News & views


Here you can read the latest news, blog posts and views from our staff, the people we support and their families at our services across the UK. If you would like to contact the press team, please call us on 01543 484506, or email

What is autism?

This is a lifelong, development disability that affects how the person communicates and relates to other people and how they experience the world around them. Autism is not illness or disease and cannot be cured.  Some people who are autistic also have learning disabilities, mental health issues... More >

Getting an adult diagnosis of autism

According to the National Autistic Society, there are around 700,000 people on the autism spectrum in the UK. That is more than 1 in 100 people, and if you include their families, autism is part of daily life for 2.8 million people. But autism can be a hidden disability, and many people go through childhood... More >