Introduction to Autism new online course

The Autism Somerset Website is currently being updated. If you have any amendments or recommendations with regards to the content on this site, please contact us via email and let us know at: autismsomerset@gmail.com 

Autism Somerset will also be running a regular newsletter in the New Year, sign-up now! Go to the menu above and select ‘About’ then ‘Newsletter’ to sign-up.

We have new courses coming soon, keep an eye on the website and our social-media accounts for updates and information!

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Children and adults who have care and support needs can call

Somerset Direct  0300 123 2224

or visit


or  visit


which covers Health and Social Care provision  for adults and children and hosts

Somerset’s Local Offer for children and young people

for those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) from birth to 25.

Families can also access the following

Parent Carer Forum


A parent led organization for parents with children at school, with special needs,


Special Educational Needs an DisabilityInformatiom,Adviceand Support


A Somerset Council funded organization offering   information, advice and support.

Telephone 01823 355578 10am to 3pm during term time

Carers can access

Somerset Carers Service


Telephone 0800 316 8600

Excellent advice is vailable from

National Autistic Society


Telephone: 0808 800 4104
Helpline opening hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-4pm, Friday 9am-3pm (excluding Bank holidays)