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Autism and everyday life

Find information and advice about living as an autistic person or caring for an autistic child.

How to help your child with day-to-day life

Advice about the things you can do to help your child with things like communication and anxiety

How to help with your child's behaviour

Information and advice about how you can help with your autistic child's behaviour

Help for families of autistic people

Advice about how caring for an autistic child can affect you and your family, and what help is available

Advice about school

Advice about issues like choosing a school and helping your child cope with school

Changing from child to adult care

Information and advice about how your child's care may change when they become an adult

Treatments that are not recommended for autism

Find out about about 'treatments' for autism that do not work and can be harmful

Advice about medicines and medical appointments

Advice about going for check-ups if you or your child are autistic