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Category: Campaigning

Face Covering Exemption

Find our printable explanation sheet and card for face covering exemption here.
30 Jul 2020

Alexis Quinn Petition

We are supporting Alexis Quinn, who this afternoon is handing in a petition to Boris Johnson, aided by the National Autistic Society
15 Aug 2019

Accept My Autism

Accept My Autism is our brand new campaign to mark World Autism Awareness this April, kindly sponsored by Williams Thompson Solicitors LLP
20 Feb 2019

Lottery Launch

For as little as £1 a week you can support us, and be in with a chance of winning up to £25,000!
1 Feb 2019

Trustees Week 12th - 16th November

This week is Trustees’ Week, an annual celebration of the work this huge body of volunteers undertakes for charities.  

9 Nov 2018

Become More Autism Friendly...this Christmas

We want to get shops and leisure businesses across the Wessex region thinking and talking about autism.
31 Oct 2018

#BeHeard #WeHeard Co-Design Event - You're Invited

NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group is inviting people to the #BeHeard #WeHeard Co-Design Event on 23rd October 2018
18 Sep 2018

NHS England Announces Autism as Clinical Priority over the next 10 years - Have Your Say

Did you know that NHS England has announced that autism will be a clinical priority over the next 10 years? Now it's time to have your say..
11 Sep 2018

​The Girl with the Curly Hair Project

The Girl with the Curly Hair Project has some workshops in Lyndhurst and an Autism Learning Day in Brockenhurst coming up.
11 Sep 2018

Sensory Packs at AFC Bournemouth

AFCB have launched sensory packs to try to make the match day experience more accessible and enjoyable for fans with autism and other disabilities.
1 May 2018

Yeovil Library Well-being Zone

Yeovil Library have set an amazing example raising awareness and providing important resources for people with autism and their families.

3 Apr 2018

Why should you host a Big Brekkie?

There are so many reasons to sign up for a Big Brekkie!

14 Mar 2018

Join our Big Brekkie campaign!

We have an even bigger reason to celebrate our annual Big Brekkie campaign! Every April, we ask supporters to host a fundraising breakfast to highlight World Autism Awareness Day and this year it's also our 50th birthday!

21 Feb 2018

Football is for Everyone!

Students at Portfield School have been enjoying dedicated football coaching sessions with AFC Bournemouth Community Sports Trust.  

15 Feb 2018

The Girl with the Curly Hair Project

The Girl with the Curly Hair Project has some workshops in Dorset in the next couple of months.

1 Feb 2018

Tony Attwood Conference

Save the date! 9th May 2018.

28 Nov 2017

Join TEAM 50 & sign up for Somerley Winter Run

We are hosting our annual 10km and fun run at the Somerley Estate in Ringwood on Saturday 6th January, kick starting our 50th Birthday celebrations!

22 Nov 2017

Asperger’s World: My Fairy Jam Jar

Joely Colmer is an award winning, local author with Asperger’s Syndrome. 

22 Nov 2017

Young Cherries Fan Scores Autism Awareness Goal at AFC Bournemouth

A young football fan has played a key part in raising awareness of autism at Premier League side AFC Bournemouth. 

9 Nov 2017

Don't Miss Chris Packham on BBC2 tonight!

Tune into BBC2 at 9.00pm and watch 'Asperger's and Me' with Chris Packham.

17 Oct 2017

Harry Redknapp Kick Starts our Autism Friendly Football Campaign

We are delighted to announce that we are teaming up with our Ambassador Harry Redknapp to launch a campaign to make football more autism friendly. The Autism Friendly Football campaign will support football clubs to make small changes that will make a big difference to anyone affected by autism.

11 Oct 2017

Happy World Teacher's Day

An inspirational teacher will have a lasting positive impact on our lives. If we are lucky we will all have been positively influenced by at least one passionate, dynamic, inspirational teacher. If we are really lucky our children will experience such a life changing encounter for themselves.

5 Oct 2017

Basepoint Make a Big Splash with Fun Day Fundraising Match

Basepoint Business Centre in Bournemouth has doubled the total raised by teams at our recent Big Kids Sports Day.

4 Oct 2017

We have a new CEO

We are delighted to announce the recent appointment of Siún Cranny as our new CEO.

25 Sep 2017

MAXIMUS Foundation UK Awards Grant to Information and Advice Service

We are delighted to have received a generous grant of £2,500 from MAXIMUS Foundation UK to fund our Information and Advice service.

10 Aug 2017

New Early Years Provision at Portfield School

We are delighted to announce we will be opening a Centre for Reception and Key Stage 1 aged children within the grounds of Portfield School near Bournemouth, Dorset from September 2017, due to high demand for places. 

13 Jul 2017

Anniversary Campaign Raises £10,000 for Information and Advice Service

Stagecoach Group has celebrated its 20th anniversary running South West Trains by donating a generous £10,000 to fund our Information and Advice service. We were one of four charities adopted by South West Trains in 2016 as part of its 20 for 20 campaign.

11 Jul 2017

Thank you Waitrose!

Big thank you to Waitrose in Winton and to all your customers for donating your green tokens to us in the Community Matters Scheme!

6 Jul 2017

Basepoint Gives Marathon Runner a Fundraising Boost

Basepoint in Bournemouth has given marathon runner Richard Taylor a boost by matching every penny he has raised for us. The generous donation is part of a pledge to donate £10,000 in match funding to our Information and Advice Service in 2017/18.

8 Jun 2017

Big Brekkie Campaign Raises Thousands

We are delighted to announce that our Big Brekkie campaign to mark World Autism Awareness Day has raised over £6400 for our Information and Advice Service. 

1 Jun 2017
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