Personal experiences

A is for autism

This award-winning animation is a series of short glimpses into the condition of autism, all contributed by people with an autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). Read more »

Autism: Receiving and understanding a diagnosis


Receiving a diagnosis of autism can be difficult and confusing for young people and their families. In this DVD, produced by the Autism Education Trust (AET), a group of young people on the autism spectrum share their experiences of receiving a diagnosis. Read more »

Being me

Being me is a CD-ROM and DVD set focussing on people talking about their experiences in a series of short film clips. Read more »

Our Lives in Your Hands


Our Lives in Your Hands tells the stories of nine families affected by autism. The report sets out the families stories and highlights how the reforms proposed in the Children and Families Bill will impact them. Read more »

Supporting adults with autism


This e-learning module, developed by the British Pschological Society (BPS) will find help you to consider how you can best support someone with autism. Read more »

Working with people with autism: the autistic perspective


In this film, produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence, we see how Scott, a man with autism and learning disabilities, and Marie, a professor with Asperger’s Syndrome, learn to make sense of society, with the support of colleagues and family members. Read more »