Our mission is to support and enable autistic people to be the best they can be. We connect with individuals, support needs, prevent crisis, and work towards changing the wider world

Our vision is that all autistic people will be empowered and enabled throughout their lives, to be themselves, to be valued by others, and to live their lives in a way that is purposeful to them

Our vision

Our Mission

Our Core Values

Work in co-production with autistic people 


Treat everyone with respect, and value opinions

Recognise the importance of the health and well-being of autistic people, and have good knowledge and understanding of how to promote these with people who need support

Promote dignity and respect by maintaining confidentiality and integrity and valuing an individual’s knowledge and experience

Maintain safety and safeguarding responsibilities by appropriately assessing risks and supporting where necessary

Deliver flexible and personalised support and advocacy that reflects the needs of an individual, or their family

Facilitate informed choice by appropriately supporting autistic individuals by building on their strengths and personal resources

Promote social inclusion by facilitating opportunities to meet with other autistic adults in a safe and comfortable environment

Facilitate confidence in people who need support to achieve and maintain independence


Take every opportunity to campaign to change society to accept and understand autistic people

​​Connect with autistic individuals and their families with a view to providing support, information, advocacy and a safe social environment for autistic people


Prevent autistic people from reaching crisis point


Be innovative and differentiate our services to meet the complex needs and communication needs of autistic people


Identify gaps in services and provisions that exist, and seek solutions to ensure that the needs of the autism community are met


Lead in developing and sharing best practice for development and delivery of services that will make a difference to autistic people's lives


Challenge barriers to meaningful inclusion for autistic people


Include the views and opinions of all our members in developing and delivering our services


Be an accessible and approachable service for autistic adults who are looking for support, information or advocacy


Work collaboratively and in co-production with other organisations and groups where appropriate to improve the lives of autistic people.


Monitor and evaluate our service delivery, and practices to enable continuous improvement


​Be a well-run and sustainable organisation

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