Learning disabilities and autism

Find local support and services for people with autism or learning disabilities and information about Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership.

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Autism and Asperger Syndrome support

Suffolk InfoLink lists local support groups and activities for people with autism.

You can find information about local autism services and getting an assessment from the Autism Diagnostic Service.

There is national information and guidance about autism from the National Autistic Society, which also has autism information in easy read English.

Learning disabilities support

Suffolk InfoLink lists local support groups and activities for people with learning disabilities.

Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership

Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership logoThe Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership is an independent partnership of self-advocates, family carers, health and social care commissioners, police, Healthwatch, voluntary organisations and housing providers.

The partnership works to implement the Suffolk Joint Learning Disability Strategy (2015 to 2020). The strategy says how people with learning disabilities (aged 14 and over) and their families should be supported to live good ordinary lives in Suffolk.

You can read the strategy either as a summary  (PDF, 762KB) or in full  (PDF, 952KB).