Support for adults with an autism diagnosis
A copy of the information below is available as a pdf download here.
ASPiration is a support service for adults with Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism living in Oxfordshire. It is run by Autism at Kingwood and offers information, groups and limited support.
Autism Oxford UK
A training and consultancy organisation. It also runs events about Autism Spectrum Conditions which feature autistic adults giving insider perspectives and practical advice, alongside specialist national and international guest speakers. More information can be found on their website here.
Care Act assessment
For support to meet eligible needs relating to Social Care and psychological wellbeing. Oxfordshire County Council’s adult social care access team:
The ASPiration service (details above) can give advice and support autistic people to access the assessment if necessary.
Information, advice and guidance about benefits, debts and money, housing, immigration, the law and courts. Citizen’s advice have offices in Oxford, Abingdon, Bicester, Didcot, Henley, Thame, Wallingford, Witney.
A friendly charity run by parents for parents/carers who are raising children/young adults on the autism spectrum. Click here to visit the website.
Oxford Aspies is an informal pub group, setup and run by adults on the autism spectrum. Individuals must be able to manage without 1:1 support, or bring their own support person (family member, friend or support worker). Volunteers attend to help facilitate socialising. For more details, contact ASPiration or AFSO above.
Oxfordshire Autism Alert card
Available free online here or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parents Talking Aspergers
A support group for parents of children with Asperger Syndrome or High Functioning Autism.
Tel: 01295 269455 / 07503 752880.