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Author: Pete Hughes

What is Autism?

There are many misconceptions about autism. Find out what autism is, the history of autism and dispel common myths




Autistic adults say that they are not getting the help they need 

1 in 3

Autistic adults are experiencing severe mental health difficulties due to lack of support


Will help us to provide support to more autistic people and their families

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    Our friends and supporters talk about their experience of autism, and the difference LAS make. Featuring Kay Mellor, Henry Normal and Pete Bowker, writer of BBC’s ‘The A Word’

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