Parents have told us that it can be difficult to navigate the minefield of information on autism that is available online. Our resources section is designed to make this easier for you. It signposts you to information on a wide range of topics around autism and support that is available from Autism Central, our partner organisations and other trusted sources.
As a parent or carer, it can be frustrating to come up against barriers, when you are trying to achieve better outcomes for your autistic young person or adult. Read more on where to find advice to help you advocate for the autistic person you support.
Autism was once thought to be a difference only seen in boys. As a result, tests were designed around a specific presentation more commonly seen in boys. This meant that many autistic girls, who often present differently, were missed. Read more about diagnosis in women and girls