Organisation Details

Organisation

Name
National Autistic Society

Venue Address

Address 1
393 City Road
Town
London
Postcode
EC1V 1NG

Venue Contact Details

More About The Organisation

Organisation Description

About the Organisation

The National Autistic Society exists to champion the rights and interests of all people with autism and to ensure that they and their families receive quality services appropriate to their needs. The Autism Helpline provides information, advice and support for people with an autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), their families and professionals.

Here are details for the four strands of support they offer:
Education Rights Service: 0808 800 4102 / educationrights@nas.org.uk
Welfare Rights: 0808 808 3555 / welfare.rights@nas.org.uk
Community Care: 0808 808 3555 / communitycare@nas.org.uk
Transition Support (school to adult life): 0808 800 0027 / transitionsupport@nas.org.uk

NAS (National Autistic Society) run a dedicated tribunal support line, where they can offer specialist advice and support to parent and carers of YP with an autism diagnosis up to age 25. This is in the form of casework by e-mail and telephone and occasional representation in a limited number of cases.

Their helpline number is 0808 8004102 or you can e-mail them at-
educationrights@nas.org.uk

NB. The tribunal support line can only offer advice when a parent or carer has a refusal letter from the LA

Opening Times
MondayFrom 10:00To 16:00
TuesdayFrom 10:00To 16:00
WednesdayFrom 10:00To 16:00
ThursdayFrom 10:00To 16:00
FridayFrom 10:00To 15:00
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED

Organisation Details

Costs

Calls to the Autism Helpline are charged at local rate.

Type Of Service
Health Web Site
Who can use your service?

People with autistic spectrum disorders, families and professionals

Inclusive Services

Additional and Special Educational Needs

Conditions
Autism / Aspergers Syndrome

Accessibility

Physical Environment Accessibility

Is there accessible parking on site?
No
Is there a pedestrian route?
No
Is it smooth and with dropped kerbs?
No
Are doors 900mm or more wide, with flat thresholds?
No
Do you have external ramps?
No
Do you have a lobby / porch area?
No
Can wheelchair users clear the outer door prior to opening the inner?
No
Are there interior automatic doors?
No
Are there wide unobstructed corridors (minimum 1200mm)?
No
Do you have a lift for wheelchair users?
No
Do you have internal ramps?
No
Do you have internal steps?
No
Do you have a visual / flashing fire alarm?
No
Do you have accessible toilets?
No
Do you have an accessible changing room with a changing bed and a hoist?
No
Do you have an induction loop and / or radio mikes?
No
Do you have a quiet room or a quiet area?
No
Do you have an outdoors play area?
No
Is this safe and enclosed?
No
Are the outdoor areas well lit (for evening activities)?
No
Do you have a soft play area?
No
Do you have a sensory room or area?
No

Training & Policies

Please indicate the ratio of staff / volunteers who have knowledge and experience of:

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
None
Behaviour Management
None
Administration of medicines
None
Inclusion/Equal Opportunities
None
Risk Assessment
None
Manual Handling
None
British Sign Language
None
Makaton
None
Enabling verbal and non verbal communication
None
Inclusive Play
None

Does your organisation have policies and procedures for:

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
No
Behaviour Management
No
Complaints
No
Intimate Care
No
Continence
No
Incident/Accident logs
No
Registration for sessions
No

This organisation was last updated on Thursday, 05 Oct 2017 12:30 PM - if you think this information is out of date or inaccurate then please let us know

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