Life on the autism spectrum

In this section you can find out about the experience of life on the autism spectrum by listening to people share their personal stories on film.

Researchers initially travelled all around the UK to talk to 22 people and 6 of their partners in their own homes. Analysis of 17 new interviews was added in 2010 and extra interviews were added in 2016 to help keep the site up to date. Find out what people said about issues such as communication, obsessions, intimate relationships, and difficulties with employment.

We hope you find the information helpful and reassuring.


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