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Charity of The Year - Go Ape

LAS chosen as Go Ape's 'Charity of The Year' for 2019. Find out how we are making a difference together in 2020



What is Autism

Find out what autism is, the history of autism and dispel common myths



LAS Strategy For The Future

LAS are committed to continue supporting people through the Covid-19 outbreak. Find out how we are adapting for the future


Author: Dale Bassett


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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  • Update on Covid 19 Rule Changes

    Following the announcement of changes to UK lockdown rules, we want to update you about what this means for people using LAS Read more

  • Learning Disability Week 2020

    Watch our short video to celebrate LD Week 2020 and promote this years theme the importance of friendships during lockdown Read more

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  • LAS Easter Market Stall 2020

    Sadly, we cancelled all Autism Awareness Week events following government guidelines. We hope to run another event as soon as it is safe to do so Read more

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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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