We provide residential and supported living services and Centres for adults across the autism spectrum. We offer specialist person-centred support in rural and urban settings across the UK. Our highly skilled and innovative teams empower people to maximise their involvement and inclusion in their community. We use individual evidence based, outcome focused, assessments to make sure our support is designed to enable people to live the life they choose. We support people to understand their diagnosis and how this may impact on their life and the lives of those around them.
Autism spectrum disorder (support services)
Autism spectrum disorder (support services) - Better Health Channel
Please enter your location to help us display the correct information for your area. It is part of our mission to ensure that all people with ASD and their families have transition plans that result in more independent adult life that is meaningful to the individual, along with effective interventions, services and supports throughout their lifetime. Asperger Syndrome Autism Statistics and Facts. Associated Conditions Sensory Issues.
Where to get support
What happens when someone with autism spectrum disorder ASD leaves school and makes the transition to adult services, college, work, job training, or a new living situation? What does research say about the issues that affect adults with ASD and their families? See the following links for these and other topics. Coming of Age: Autism and The Transition to Adulthood The road to adulthood officially begins for many teens when they graduate. But for people with autism, leaving high school is a more monumental step, one that will transform their relationship to services and supports.
Individuals on the autism spectrum often have sensory sensitivities — they may be under- or over-sensitive to any of the five senses. They may in social situations do and say things that make others feel uncomfortable. Although there is no one specific cause, genetic issues and some medical conditions have been identified as possible factors.