National Autism Standards

A set of standards, published by the Autism Education Trust, to enable educational settings to evaluate their practice in addressing the needs of pupils on the autism spectrum. Read more »

Somerset Experiences Sought

Somerset Health and Social Care Commissioners, have an autism planning group in place responsible for the delivery of the statutory requirements of the Adult Autism Strategy and the Equalities Act 2010. One component is the need for ‘reasonable adjustments’ for… Read more »

Online autism conference

Catch up with the discussion from Professor Gary Mesibov’s all-day online autism conference which took place at www.awares.org/conferences on June 25 2012. Read more »

Become a member

We aspire to deliver a comprehensive directory and forum for families and Health and Social Care professionals affected by the autisms and associated conditions. Find out how to become a member. Read more »

Experiences of families in Somerset sought

Peter Bates of The National Development Team for Inclusion is investigating the experiences of people with autism and their families in using mental health services. We are encouraging families in Somerset to share their experiences. Read more »

Survey reveals the diagnosis challenge

A new survey undertaken by the National Autistic Society reveals that despite increased awareness of autism, accessing a diagnosis remains a challenge for many people, leaving many families in uncertainty. Read more »