To ensure that children with autism obtain revolutionary and life-changing support to break through their perceived limitations and live to their true and full potential. To ensure that the critical importance of the right sort of Early Intervention is recognised by the public as well as medical professionals and policy makers, and to actively participate in its becoming mainstream by establishing our own specialist clinic in Southern England. To then provide unique and comprehensive support resources for the families of children with autism as they grow, with an innovative online single point of entry to this structure.
We are committed to transforming perceptions of autism worldwide, so that the underlying richness within each autistic person is appreciated, and that this revolutionises the care that is widely available. It is our conviction - increasingly supported by the evidence - that if an appropriate, safe and carefully considered environment is available for each autistic child, they will benefit from the best possibility to live to their potential, the nature of which would stun many who currently consider them to be "disabled".
Please also view our CEO’s TED talk, The Beautiful Reality of Autism, which presents the conceptual backbone to our mission and activities.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT & VALUES:
Please view our Mission Statement and our Values on our website.
Our activities will be as follows:
This is our initial focus and will include the following:
TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD:
This strand of our activities will come at a later date, and will include (partially through the Hub but also through other more hands-on means), comprehensive support for a child with autism approaching teenage and adulthood. It will cover all forms of relationships, preparation for employment (including work with colleges and employers not only on how to recruit, but also on how to create a working environment that can fulfil and retain autistic people), bullying, anxiety, regulation of emotions, independent living and more.
The Transforming Autism Project's main purpose is to empower parents of children with ASD by giving them experience-based knowledge so they can...