About us

The Autism Research Trust raises funds to predominantly support research conducted at the Autism Research Centre (ARC) at Cambridge University.

The ARC is at the cutting edge of autism research. Under the leadership of Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, the ARC aims to develop our understanding of the causes of autism and to evaluate interventions to ensure that people affected by autism receive the best possible support.

With your help we aim to fund cutting edge research that will influence understanding and services worldwide. The Autism Research Trust strongly believes that by investing in high quality research we can make a difference to the lives of those affected by autism, both now and into future generations.


Workplace diversity

‘Asperger Syndrome in the Workplace: A Different Way of Thinking’.
We are grateful to Norton Rose Fulbright LLP for hosting an inspiring panel discussion about the challenges and benefits of the corporate world working in conjunction with people with Asperger Syndrome.

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Crolla's Army

Read more about how World champion boxer Anthony Crolla’s ‘Army’ helped support the Autism Research Trust during the recent Great Manchester Run!

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Many researchers from the ARC attended the most important meeting of autism researchers, IMFAR, at the beginning of May. Find out what their research news and what exciting developments they are working on.

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