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What is Autism Accreditation?

Autism Accreditation is UK’s only autism specific quality assurance programme of support and development for all those providing services to autistic people. Achieving accreditation proves that an organisation is committed to understanding autism and setting the standard for autism practice.
Autism Accreditation is an internationally recognised quality standard, and with 25 years of accreditation expertise, we are the longest running programme in the world.

Accredited services include:

  • adult services
  • colleges
  • inclusion units
  • local authorities
  • playgroups
  • prisons
  • schools
  • short break services and more.

What are the benefits of being accredited?

There are lots of benefits of being accredited, including:

  • a more autism-focused service
  • increased expertise in supporting autistic people
  • foundation for informing strategic planning
  • better outcomes for the autistic people you support/work with
  • reassurance for families/carers
  • a more personalised service
  • increase in referrals to the service/school
  • decrease in vacancies for placements
  • evidence for commissioning bodies
  • ongoing development for the service/school. 

How can my organisation become accredited?

To enquire about Autism Accreditation, simply click on the button below to fill in our short form, and a member of our team will be in touch with you within ten days.

Join accreditation today