Autistica is one of the UK’s leading autism research charities. We exist to offer families and autistic people the chance of a long, healthy, happy life. We support cutting edge research on autism and related conditions. We work with autistic people to understand their priorities for research so that we can make a difference at every stage of their lives. We campaign for increased investment in research and for better services for autistic people. Our current areas of focus defined by our community are mental health, language and communication, physical health and epilepsy in autism.

Twitter: @AutisticaUK

Primary research areas


Additional research areas

Generic health relevance,  Mental health,  Ageing

Grant types

Fellowship,  Postgraduate studentship,  Project (typically <4 years)