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Local Autism Directory

A free online directory which has been designed to provide a one stop shop of local autism related information about leisure, events, training, housing, support groups and much more.....

Information about the Local Autism Directory

First Steps to Autism in Hampshire information


Who to contact

Contact Name
Community Access
02380 766162

Where to go

Local Autism Directory
Autism Hampshire Community Access
3 Bassett Avenue
SO14 0QE

Other Details


Age Ranges
0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25

Local Offer

Local Offer
What does your service do?

The Local Autism Directory (LAD) is a free online directory. You can find the directory on the Autism Hampshire website. The web address is; The Local Autism Directory is the response to people’s request for a one-stop-shop of local autism information. It is funded by Southampton, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth Councils, and 8 Clinical Commissioning Groups. It has information for adults, young people and children with autism, their families and professionals. It provides information about many local issues including support groups, activities, schools, employment, housing, finances, diagnosis and much more. It has clear and simply written research articles from the Portsmouth University Autism Research Network. The Local Autism Directory is managed by Community Access - Autism Hampshire. If you are from an organisation and would like to be included free of charge in the directory, please download and complete an entry request form from the online directory or telephone Community Access Autism Hampshire to request a form. Completed forms should be sent to the Autism Hampshire Community Access team.

Who does your service provide for?

The Local Autism Directory provides information for children, young people and adults with autism, their parents, carers and professionals.

How can I start using the service?

OurThe Local Autism Directory is free to access and can be found on the Autism Hampshire website.

Where is it located and what areas does it cover?

The Local Autism Directory can be found on the Autism Hampshire website.

How are decisions made about who can use your service?

The service can be used by everyone.

How do you communicate with service users and how are they involved in decision making?

Every directory user is offered the opportunity to leave feedback about the directory when they use it.

Is your service fully accessible?


What training are the staff supporting children and young people with SEN and Disabilities had or are having?


How will I know my child is safe?


Who can I contact for further information?

Please contact the team at Autism Hampshire Community Access for more information.

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