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Leeds ABC 

Leeds and District ABC Support Group is a regional resource for parents of children with an autistic spectrum condition. They aim to provide help, support and advice about services, facilities, education, care and welfare for parents and families of children displaying Autistic Spectrum Conditions, including Asperger’s Syndrome, in the local community of residents in Leeds and surrounding areas.


STARS Team's aim is to empower professionals to raise standards in the education of children and young people with autism.


Long standing support group, run by parents, for parents/carers of children on the Autistic Spectrum , with or without a diagnosis.

The group is run and managed by autistic adults, who are also carers for their autistic children. Between them, they have a wealth of knowledge to share, and if they can't help, they will find someone who can. 


S29 Group provides a social network for sharing experiences and knowledge with other parents and activities for children and their siblings. They aim to provide opportunities in a safe, inclusive environment, which may not be otherwise available. You don't have to live in LS29 postcode; Addingham, Ilkley, Burley-in-Wharfedale and Menston - but most of their events are around this area so would involve travelling there.

Carers Leeds 

Carers Leeds operates the single point of access for all carers in Leeds and offers information,  advice and support.

Call their advice line for information or advice about your caring situation or someone to talk to.

Carers advice line – 0113 380 4300: Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm

You can also e-mail the advice line – [email protected]


CAMHS stands for child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. It's a service for children and young people under 18 and their families and it is part of the NHS.