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01274 789 789


Onward House, 2 Baptist Place, Bradford, BD1 2PS


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Specialist Autism Services

Who we are

Specialist Autism Services has worked exclusively for and with adults (18+) on the autism spectrum and their families since 1999. We are a non-profit organisation that works with the charity Sacar to provide autism specific services across the Yorkshire region.

What we do

We provide a range of autism specific services including:

  • Daytime Opportunities
    • Social and communication skills development programme
  • Employment
    • Explore and prepare for work opportunities, gain employment, sustain employment through in work support
  • Autism Bricks
    • Supported employment opportunities through the medium of Lego®
  • Cosy Corner Café
    • Skills training community café 
  • Outreach
    • Develop social skills and engage with the local community
  • Autism Training
    • Awareness and understanding
  • Counselling
    • Autism specific therapies
  • Secondary Education
    • Support for pupils with autism in schools-Transition, employment, social skills
  • Autism Reach
    • Online social and communication skills development groups
  • Autism First
    • Social and communication skills development programme for individuals with Autism and additional complex needs

Who is it for?
Adults with autism (18+) across Yorkshire (Bradford, Shipley, Leeds & Calderdale).

We accept referrals from GPs, social workers, other health professionals, parents/carers and self-referrals.

You can visit our website to download a referral form.

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The Bradford SEND Local Offer is a free and impartial service provided by Bradford Council. The information contained within the website is available for the purposes of identifying services and provision that are available to children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities. This information does not represent a recommendation or an endorsement of a Service or Provider and neither does the Bradford Council or its partners make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy of the information.

Anyone seeking to use or access a service or provision is responsible for undertaking their own checks to determine the suitability and fitness for purpose of that service and provision. Some providers will be registered and inspected by external agencies, such as Ofsted or the Care Quality Commission. Anyone working with children and young people will be required to have appropriate Disclosure and Barring Service Check (the replacement for the Criminal Record Check), safeguarding policies and insurance in place, which they should make available to you on request.