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  • Critiquing the Anti-vaccine Movement

    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.
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  • A PLEA from autistic adults regarding Autism Awareness Month, April 2018

    by 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
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  • Thinking Outside the Box

    by 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
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  • Self or Official Diagnosis

    by 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
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  • Post Diagnostic Haze

    by Willow Holloway. I connect a lot with parents who are going through the diagnostic process with their child. Many are very frustrated with the current system and the long waiting lists and
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Our Aims

Autistic UK campaigns in the UK and beyond to advance the interests of all autistic people and those with “related neuro-developmental conditions”.

Our Mission

Autistic UK will work to ensure that the autistic population of the UK is comprised of happy, healthy, fulfilled and empowered individuals.

Our Vision

Autistic UK envisages:- The establishment of Autistic People’s Organisations (APOs) within every local authority area in the UK

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