Learning Disabilities and Learning Difficulties support groups 

Autism Wessex, 22A Bargates, Christchurch, BH23 1QL, Tel: 01202 483360

Email: enquiries@autismwessex.org.uk https://www.autismwessex.org.uk/pages/4

 Support for people affected by Autism, their families and carers. There is a Dorchester Drop-In Group every Thursday 2pm – 4pm at Dorchester TA Centre, Poundbury Road, Dorchester, DT1 1TA. Information and support, and advocacy services are also available by calling 01305 213135.


Dorset Adult Asperger’s Support Group

 Support for people affected by Asperger’s, families and carers. Services include:

  • Information, advice, training and advocacy
  • Identification of gaps in service provision
  • Co-operation with other agencies to promote understanding and support

Meetings are held at the United Church Dorchester, 49/51 Charles Street, Dorchester, DT1 1EE. For further information contact the volunteer helpers on 07818 173390 or 07789521758 or email: info@dorsetaspergerssupport.org.uk

or visit http://www.dorsetadultaspergerssupport.org.uk/dorchester-meetings-2018 .


Mencap – advice, information and support for the carers of someone with learning disabilities. Local support and activity groups available.



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