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World Autism Awareness Week 2021

World Autism Awareness Week is taking place 29 March – 4 April. Here you can find lots of resources to help you raise awareness of autism wherever you are. 

 

What is autism?

Want to find out more about autism but unsure who to ask? Watch our Youth Patrons explain what it’s like being autistic. From stimming to meltdowns, our videos will help you find out more about autism and how you can support autistic young people.

Meltdowns

Watch young people explain what having a meltdown feels like. 

Shutdowns

Find out what it’s like to experience a shutdown. 

Stimming

Learn more about what stimming is and why it’s important. 

Coronavirus response appeal

With your help, we can continue our vital work to provide support, build resilience and offer hope to autistic young people and their families. Your donation will help these families to tackle the challenges caused by the pandemic and take us one step closer to making the ordinary possible for children and young people with autism.