Please note due to the current Coronavirus crisis across the UK all of the Autonomy meetings are cancelled at present.

Please do not attend any of the meetings - in addition to this the National Autistic Society have also cancelled their events too and the Goldwing Bike Parade has been cancelled.

If you need to contact people at the moment please do this via telephone or social media rather than face to face.

Wishing everyone all the best and stay safe out there.

PLEASE NOTE - Autonomy Plus side of Shropshire Autonomy is still open and able to take requests as long as they can be acted upon virtually via the internet or a phone call.


What is Autonomy

What is Autonomy?

  • Autonomy is a free Shropshire based self-help and social group for young people and adults who have Asperger's syndrome (AS), (diagnosed or undiagnosed).
  • Autonomy is run by Sara and Eric Heath who have personal experience of Asperger's syndrome

Autonomy Offers

  • Opportunities to meet others with Asperger's syndrome
  • Telephone advice and support (for people with AS and/or their parents. partners/carers)
  • Friendship and understanding
  • Social events and activities (see our Social Events page)
  • A free bi-monthly newsletter by mail or email
  • A range of charged-for Autonomy Plus+ services including consultancy, awareness training, mentoring, help with claiming benefits, pre- and post- diagnostic support and professional help

Autonomy social events are

  • Ten Pin Bowling in Shrewsbury
  • Pub socials in Telford and Shrewsbury
  • Autonomy Board Games Club
  • Autonomy for Women
  • Subsidized Spring and Summer outings
  • Subsidized Christmas Dinner in Shrewsbury and Telford.

Autonomy can also help with support in understandng Asperger's sydrome for individuals, carers and family members

  • Advocacy, Mentoring and Coaching
  • Social Interaction Skills, Advice and Strategies
  • Learning about Asperger's syndrome (see Autonomy Plus+)

To Join Autonomy

Please contact us using the information below and we will then put you on our email or postal mailing list for the free Autonomy newsletter, and you will be able to attend our social events.

For more information please contact Sara or Eric by emailThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 01743 821 363 or using the contact form