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ASD Helping Hands

Room 219 Breckland Business Center

Dereham, Norfolk

NR19 1FD

asdhelpinghands@gmail.com

01362 288110

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Registered Charity Number : 1175729

© 2023 by ASD Helping Hands.

about

We are a registered charity started in the latter part of 2010, by Julie, who has over 30 years of experience of supporting with autistic children and adults.

Julie has two sons and a husband who are diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome and she found a distinct lack in support services for those with Autism Spectrum Disorders especially across Norfolk, UK.

ASD Helping Hands began with two support groups for families in Norfolk, we have now grown to be the biggest charity supporting those with Autism within Norfolk. Our services include a Family support service, offering support on an individual basis to parents/carers, children and adults. Support groups providing ongoing support to those in need, as well as Residential Holidays and Activity days. We can also provide accredited training to parents/carers and professionals.

To access our service we do not insist on a diagnosis, a certain age bracket or a specific location. We aim to be fully inclusive of all those who require our support.

We receive no statutory funding and are not funded by any governmental department, meaning we can provide you with independent and complete unbiased support.

 

We currently support over 1300 families across Norfolk and Suffolk and are supported by a small team of volunteers all who have a direct living experience of supporting someone with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Julie has over 20 years experience ins supporting individuals with Autism. Her Husband and two of her sons are also diagnosed with Asperger's.

CEO/Founder

Julie

Lynsey was diagnosed with ADHD as an Adult, she also has a son with ADHD. Lynsey joined ASD Helping Hands in 2018.

Fundraising Officer

Lynsey

Ben was diagnosed with ADHD at 16. He currently supports two Adults with Autism in the community and volunteers at our activity/residential breaks

PA / Commmunications Officer

Ben

Rebecca is currently training as a Teaching Assistant. She volunteers as an advisor/advocate for our family support. She has a son who is diagnosed with Autism.

Advisor/Advocate

Rebecca

Caroline is a NHS community nursing assistant. She volunteers as an advisor/advocate for our family support. Her son is diagnosed with Autism/ADHD

AdvisorAdvocate

Caroline

Donna leads our Norwich support groups, and has been with us since 2017. He brother has a diagnosis of Asperger's.

Group Lead

Donna

Started working with ASD Helping Hands in 2004. He currently fosters a teenager with ADHD.

Operations Manager

Lee

Gemma volunteers as our project lead for family support. Gemma has a son on the Autism Spectrum.

Family Support Project Lead

Gemma

Emma works within the NHS nursing team. She has several family members and friends who are diagnosed as Autistic.

Advisor/Advocate

Emma

Elaine leads at our Norwich Groups she is also a Midday Assistant at the Locksley School. She has a son who is diagnosed Asperger's.

Group Lead

Elaine

Lauren is part of the Youth Participation team in Stafford, Staffordshire. She volunteers at our residential and activity breaks.

Residential Support Worker

Lauren

Caz has two boys with Autism. She currently volunteers and runs our Aylsham Family Support Group.

Group Lead

Caz

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