Support groups

This section provides contact details for the many different support groups arranged by district. Some of these are autism or even asperger specific.


Alternative Education Company

The AEC has been established with the primary focus of making a sustained difference to the life chances and social, emotional and physical well-being of disaffected young people. Read more »

Beat Bullying

BeatBullying is all about young people helping and supporting each other online. Read more »

Crimson Hill Support

We are the foremost provider in Somerset of support to people with learning disabilities and complex needs in their own homes. Read more »


Mencap is the leading UK charity working with and for people with a learning disability and their parents and carers. Read more »


We work with disabled people and their families. We offer practical support – from information services to education and everyday care. Read more »

Short Breaks

The Resources Team, who are the Short Breaks Team consist of Somerset Supporters and the Children’s Autism Outreach Team. Read more »

Taunton Asperger’s Group

Do you care for someone with Asperger’s Syndrome? If so, you may like to know that the Taunton Asperger’s Group meet monthly and has recently been founded by a group of carers in order to provide mutual support and share information. Read more »