- by Olivia Astrid Pountney In 1998, Mr Andrew Wakefield published a controversial research paper in the Lancet claiming a link between the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine and autism. Read moreby Monique Craine I thought I should draw up some basic guidelines which I have found to be commonly desired by members of the autistic community. Please follow these ten guidelines if you Read moreby Joseph Redford. The situation for many autistic people in the U.K. today is dire. We have incredibly high rates of unemployment, isolation, exclusion, bullying, depression and anxiety. Social Read moreby Marion Hersh. Control is important to many autistic people and we do not want to give it up to professionals and experts. I, for one, resisted formal diagnosis for this reason for many years Read more
Autistic UK campaigns in the UK and beyond to advance the interests of all autistic people and those with “related neuro-developmental conditions”.
Autistic UK will work to ensure that the autistic population of the UK is comprised of happy, healthy, fulfilled and empowered individuals.
Autistic UK envisages:- The establishment of Autistic People’s Organisations (APOs) within every local authority area in the UK