CANadda is a Community Adult Network support group for adults with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Welcome to CANadda. Debbie Marshall founded CANadda in 2009. We are a friendly neurodiversity support group, based in Lincoln, for people on the autistic spectrum. Newcomers are warmly welcomed. Our main support is for autistic individuals being we are a social group. For other conditions we help by sign posting or information.

For any new member coming to CANadda they will need to sign our agreement if they wish to attend any social events. CANadda membership is currently free but this could change in the future.

Our services include:

CANadda wants anyone coming to CANadda to feel welcome and safe as it is important for CANadda to make our social events and environment a safe and happy place. For everyone to achieve this we have put together an agreement for everyone to sign and we expect everyone while coming to CANadda to abide by our rules.


Cuppa Wednesday costs £1 which will include refreshments, squash and a biscuit, first visit is FREE. Other refreshments are available at a small charge.

What is 'Autism Friendly'?

There are many venues and public locations that are advertising themselves as 'Autism' Friendly' and yet there are no recognised official standards to define what that actually means.

We have put together some useful tips and guidlines on our Autism Friendly page to help people determine whether they really are Autism Friendly.

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Raising Awareness In Lincolnshire posterClick the icon to download CANadda’s poster to help raise awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

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Volunteers are not trained professionals and therefore any opinions, help, or directions to further information and/or third parties are offered without any representation or warranties.

Due to legislation, any guidance or opinions offered by CANadda are for information purposes only. They are offered from people who have a personal perspective about the various conditions and are to be used as a guideline only. They are not intended to constitute legal, medical or other professional advice and should not be relied on or treated as such.