For Professionals

Autism Berkshire works closely with organisations in the county to help increase understanding of autistic people of all ages and improve support for them.

Our Helpline team is available to answer questions from professionals and offer advice and signposting on autism-related topics on 01189 594 594 (option 1) on weekdays or you can email them at

We deliver a range of training courses tailored to the needs of professionals who may come into contact with people with autism through their work.

We also administer the Thames Valley Autism Alert Card scheme, which helps autistic people, or their parents/carers people to quickly and easily explain their condition to others if they become anxious or stressed while out and about.

Professionals who work with autistic people and their families in Berkshire are welcome to become members of Autism Berkshire. A professional membership, for an individual or an organisation, costs £30 per year. Click here for details of how to join us.

The National Autistic Society website offers a range of advice and resources to help professionals in sectors including health, education and criminal justice to support people of all ages on the autism spectrum.

Professor Tony Attwood’s website offers information for professionals working with people with Asperper’s syndrome and their partners.

The Windsor & Maidenhead Autism Partnership Board has produced this video to aid autism awareness and understanding among GPs and other health professionals.