Autism Alert Card & Other Information

The National Autistic Society (NAS) Autism Alert Card

The National Autistic Society Autism Alert Card is an ID card for people to show it to anyone including professionals for help or support to access main stream services

Benefits of the Autism Alert Card:

  • Helps emergency services and other organisations to recognise they are dealing with someone who has Autism
  • Helps the holder to feel safe and more confident when out and about
  • Promotes better all round management of issues and situations involving people with Autism
  • Helps raise awareness of Autism amongst professionals and the Criminal Justice System.

To order an Autism Alert card you will need to follow the link here to either purchase the Autism Alert Card or download it for free.

Newham's Friendship Club

Our Community Neighbourhoods teams help run Friendship Club for adults who have learning disabilities or autism.

It is currently running remote activities, if you would like to join the WhatsApp group or find out more please email:

Download an easy to read guide on using WhatsApp

More information

For young people with Autism, please see our Preparing for Adulthood section for information on:

  • Support groups
  • Employment
  • Social and leisure services.

Find out about services available for children and young people with special educational needs as part of the Newham local offer.