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Careers with

The National
Autistic Society

ABOUT US

The National Autistic Society is the UK’s leading charity for people affected by autism.

We want a world where all people living with autism get to lead the life they choose.

We will transform understanding of autism and make sure everyone living with autism gets the support they need.

We have nearly 20,000 members, around 100 branches and provide: information, advice, advocacy, training and support for individuals and their families.

Information and training for health, education and other professionals working with people with autism and their families

specialist residential, supported living, outreach and day services for adults specialist schools and education outreach services for children out-of-school services for children and young people employment training and support and social programmes for adults with autism.

A local charity with a national presence, we campaign and lobby for lasting positive change for those affected by autism in England, Wales/Cymru, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Our vision

We want a world where all people living with autism get to lead the life they choose.

This means a world where everyone living with autism:

  • gets the support, education and training they need
  • lives with dignity and as independently as possible
  • feels part of their community and wider society
  • is understood by all professionals who support them
  • is respected for who they are by a knowledgeable public.

Our mission

We will transform understanding of autism, and make sure everyone living with autism gets the support they need.

  • We will provide the best possible education and support.
  • We will share our learning and experience.
  • We will have a skilled and committed workforce.
  • We will involve, inform and empower people living with autism.
  • We will champion the rights and interests of people living with autism.