Our campaigns in England have achieved an incredible amount for people on the autism spectrum over the years. But there is still a long way to go until autistic people get the support, education and training they need to live their life as independently as possible.
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Too Much Information
Right now, we are campaigning to challenge the myths, misconceptions and stereotypes that make autistic people feel so isolated and make society feel so unwelcoming.
The current focus of our Too Much Information public understanding campaign is employment for autistic people. We know that the vast majority of autistic people want to work, but they often struggle to find and keep a job. Just 16% of autistic adults are in full-time paid employment. And, in almost a decade, this appalling situation hasn’t improved.
We are determined to change this, but we need your help. Read our report which sets out what we think the Government and employers need to do, and sign our petition to ask them to make those changes. You can also watch our new film, highlighting the difficulties autistic adults often experience with job interviews.
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What do we campaign about?
They key policy areas we lobby and campaign on are:
- work and benefits
- health and social care
We also support autistic people and families to campaign on local issues. Find out more about our work here and how you can get involved.
With your help, we've achieved some amazing things for autistic people and their families over the years. Find out more about our life-changing campaigns.