About Autism

Category: Social change


Our Community Connection Service can help you with:


Children can be diagnosed as having autism when they’re quite young, in some cases from the age of two.


Our Community Connection Service can help you with considering:


Some people with autism might need help with applying for and retaining employment.

Hospital and Care Passport

Being prepared for a hospital visit or emergency can make a real difference to the care you receive.

What is autism?

Autism is a range of conditions classified as neurodevelopmental disorders. This means that the development of the brain and wider nervous system in people with autism differs from typical neurodevelopment.

Autism Wessex is registered in England & Wales under charity number 1000792 at Charity Hub, Portfield School, Parley Lane, Christchurch, BH23 6BP. We use cookies to improve your experience using this website.
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