Today (2 April) is World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), an opportunity to raise awareness about what autism is, the challenges autistic people might face and to celebrate the achievements of autistic people.
World Autism Awareness Week
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, has vowed to create a public autism awareness raising campaign later this year.
To coincide with Autism Awareness Week, comedian Robert White has released a song about his personal experiences as an autistic person.
Under the UK Mental Health Act 1983, autism is defined as a mental disorder. This inaccurate representation of people on the autistic spectrum can lead to even more confusion, and harm, when caring for autistic people who are experiencing mental ill health
Today (2 April) is World Autism Awareness Day. As autistic people and their families share their experiences, the day highlights the need for better education and understanding of autism
The creative arts have always been a haven for inclusivity and celebrating diversity – and autism has played an increasingly high-profile role in TV dramas…
Across this week (26 March – 2 April) schools, workplaces and individuals will be taking part in raising awareness for autistic people and their friends…