Information about autism Expand Click on the pink text to open the links. Leeds Autism Services You can head over to our 'what is autism?' information page to find out more about autism, or download our autism information booklet. You can also watch a recording of our free webinar for carers, recorded during Autism Acceptance Week 2021. If you want to find out more about Leeds Autism Services, you can download our brochure. What is autism? info booklet Watch webinar brochure The Curly Hair Project The Curly Hair Project (CHP) is an award-winning social enterprise founded by autistic author and entrepreneur Alis Rowe. CHP resources are used by individuals, families and professionals worldwide. Specialist Autism Services Specialist autism services are a a non-profit organisation that has worked exclusively for and with adults (18+) on the autistic spectrum and their families since 1999. Their website has information for autistic individuals as well as information for parents / carers. The National Autistic Society (The NAS) The National Autistic Society website has lots of information about autism: Their website has a dedicated section for professionals working in education, health, social care, recruitment and criminal justice. The NAS has developed tips for mental health professionals to help autistic people transition between services The NAS has webpages and links to external resources dedicated to GPs, Dentists, Eye Care and a course about eating challenges The charity also has a large number of training courses, including online modules ‘Ask Autism’, a series of online modules developed by autistic people My Hospital Passport, a resource for autistic people who might need hospital treatment Autistica Autistica are the UK’s national autism research charity. We focus on giving autistic people the opportunity to live long, happy, healthy lives. We do this by funding research, shaping policy and working with autistic people to understand their needs. Click here to visit the Autistica website. NHS England - autism information NHS England have a guide that can help if you or someone you care about is autistic or might be autistic. Royal College of Psychiatrists The Royal College of Psychiatrists have information for parents, carers and anyone who works with autistic young people.