World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognised day taking place on 2 April every year.
In the week of 30 March - 5 April surrounding this day, the National Autistic Society encourage the public to take part in World Autism Awareness Week – a full seven days where people across the UK take part in activities to raise money and awareness for the National Autistic Society.
If you are living in Brighton and Hove, check out Assert, part of the Community Roots network. Assert support adults with Asperger Syndrome or High Functioning Autism and their parents, partners or carers by providing advice, information, resources, education, social inclusion, volunteering opportunities and support to improve well-being and reduce isolation.
Assert have launched a new short video to explain how they support autistic adults in Brighton and Hove.