The National Autistic Society (NAS) champions the rights and interests of all people with autism. It aims to provide individuals with autism and their families with help, support and services that they can access, trust and rely on and which can make a positive difference to their lives. The main website contains information about autism and Asperger Syndrome, the NAS and its services and activities.
The local branch currently provides 24/7 information, advice and support via telephone helpline, email and website and runs a number of support groups and clubs for people on the autistic spectrum and for their families.
NAS Cambridge Branch – Evening Parent/Carer Support Group
The NAS Cambridge Branch runs an evening support group for parents and carers of children and adults on the autistic spectrum. The group meets on the 1st Monday of every month from 7.30-9.30pm at the Chitra Sethia Autism Centre, The Gatehouse, Cambridge Road, Fulbourn, Cambridge, CB21 5EF. Please come along for a cup of tea or coffee, chat and share your problems and/or successful strategies with other parents. Phone for meeting dates.
NAS Cambridge Branch – Adult Social Club
The NAS Cambridge Branch runs a social club for anyone aged over 18 on the autistic spectrum on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month (except August) between 7:30 and 9:30 at Christ the Redeemer Church on Newmarket Road, Cambridge. Family members and carers are also welcome. Please see the website for details.