NAS Surrey Branch Newsletters and Calendar

We publish a newsletter every two months which you can receive by email by becoming a member of the branch here or by downloading the current issue. It includes:

  • A calendar of all our meetings – on Zoom and in-person around Surrey
  • Details of upcoming talks, webinars and seminars
  • Information about family activities
  • News and information, including details of consultations
  • Information specifically for autistic adults and people who know them
  • Requests for participation in research projects


About Us

The Branch is part of The National Autistic Society which exists to champion the rights and interests of all people with autistic spectrum disorders and to ensure that they and their families receive quality services appropriate to their needs.


The National Autistic Society is a registered charity, number 269425 – this is also the charity number for the branch. The NAS is a company limited by guarantee: number 1205298.

The views expressed in Surrey News are not necessarily those of the National Autistic Society, and reference to any specific services or approaches to autism does not imply endorsement.  All material is copyright NAS Surrey Branch and cannot be reproduced without permission.

NAS Surrey News December 2021 – January 2022

Click on the link on the left to download.

In this issue….

See p8 – 9 for our calendar of online and in-person meetings for parents of children, plus groups for parent/carers of autistic adults, girls, those with PDA and partners of autistic people.

  • NAS Family Support Workshops and Out-of-Hours Line – p3
  • Counselling Service for Parents/carers – p4
  • Action for Carers Checklist and Carers Health Check – p4
  • NAS Education Petition – p5
  • New School Places for Children with Special Educational Needs – p6
  • Family Voice Surrey Events in December and January – p7
  • Relaxed Performances – p10
  • Meeting Report: Fostering a Positive Autistic Identity for Wellbeing – p10
  • Research requests – p12 

Information for Adults, Young People and their families:

  • Advocacy for People in Autism, LD or Mental Health Hospitals – p12
  • Apprenticeship Opportunity with Surrey Choices – p13
  • ‘Autism by Experience’ Training Workshops – p14
  • Opportunities To Develop Employment Skills – p15

NAS Surrey News October-November 2021

This issue includes….

  • Surrey All Age Autism Strategy published – p4
  • Mindworks Surrey emotional wellbeing & mental health service for children and young people – p7

Information for Adults, Young People and their families:

  • NAS Transition Support Helpline – p14
  • Ambitious About Autism New Employment Toolkit – p15
  • Useful information on Surrey Learning Disabilities and Autism Hub – p15