What is Autism?

Autism is a lifelong, developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people, and how they experience the world around them.


It is a ‘spectrum’ disorder that affects different people in different ways. It is therefore very difficult to generalise about how a person with autism will develop over time.


Autism is often diagnosed alongside other conditions. It’s important to support people with more than one condition in a way that meets all their needs, while understanding that the needs arising from autism are distinct.

The Autistic Spectrum

Philosophy of Care

Eden Futures Autism Strategy

Outcome Measures


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