Who does it affect?
500,000 people in the UK: This condition not only affects the individual
but also their families, friends, carers & you. A few minutes within your
day could have an enormous effect on the lives of many thousands of people
who are living with this condition.
How do i recognise Autism?
being autism aware: By reading through this pack
you will have a better understanding of Autism. Being autism aware will give
you the confidence to approach and help someone who could be in need.
What is Autism?
disabling brain disorder: It affects the way in which people understand
and react to the world around them.
What is Autism awareness?
key to a brighter future: Helping to build a better more caring community,
so that thousands of people growing up with this disabling condition can live
as full a life as possible without ignorance and discrimination. This will
be a great achievement of which we can all be proud
How do i deal with Autism at work?
Avoid speaking in a loud voice, as many autistic people are sensitive to noise.
This could result in them feeling anxious or fearful. use a calm or gentle
Where can i find more information?
This site was designed to guide you through all aspects of autism and related
disorders. You will also find links to many support organisations throughout
Why don't i see Autism every day?
you havn`t recognised it: There are no obvious visual clues, which
is why so many children are mistaken for being naughty or rude.