Autism Information and Advice Service

Our Autism Advisors can offer bespoke advice and guidance based on your or your family’s needs. This could range from Benefit advice and Educational Issues to support and advice around behavioural issues.

To access the service please first read what we can and can’t support with then complete our referral form.

Once this has been submitted you can either book a phone appointment or we will contact you directly, usually through email.

We can offer Information and Advice on:

  • SEN Support and Educational, Health, and Care Plans
  • the autism diagnosis pathway for both Adults and Children in Norfolk, Great Yarmouth, and Waveney
  • the welfare system and guidance on how to complete and apply for disability benefits, as well as information on appealing decisions
  • challenging behaviors relating to an autism spectrum disorder
  • short breaks applications and Young Carers Groups
  • Adult Social Care and Budgets
  • suitable Training, Events, and Social groups

We may also signpost you to other organisations if their support would be more appropriate.

This service cannot provide:

  • advice and information to those who have high levels of Ill mental health
  • diagnosis of any neurological divergent condition or offer an opinion on whether we think someone may or may not be neurodivergent
  • a guarantee of a positive outcome at any appeal or tribunal
  • offer in-house or hands-on support in any environment
  • support an adult (18+) without their direct consent although we can advise Parents/Carers on possible ways to support them

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