United Kingdom Archives - Autism Awareness
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Medical Resources in United Kingdom

Medical issues can often be linked to, or add complications to a diagnosis of autism, ASD, or Asperger's. Search our resources for all information pertaining to "medical"

Autism In Pink

The Autism in Pink project is an innovative EU-funded partnership between four European autism organiZations which has been set up to carry out research into autism in women. It will look into the prevalence of autism amongst women in the participating countries, and assess the competences and needs of women with autism, in order to provide support and education both for women on the spectrum and for their parents, carers and teachers, as well as social care and health professionals.

Autistica

A UK charity which both funds and campaigns for medical research to understand the causes of autism, improve diagnosis, and develop new treatments and interventions.

British Academy of Childhood Disability

The British Academy of Childhood Disability (BACD) is an organisation for professionals working in the field of childhood disability in the UK.

The group operates as an affiliate group of the British Association of Community Child Health, a specialty group of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, and as the UK branch of the European Academy of Childhood Disability.

Dr. Geoff Thorley (UK)

Dr Thorley is a Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychologist and Neuropsychologist  providing assessment and therapy services for young adults up to the age of 21 years.

Maxine Aston (B.Sc. Honours Psychology) Conventry, UK

Specializes in counselling individuals, couples or families who are affected by Asperger Syndrome. As parents of children who are diagnosed with AS, we understand how essential is it that families of children diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome and related disorders, educators who teach children with AS,  professionals  working with individuals diagnosed with AS,  and individuals with AS who are seeking support, have access to information.

Mental Health Foundation

Founded in 1949, the Mental Health Foundation is a leading UK charity that provides information, carries out research, campaigns and works to improve services for anyone affected by mental health problems, whatever their age and wherever they live.

Research Autism

The only UK charity exclusively dedicated to research into interventions in autism. We carry out high quality, independent research into new and existing health, education, social and other interventions. Our goal is the improvement of quality of life and outlook for the individuals affected and those around them.

Treating Autism

Treating Autism, a charity run entirely by parents, provides information and support to families and individuals affected by autism with the aim of improving their quality of life and reducing disabling symptoms of autism.