Please click on the links below to download guides and materials. 

DISCLAIMER: Please note that the NAS Surrey branch, as part of the National Autistic Society, does not recommend any services or therapies and does not endorse any products. Parents and carers are advised to do their own research into the appropriate services and strategies for their child with ASD and consult professionals where necessary. 

  •  Pathological Demand Avoidance resources:                                                                                                                                                                                         PDA presentation - Clare Truman                                                                                                                                                                                                          PDA Meeting Report
  • Suicide Prevention resources:                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Suicide Safeguarding plan from Fiona Aldred                                                                                                                                                                                       Keeping Myself Safe Plan from Rachel Brennan  (Action for Carers)                                                                                                                                                      - Meeting Report - Suicide Safeguarding and Prevention         
  • Adults Signposting document                                                                                                                                   
  • Parent Programmes - these are designed to help parents understand more about bringing up a child on the autism spectrum are run throughout Surrey by the Surrey SEND Teaching School. Courses have recently changed (August 2017) and the Early Bird course has been replaced with a course developed by Surrey County Council. Support for parents and carers of children with Autism. Courses on offer from Surrey County Council are:
    - PAT-P (Parenting Autism Together—Preschool Programme): A six-week programme for Surrey parents &/or carers of preschool children with autism
    - Cygnet: A parenting support programme for parents and carers of children and young people aged 5-19 with autistic spectrum condition
    To find out what is available contact the Surrey SEND Teaching School at tel: 020 8330 3009 ext. 237.

    Waiting lists can sometimes be quite long, so when time and money permit, the NAS Surrey Branch hosts two-day Cygnet courses with a qualified trainer to help more people access these useful programmes. Please join our online forum or check our newsletter for details.
  • Surrey's Local Offer - this is a web portal that lets you search for services for children and young people with Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND) in your area. The site includes a useful Pre-Diagnosis information pack and a Post-Diagnosis information pack
  • Family Voice Surrey - the official participation forum for parents and carers of children with SEND in Surrey.
  • PIP Personal Independence Payments - details on the points-based system (published 2013)
  • Newsletter Back Issues - these include reports on all our talks and meetings:

July/August 2017

New address for NAS Surrey Services

Q&A with Surrey CC

Supported Internships

Autism Diagnosis in SW London

Surrey Autism and Learning Disability Board information

May/June 2017

Friendly Group Book

Meeting Report: Education Outreach

New group for Young Adults in Redhill

Guidance on Social Care Assessments

March/April 2017

Government Guidance on post-19 EHCPs

Meeting Report on SEN and EHCP support

Sports activities for adults in Surrey


Surrey CC SEND Ofsted inspection report published 


The EHCP Process, by Stephanie Nimmo


AGM Report

Parent Programmes in Surrey 

Save the Date - NAS Surrey Branch Summer Ball 22nd July 2017

New Spouses and Partners Group

Surrey Adult Disability Register


New ASD-friendly playgroup in Weybridge

Report on new Surrey CAMHS service

SEND2020 update

New Spouses and Partners group


Talk on new CAHMS Service 

Women & Girls with Autism Event

NAS Children's & Youth Club update

Surrey SEND2020 plan

Findings from NASSB/Family Voice Surrey Joint Autism Strategy survey


Changes to Surrey's CAMHS service

EmployAbility support into work programme

National Autism Strategy update

New support group for adults in Haslemere


Surrey Adult Autism & LD Strategy

Employment Support

Report on OT talk

Positive Care in LDs Conference March 2016



Slides from Talk on Work Options for Autistic People, July 2019 - AS Mentoring .  Surrey Choices