ADHD / Autism services
Brighton Adult ADHD Support Group is a relaxed peer led support group based in brighton for adults (18+) with or seeking a diagnosis of ADHD to share experiences, coping strategies and support. They meet every 2nd Wednesday of the month, and you’re welcome to drop in any time between 7pm – 9pm at the Brightelm Centre, Roof Room (top floor). Then, for those that wish, at 9pm we go to the Caxton Arms pub.
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Our group is relaxed and friendly on arrival you will be welcomed by an organiser. We normally have around 20 people attend our events and every month we have new people join us, so if you are nervous about attending your first meeting, do not worry as you won’t be the only new person. If you want to bring a friend, family member or partner along please feel free. No appointment necessary. – Brighton Adult ADHD Support Group Website
Assert provides services for people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) and High Functioning Autism (HFA). They offer one to one support, benefits advice and support, a monthly drop in for people with AS/HFA, monthly mutual support group for parents, partners and carers of people with AS/HFA, one to one support for parents, partners and carers of people with AS/HFA, social events and social inclusion activities for people with AS/HFA, Resource Library, and liaison with statutory services on behalf of individuals. They also offer support for people with AS/HFA in accessing volunteering opportunities with other charities and community groups, two Life Skills courses which run for 6 months each, with additional one to one support and a monthly walking group.
Assert can also provide information and advice to services and organisations that work with people with AS and HFA, and can provide training to other professionals wanting to increase their knowledge of working with people with AS and HFA.
Autism Sussex – Talk 1-1 is a free online service, which offers advice and support to people with an autism spectrum condition, and their families, carers and professionals, delivered by specialist advisers. The advisers can be contacted using the online webchat, in the bottom right of the page, during certain hours. At other times you may leave a message.Find out more »
The National Autistic Society are a national charity for people on the autism spectrum and their families. They provide a phone-line, offering information, advice and support on autism for anyone affected by, or researching autism.Find out more »