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On this page, you will find information on:

Attention Cards, Financial Support, Helpful Reads, Specialist Settings, Independent Diagnosis 

(please click on the names to be taken to their website).

Alert Cards

Oxfordshire Autism Alert Card by Autism Oxford UK

Show your card if you need help.  To gain a free card you need to have a diagnosis of autism and be with an Oxfordshire doctor.

DID Disability ID Card

A nationally recognised disabled identification card.

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower

National Disability Card and National Carers Card

Financial Support

Carers Allowance

Disability Living Allowance (DLA) - for those under 16 years of age

Personal Independent Payment (PIP) - age 16+

Vehicle tax exemption and reduction

Please check your local council for help with council tax

Family Funds

CEA Card - disabled cinema guests receive a complimentary ticket

Merlin Pass

Helpful reads

Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew by Ellen Notbohm

Autism: How to raise a happy autistic child by Jessie Hewitson

The Out-of-Sync Child by Carol Stock Kranowitz

‘Sensational Kids’ and ‘The Secret” by Dr Lucy Jane Miller

Malaika's First Rainbow Adventure by Mili Wright

The Awesome Autistic Go-To Guide: A Practical Handbook for Autistic Teens and Tweens

by Tanya Masterman and Yenn Purkis

The Autism-Friendly Guide to Periods by Robyn Steward

It's Raining Cats and Dogs: An Autism Spectrum Guide to the Confusing

World of Idioms by Michael Barton

Parenting a Child with Asperger Syndrome: 200 Tips and Strategies by Brenda Boyd

Making Sense of Asperger's: A Story for Children by Debra Ende

The Superhero Brain: Explaining autism to empower kids by Christel Land

Dude, I'm An Aspie! Kids' Edition by Matt Friedman

I am an Aspie Girl: A book for young girls with autism spectrum conditions

by Danuta Bulhak-Paterson 

Blue Bottle Mystery: An Asperger Adventure by Kathy Hoopmann

All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome by Kathy Hoopmann

All Dogs Have ADHD by Kathy Hoopmann

All Birds Have Anxiety by Kathy Hoopmann

Specialist settings and resource bases

(please note that this is not an exclusive list) 

State school


Oxfordshire's list of both primary and secondary schools

Buckinghamshire Schools

Pebble Brook

Furze Down School

Westfield School - Primary

Chiltern Way Academy - Bierton Hill - Primary Campus

Chiltern Way Academy - Prestwood campus - Secondary

Independent schools


Chilworth House

Huckleberry Therapeutic School



Swalcliffe Park

Chilworth House Upper 

Potterspury Lodge School

On Track Education - Silverstone

The Mile House School

Independent autism and ADHD diagnosis

Please note that Bicester Autism has no affiliation with these settings or people.

Please confirm that they follow the NICE guidelines.

Oxford ADHD & Autism Centre

Dr Harish Mallya - BMI Hospital

Dr Jennifer Glover

Dr Srinivas Gada

Dr Cassie Coleman

Pebble Autism

Dr Jo Jones

Developing Active Young Minds

Dr Harjinder Gill


The Lawrence House

Dr Van Zwanenberg

Autism Oxford

Heads and Hearts

Berkshire Psychology

Cotswold Neurodevelopmental Service

Azalea Healthcare

Health Care 4 Kids

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