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Autism Hampshire is the new name for Hampshire Autistic Society.

I would like to offer you a warm welcome to our website. Autism Hampshire is constantly looking at ways that it can both influence and develop services that reflect the needs and wishes of people with autism and those connected to them.

Since its formation in the mid-1960’s, Autism Hampshire continues to work to understand the impact of an individual’s autism, and how we can shape services to take account of their needs.

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Andrew Monaghan
Chief Executive Officer

to Autism

Person centred approaches with autism, planning and available packages...

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Life Skills

Providing a total learning environment for young adults with autism and complex needs.

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for Adults

Day services, adult residential options, domiciliary assesments and support...

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Community Access

Information, advice, projects... 

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News & Events

14 January 2015
Message Board
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03 October 2014
Independent Person
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The Portsmouth What Works in Autism Conference
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30 April 2015, 11:30am
Light It Up Blue
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Training & Seminars

2015 Training Calendar 


Autism & Asperger Syndrome (Intermediate level)

6th March, 5th June21st October


Challenging Behaviour

14th July, 19th November


Autism & Asperger Syndrome (Advanced level)

10th June, 9th December 





Spotlight on:

Widgit Easy Read Custody Sheet  

It is estimated that 20-30% of all offenders in the UK have learning difficulties or disabilities that interfere with their ability to cope within the criminal justice system. 
In order to meet the specific needs of detainees. Widgit, Autism Hampshire and Hampshire Police Constabulary worked together to develop a series of “easy read” symbol sheets for use in custody.
Independent research by the University of Southampton found that the response to the use of Widgit symbol sheets in police custody was positive. 
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