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According to the National Autistic Society, around 700,000 people in the UK are on the autism spectrum, and each person needs a different level of support.

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11 shocking statistics about autism and employment

11 shocking statistics about autism and employment. The vast majority of autistic people cannot get a job – and when they do, bullying in the workplace seems to be on the rise. These are just two of the shocking findings in a new survey released today by the National Autistic Society, which is launching a petition for change.

from the Guardian

New autism bill welcomed by National Autistic Society

A new autism bill has the potential to transform the lives of thousands of people, says the National Autistic Society's Mark Lever