The Sheffield Autistic Society is a local charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families.

We provide support and information, and we campaign for a better world for Sheffield people – children, young persons and adults – with autism and Asperger syndrome.

If you are the parent or carer of someone with autism, or if you have been diagnosed with autism yourself, you are not alone. There are around 700,000 people with autism in the UK – that’s about 11 in every 1000. Sheffield has a population of more than 560,000, so it is likely that there are at least 6,000 people with autism in Sheffield.

Welcome to our new website.

Over the next few months we hope to expand this site. We aim to bring you more information, or to direct you to places where you can get more information, to bring practical help to people with autism or Aspergers in Sheffield and to their families or carers. See our Useful Links and special pages on Education, Support Services, Employment and more. On the left of this page you’ll see links to pages about the Sheffield Autistic Society’s own activities and news.