Assert Brighton and Hove

Assert Brighton and Hove

At a glance


  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Mental health

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Geographical remit: 


Assert aims to:

Support adults with Asperger Syndrome or High Functioning Autism and their parents, partners or carers by providing advice, information, resources, education, social inclusion, volunteering opportunities and support to improve well-being and reduce isolation.

We also seek to raise awareness of the condition, including the many positive aspects.

Assert is a member- led organisation; both individuals and organisations can become members of Assert and support the work that we undertake.

Our main objectives are;

  • To promote the relief of people over the age of 16 with Asperger Syndrome or High Functioning Autism and their carers resident in Brighton and Hove by the provision of advice, information, resources, education, recreational activities and support with the aim of improving their conditions of life.
  • To advance the education of the public in all matters relating to Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism.


  1. To enable Autistic adults to access a range of advocacy, learning and educational support to improve individual’s well-being and independence.
  2. To enable service users to manage their own lives more easily and more effectively, and to pursue their own goals and aspirations.
  3. To enable service users to identify with and support each other and access a range of social activities.
  4. To exert a positive influence on service provision which impacts on the lives of Autistic adults.
  5. To reduce isolation and increase confidence and self-esteem.

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