Appeal for UK parents participation in Anna Kennedy survey

Autism campaigner and advocate Anna Kennedy is appealing for feedback and participation from parents to a survey that she plans to present to the Houses of commons. The survey aims to get at least 1,000 participants before the end of November and touches on key issues like diagnosis, inclusion and bullying. It takes around five […]

Press Release – Survey launches asking: What are the questions future autism research should answer?

A survey has launched as part of a consultation led by Autistica, bringing together organisations, individuals on the autism spectrum, families and professionals to identify the most important autism research questions to answer. Autistica is working with a number of partners including The National Autistic Society, the Autism Alliance and Autism Research Trust. This is […]

Survey tackles experiences of workers with disabilities, 25 years after Americans with Disabilities Act

Concord, N.H. — A survey conducted by West Orange, New Jersey non-profit organization Kessler Foundation said that two-thirds of adults with disabilities in America are “striving to work”, 25 years after the American Disabilities Act was put into law. The survey, which was released just before the act turns 25, was conducted to examine how […]

Wirral Autistic Society to tackle issue of ‘mate crime’ in Merseyside

Merseyside, UK – Mate crime is a disability hate crime that needs to be stamped out.  That’s according to Wirral Autistic Society, which has commissioned a survey into the extent of mate crime across Merseyside. The  charity, founded in 1968, employs over 800 people and supports more than 300 people with autism across the region. Mate crime […]