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Future Directions CIC

Marle House, Oldham Broadway Business Park, Chadderton, Oldham , OL9 9XA
Telephone: 0161 769 9000
Updated: 07/12/2022
1114 Chester Rd, , Stretford,, Manchester, M32 0HL
Telephone: 0161 866 8483
Updated: 02/03/2023
Area serviced: Greater Manchester

National Autistic Society (The)

Telephone: Autism Helpline : 0808 800 4104; +44 (0)20 7833 2299
Updated: 22/06/2022
Local help : Jonathan Burns Building, Bowness Road, Langley, Middleton, M24 4NU
Telephone: 0161 509 1248
Updated: 07/12/2022

Respect For All Counselling Service

Telephone: 0161 532 4070
Updated: 30/11/2022
Area serviced: Greater Manchester

Triple A - Achieving with Asphergers and Autism

Telephone: 01706 423085
Updated: 17/02/2023
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The various forms of autism are thought to overlap considerably, but the fact that there is wide variation in symptoms among children with autism led to the concept of autism (or autistic) spectrum disorder. Autism seems to be on the rise, and, according to the National Autistic Society, there are over half a million people in the UK with an autism spectrum disorder. It’s unclear, though, whether the growing incidence of autism represents a real increase or just improved detection. Early diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder is important. That’s because detection leads to treatment, and with early treatment, a child with autism can gain improved language and social skills.