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NAS Avon Branch

A branch of the National Autistic Society

NAS Avon Branch Meetings

Tuesday 21st July 2015 - AGM and branch meeting - Notes can be found here 


Tuesday 28th April 2015 - Branch meeting including discussions of social work and housing - Notes can be found here


9th December 2014 - to discuss the draft Statutory Guidance for implementation of the Adult Autism Strategy for response to the Consultation


Tuesday 2nd December 2014 - 'The changes from DLA to PIP' - Notes can be found here

Future meetings: This includes an annual AGM plus ad hoc meeting to discuss something specific that the group requests or that branch feels needs group discussion e.g. a change in local legislation or support offer. If you have a suggestion for speakers or topics do please let us know.


Who can attend Branch Meetings: These meetings are particularly for parents and carers of adults who have Autism or Asperger syndrome, living in the Avon area (Bristol, South Glos, BaNES & North Somerset). Autistic adults are welcome.


Cost: There is no charge, although a contribution to pay for the refreshments would be appreciated to help branch funds.


Booking and cost: There is no charge (although contributions are always apreciated). We ask that you please let us know if you would like to attend by email:; or phone: 07825 227026 just so that we can anticipate numbers.

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Previous years...

Branch meeting and AGM - Tuesday 20th September. Well attended session, re-electing branch members and listening to Milestones about their services and plans for the future... really interesting discussions. Thank you to everyone who attended, it's great to have the support of each other. Please see the meeting minutes and a presentation produced by milestones for all the details.

No other meetings are currently planned, but please get in touch if you are keen to discuss something specific.

NAS Avon Branch Meeting & AGM

Tuesday 7th November 2017, 7.30pm

Held at: Rose Green Centre, 65 Gordon Road, Whitehall, Bristol BS5 7DR

The first 15 mins was to be the AGM for the election of Branch Officer, Treasurer and Committee Members.


We were pleased to be welcoming Andrew Powell, to talk about The Bristol Asperger Social Group. The Bristol Asperger Social Group is a charity developed to provide social contact for people who have a diagnosis or suspected diagnosis of Asperger syndrome or high functioning autism.  Currently there are three monthly activities - the pub group, club/bands night and a creative writers group.


Please take a look at the Minutes from the meeting. In addition, please see further informmtion about the groups that BASS orgainses (that Adrew talked about).


Please let me know if you would like any further information, by email: or mobile: 07825 227026.