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Autism Speaks is a company that was founded 10 years ago and is the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization. They are dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. On their website they have information about autism, a shop where you can donate.
Autism Society is similar to Autism Speaks. They too have information about Autism and current development into research for a cure. You can also find out the symptoms and diagnosis if you believe someone may have Autism. Autism Society has been around for 50 years and you can get involved and donate to the company to help out further research.
BILD is the British Institute of Learning Disabilities. We want people with learning disabilities to be valued equally, participate fully in their communities and be treated with dignity and respect. On their website you can find services such as purchasing books, journals, news about disabilities and also room hire; where you can have training and conferences with your company.
Learning Disability Today inspires individuals to change lives – both their own and others’ – through professional, workforce and personal development across public sectors of civil society that support, safeguard and educate communities. On their website you can find out information about Autism, down syndrome and research and jobs.
LD OnLine seeks to help children and adults reach their full potential by providing accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD. Their website features hundreds of helpful articles, multimedia, monthly columns by noted experts, first person essays, children’s writing and artwork, a comprehensive resource guide. They also have a learning store where items can be purchased.
The Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association website offers some great resources for those with higher functioning autism. On their website you can donate, become a member and enroll in social skills and after school programs.
Rethink help millions of people affected by mental illness by challenging attitudes and help change lives. They provide expert, accredited advice to everyone affected by mental health problems. They also give people clear, relevant information on everything from treatment and care to benefits and employment rights.
Mental Health Foundation are working towards ending the inequalities that face people experiencing mental health problems, living with learning disabilites or reduced mental capacity. On their website you can find out more about their work and you can also support them in more ways than one.