Mission, Vision & Values

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Autism NI exists to support individuals with Autism and their families and campaigns to raise awareness of Autism within the wider society.

Our Vision

Our vision is an equal society in Northern Ireland where barriers to those living with Autism are removed and equality of access to rights and opportunities protected and enforced. 

Core Values

  • reliable (always doing what we say we will)
  • excellence (striving for excellence and quality)
  • honesty (in all our dealings and maintaining the highest integrity)
  • equality (all stakeholders are respected)
  • culture of learning (we value learning and feedback for service improvement)
  • forward thinking (endurance and innovation in our practice)

From these values, we ensure:

  • integrity and respect in reputation
  • innovation and excellence in practice
  • a positive and passionate organisation
  • inspiring leadership
  • consistency and endurance in adversity

Our Aims

  • Promote the welfare of people with Autism
  • Raise the awareness of Autism 
  • Provide information to carers and professionals
  • Provide training for professionals
  • Promote quality assurance standards
  • Be a pressure group
  • Develop and maintain local support groups in Northern Ireland 
  • Forge and maintain links with Worldwide Autism
  • Be the association and voice for Autism in Northern Ireland
  • Work in partnership with a range of voluntary, private and statutory agencies
  • Fundraise
  • Offer family support
  • Encourage research into Autism
  • Promote relevant services for children, young people and adults with Autism

Organisation name: Autism NI 

Autism NI is a company limited by guarantee (Company Number NI 058548) 

Northern Ireland Charity Commission Number: NIC100240


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