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  • 14
  • Jan
  • 2020

Thousands of parents of autistic children facing ‘nightmare’ waits for diagnosis and support, according to major new survey

From their child first being referred for an autism assessment, nearly half (46%)* of parents waited longer than 18 months for a formal diagnosis. In some cases, parents reported waiting over 3

Right from the Start toolkit
  • 13
  • Jan
  • 2020

Right from the Start: Our new guide for supporting autistic children in the early years

Sadly, for many parents of autistic children we know that the wait for answers and for access to help is far too long.  We’ve carried out extensive research into parents’ experiences of

Mind My Mind animation review
  • 07
  • Jan
  • 2020

'Mind My Mind' review: The Oscar nominated animation on autism

By Kerrie Portman

The Oscars recently announced that Floor Adam’s animation on autism, ‘Mind My Mind’, has been shortlisted for the 92nd Academy Awards in the Animated Short Film

Ambitious about Autism reflecting on the year
  • 16
  • Dec
  • 2019

Reflecting on a year supporting autistic children and young people

The special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) system has come under much scrutiny this year – and rightly so. From the

Ambitious about Autism carol concert image
  • 12
  • Dec
  • 2019

Coming together for carols

The event was held in support of Ambitious about Autism and the Muswell Hill Soup Kitchen – and raised over £700 which was incredible. 

The theme for the evening was ‘togetherness and

Christmas for a family with autistic people
  • 06
  • Dec
  • 2019

‘Never typical’: Christmas for a family with autistic children

I’m Sarah, I’m a mum to four boys with autism.  

For many years Christmas with my boys wasn't really Christmas as I had imagined it. They didn't understand what was going on and

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