Belgium

List of National Resources - Belgium

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Association de Parents pour L'Epanouissement des Personnes Autistas (APEPA)Under the High Patronage of Her Majesty the Queen. APEPA parent members listen to families in difficulty, identify requests and problems, and provide mutual assistance. They also want to contribute, through visits to centers, schools and institutions, to improve the reception of people with autism. Recognized representative of people with disabilities and their families
Rue Leanne, 15 5000 Namur Belgium Phone: 32 8174-4350 Fax: 32 8174-4350 Email: apepa@skynet.be
By ministerial decree of June 7, 2002
Rue du Fond de Malonne, 127 - 5020 Malonne (Namur, Belgium)
+32 (081 74 43 50)
apepa@skynet.be
Autism EuropeAutism-Europe (AE) is an international association whose main objective is to promote the rights of people with autism and help them improve their quality of life. AE advocates with European decision-makers to encourage a better political response to the needs of autistic people Its functions include: Supervising European laws and policies, promoting adequate care, education, training and employment, life support, adapted medical and social services, professional diagnosis, early intervention, protection against discrimination and much more.
Rue Montoyer 39 Bte 11
B-1000 Brussels, Belgium
Phone: +32-2-675.75.05
Fax: +32-2-675.72.70
Email: secretariat@autismeurope.org
The Flemish Autism AssociationEvery season, the Flemish Autism Association presents a wide range of activities on autism. Listening • meeting • experiencing is central to this. They work with sign-ups for all activities. The Flemish Autism Association also encourages people with autism and those around them to tell their stories to inspire others.
Opleidingscentrum Autisme (Centre for Training on Autism)Laar 61 B-2140 Antwerpen-Borerhout Antwerp Belgium Phone: 32-3-235-37-55 Fax: 32-2-236-5846
Zelfhulpgroep PASSContact: Johan Cappaert Email: info@pass-partout.be
The International Association Autism EuropeRue Montoyer 39 11 1000 Brussels Belgium
Belgium
P: 32 0 2 675 7505
F: 32 0 2 675 7270
ADHD, ASC & LD BelgiumIt is a non-profit organization with the aim of providing a network of support, evidence-based information and resources for English, Dutch and French speaking people in Belgium about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, autism spectrum and learning differences, such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia and dyspraxia.
API Centre / SBI MethodAssessment Profile Intervention Center provides comprehensive diagnostic, assessment and intervention services for children, adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders and related difficulties. The center provides high quality psychological services for ASD, in addition to providing developmental services for individuals on the autism spectrum. Dr. Bruhl is a clinical psychologist and cognitive behavioral psychotherapist and recently developed the "Situated Behavior Intervention Method (SBI-Method) which aims to improve good parent-child communication to minimize temper tantrums, emotional meltdowns, anxiety and avoidance behaviors.
Autism on the Line!Autism on the Line provides knowledge and skills to first responders across Europe on how to recognize, interact with and appropriately assist people on the autism spectrum in emergencies. It provides knowledge to VET trainers and first responders on how to effectively and safely respond to situations involving people on the spectrum and improve the understanding of autism across Europe.
ESIPPThe ESIPP project was established to develop a locally appropriate Parent Education Program (PEP) for families living with autism in three countries in southeastern Europe (Croatia, Cyprus and the FYR of Macedonia). The project is led by the University of Northampton and includes eight other partner organizations from across Europe. These organizations are: Autism Assessment Support Practice (AASP), Autism Concern, Autism-Europe, Centar Za Autizam (CZA), European University Cyprus (EU), Macedonian Scientific Society for Autism (MSSA), Target Autism, University of Northampton and Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Zagreb.
The Neurodivergent projectThe Neurodivergent project aims to develop a training program for professionals and educational staff to improve their skills to work successfully with students with Asperger's and, in turn, decrease early school leaving. Running from September 2020 to March 2023, the project will provide training to education professionals on how to approach and support a student with Asperger's and improve their educational experience.
Autism Institute AJ DrexelIt is the first research organization to apply a scientific public health approach to understanding and addressing the challenges of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) through the discovery, development, promotion, and dissemination of community-based and population-level approaches that will prevent autism-associated morbidity and disability and improve the quality of life for people with autism of all ages. Its team is composed of epidemiologists, psychologists, sociologists, environmental health scientists, school psychologists, behavior analysts, social workers, and specialists in health and education policy research.
The European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (ESCAP) Publishes Its Endorsed Autism Practice GuidanceThe European Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (ESCAP) identified the need for a practical guidance document that would help improve knowledge and practice, especially for people in disadvantaged areas. The main aim of this document is to disseminate information that can be adopted for use in routine clinical practice across Europe and to present clinicians and educators with evidence-based advice on basic and minimum standards for good practice in the assessment and treatment of autistic people of all ages. The document is available in English, Spanish, and French.

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