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Our star fundraisers

1 in 100 people in the UK are on the autism spectrum, which means that 2.8 million people have a relative on the autism spectrum. We’ve had some heart-warming stories from some amazing fundraisers, telling us what they’re doing for World Autism Awareness Week 2018 – and, most importantly, why.
Thomas Ivor with his triathlon kit

Read our stories

young girl with her pet bird

Carly Jones MBE

Read about why Carly and her two autistic daughters, are taking part in World Autism Awareness Week.

Kenny Mpanga

Kenny is 18, autistic and talks about why World Autism Awareness Week is important to him.

Miral Laurie and her family

Miral, her twin autistic sons and other family members are taking on a Night Walk this March.
Thomas Ivor with his triathlon kit

Thomas Ivor's story

We spoke with our fundraising star, Thomas Ivor, about the incredible challenge he’s undertaking to raise money.

Tamanna (autistic pupil) in her school uniform


Autistic student, Tamanna, is getting her whole school involved in the week and has already raised £1,192! Find out how.

John with two young family members

John's story

John is taking on a 5k Night Walk for Autism on 17 March to raise money for the charity, and on behalf of his autistic niece.

Andy Clayton, fundraiser for the National Autistic Society

Andy's story

Andy put his own twist on our 7k for 700k event, and ran an amazing 177km, in seven counties, over four days!

Lindsay's story

Meet Lindsay, gym enthusiast and mother to a son with ASD. Find out why she took part in World Autistm Awareness Week!

Autism Helpline Number: 0808 800 4104
Last updated: 18/04/2018 14:58:53