Name of organisation:
National Autistic Society, The
What does your organisation do?
The National Autistic Society is the UK’s leading charity for people affected by autism.
We want a world where all people living with autism get to lead the life they choose.
Our mission is to transform understanding of autism, and make sure everyone living with autism gets the support they need.
We offer a wide range of services including, an autism Helpline, Parent to Parent support, befriending and mentoring, schools for children and young people who have autism, employment support, residential homes, supported living, outreach and student support.
We also provide training, information days and conferences for people who have autism, family members and professionals.
The National Autistic Society has a dedicated Policy and Campaigns team who work alongside people who have autism, family members and other charities in order to ensure that the rights of people who have autism are heard by government.
For more information about The National Autistic Society please visit our website www.autism.org.uk