“Most of our Trustees celebrating at The Forum’s 25th Anniversary Party”

“Most of our Trustees celebrating at The Forum’s 25th Anniversary Party”

“Most of our Trustees celebrating at The Forum’s 25th Anniversary Party”

25th Anniversary Party

“Trustees with a £500 cheque from Fremington and District Community Development Group from the proceeds of ‘The Party at the Manor’ 2017”

“Trustees with a £500 cheque from Fremington and District Community Development Group from the proceeds of ‘The Party at the Manor’ 2017”

“Trustees with a £500 cheque from Fremington and District Community Development Group from the proceeds of ‘The Party at the Manor’ 2017”

"Party at the Manor" £500 Donation

Members enjoying their refreshments and chatting!

Members enjoying their refreshments and chatting!

Members enjoying their refreshments and chatting!

Coffee Morning

Trustees with a £500 donation cheque from Tesco.

Trustees with a £500 donation cheque from Tesco.

Trustees with a £500 donation cheque from Tesco.

£500 Donation from Tesco

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Due to Government advice on reducing the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and the impact this has had on the Trustees running of the Forum, we have now CANCELLED all of our up coming events including our coffee mornings until further notice. We have also SUSPENDED new member applications until further notice. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause members and prosective members. We have links to some useful contacts under the 'Other Information' tab.

North Devon Forum for Autistic Spectrum Conditions and ADHD

We are a parent/carer led support group, established in 1992 by a group of parents and professionals concerned with children on the spectrum.

Our scope soon widened to include adults and ADHD alongside related conditions detailed below.

The Forum gained charitable status in 2017.

Membership

Membership is FREE to those in our North Devon area, and is for people, their families, carers and professionals and organisations who live and/or work with ASC/ADHD.

We currently support 800+ members with ASC/ADHD or suspected ASC traits - a diagnosis is not necessary to join.

Our Aims

  • To offer informal support to parents, carers and people with ASC/ADHD.
  • To share information.
  • To organise social events and activities.
  • To maintain and develop contact with professionals.
  • To invite guest speakers.

Help with Research

Mind wandering? Visiting the dentist? Visit the new Research Projects page to find out how you can participate:

Research Projects

Related Conditions

Spectrum conditions include:

  • Autism
  • Asperger syndrome (AS)
  • High-functioning autism (HFA)
  • Pervasive developmental disorder (PDD)
  • Pervasive developmental disorder – not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS)
  • Pathological demand avoidance syndrome (PDA)
  • Rett syndrome
  • Fragile X syndrome
  • Semantic pragmatic disorder (SPD)
  • Childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD)
  • Social communication disorder (SCD)

If you are interested in joining us you can apply here:

Membership Application

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Contact Details

Address
P.O. Box 174
Bideford
EX39 9EA
Phone
07923 481332
Email
info@ndfautism.co.uk
Registered Charity
No: 1172597

Our aims

  • To offer informal support to parents, carers and people with ASC/ADHD.
  • To share information.
  • To organise social events.
  • To maintain and develop contact with professionals.
  • To invite guest speakers.