Empower Autism is a well-established, not-for-profit organisation that provides information, support and capacity development services to autistic people, together with their parents, carers and families. We are strong advocates of the benefits of peer led support and we value the active participation of those with lived experience of autism.
We’ve grown from a volunteer based organisation, established in 1994 by parents of children diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. Today we have a team of 11 dedicated staff and over 50 volunteers who generously donate their time, experience and passion in assisting to run our programs and services.
At present, we offer four main services: