Support in Bristol & surrounding area:
Bristol Autism Support are a registered charity (1186287) which exists to provide support, advice and information to parents and carers of autistic children, diagnosed or suspected, in Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset and BaNES.
Bristol Autism Support was set up in 2012 as a way to bring parents of autistic children (age 18 and under) together to share knowledge and make new friends.
They have a main Facebook support group with over 3,000 members. This group is very busy and active. Members use this to ask questions, get advice, rant and share successes. The group is only open to parents and carers of autistic children, diagnosed or suspected, living in BS postcodes. Click here to join the group or search Facebook for Bristol Autism Support.
In Person Support groups
They have a term time weekly support group meeting at the Imperial Sports Ground on Thursday mornings from 10-11am.
Contact their team via our helpline if you have a question or want to talk to one of our advisors. You can call /text and leave a message for one of their team to get back to you on 07835727394 or get it touch by email on firstname.lastname@example.org
Webinars and information sessions
They put on a wide range of webinars and other informational sessions. They run a monthly All About Autism session, and sessions on supporting distress, food issues, sleep, supporting non-verbal children and more. Keep an eye on their What’s On page for more details.