advocate ,Actress and Presenter who has   worked for the inclusion of Autistic women and girls since 2008. Speaking on   News channels, Universities, Parliament and was the first British Autistic   woman to address the United Nations on Autistic females rights.

 www.britishautismadvocate.simpl.com 

The PDA Society

     

The PDA Society is run purely by volunteers, all of whom are parents   of children with PDA. We will always try to answer your enquiries as soon as   possible, but please bear with us if there is a delay.

 https://www.pdasociety.org.uk 

Help 4 Psychology

 Help for Psychology is a team of highly experienced clinicians specialising in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The core function of the organisation is to offer assessment, diagnosis and support to children, adults and their families with Autism and co-morbid conditions, such as ADHD. 

 https://help4psychology.co.uk 

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The aspergian.com

An Autistic led online publication sharing blogs written by Autistic writers from around the world.

 www.theaspergian.com 

IPSEA

 IPSEA offers independent legally based advice, support and training to help get the right education for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). 

 https://www.ipsea.org.uk 

SOS!SEN

     

SOS!SEN | The Independent Helpline for Special Education Needs - We offer   a free, friendly, independent and confidential telephone helpline for parents   and others looking for information and advice on Special Educational Needs   (SEN).

 https://www.sossen.org.uk 

NOT FINE IN SCHOOL

     

Not Fine in School is a parent/carer-led organisation set up in response to the growing number   of children and young people who struggle with school attendance.

 https://notfineinschool.org.uk 

SPECIAL NEEDS JUNGLE

     

Special Needs Jungle provides parent-centred information, news,   special needs resources and informed opinion about SEND - Special education   needs and disability, Education, Health and Care Plans, children's physical   and mental health including rare disease and SEN politics.

 https://www.specialneedsjungle.com 

OPERATION DIVERSITY

Deeply dedicated to providing the right tools, knowledge, and inspiration to empower Neurodivergent children, teenagers and adults throughout the UK.

https://operationdiversityacademy.co.uk/


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National Autistic Society

 Although we cannot fully recommend all that NAS does, the Women and Girls module is a helpful course and is available at a cost of £35 + VAT. Link to course shared. The course lasts approximately 120 minutes and gives valuable insight and a greater understanding of Autistic women and Girls.

 https://www.autism.org.uk/professionals/training-consultancy/online/women-and-girls.aspx 

ACE-SEN CONSULTANCY

 ACE-SEN Consultancy based in South Essex Independent special needs consultant offering a service to schools, children and families. I am an experienced specialist teacher, a trainer for ‘The Autism Education Trust’ and a teacher/assessor of dyslexia.

www.ace-sen.co.uk