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The Danish Information and Training Centre for Autism

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The Danish Information and Training Centre for Autism
Kongevejen 256
2830 Virum
Denmark
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Phone
45 11 41 91
Contact
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Website
http://www.autisme.dk/wm145025



The Danish Information and Training Centre for Autism

The Information Center for Autism in Denmark was established in collaboration with the counties of Fyn, Århus and Copenhagen. The Center is one of seven information centers for handicapped people. A professional steering committee is attached to the Center consisting of representatives from the counties and the National Society for Autism. The Information Center for Autism in Denmark is located in Virum near Copenhagen, sharing premises with the Training Center for Autism.

The National Centre for Autism collects, processes and provides information on autism. The purpose is to maintain and promote a high quality of services for people with autism in local and regional areas of Denmark.

The centre offers qualified information to public offices, places of education, workplaces, rehabilitation workers, health workers, people with autism.

The National Centre for Autism is part of Servicestyrelsen, under The Ministry of the Interior and Social Affairs. The Centre is a part of VISO.

The centre has one publication in English - a summary of The National Autism Plan. The purpose of the plan is to create a common basis for the work for people with autism in Denmark.

General activities

  • Collecting and processing information on autism
  • Collecting information about projects, research and methodological development in Denmark and abroad
  • Staying up to date on new publications, articles and Internet resources
  • Network collaboration with institutions, organisations and key persons in the area of autism, both in Denmark and abroad
  • Maintaining electronic databases on literature, conferences and events and relevant addresses
  • Providing information or references to appropriate literature, agency or person
  • Publishing books, pamphlets, reports and/or videos
  • Publishing and distributing "Autism", a journal for professionals
  • Providing references to Danish or international institutions, organizations and key individuals
  • Arranging lectures and courses for parents and professionals

The services of the National Centre for Autism are available to professionals, parents and individuals with an autism spectrum disorder. They do not provide specific advice in individual cases, but suggest which organisations may be contacted in a specific case.

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