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To join our database of volunteers, contact firstname.lastname@example.org and our Operations Manager will come back to you.
We have a Avalon Volunteers Facebook Group for anyone interested in volunteering with Avalon. We post there when we’re looking for help and anyone interested can let us know.
Avalon - Supporting Parents of Children with Autism
A Few Basic Facts About Autism
Autism is a life-long neurological condition that affects individuals in unique and diverse ways, making each person's experience with autism distinct and individualised.
Social interaction, communication and sensory processing difficulties are common. Many autistic individuals possess talents and abilities in specific areas of interest.
Early Diagnosis & Intervention
Early diagnosis can improve the outcomes for individuals with autism. Interventions include speech therapy, occupational therapy & support around social communication and interaction.
The prevalence of autism has increased significantly in recent years, although it is unclear whether this is due to better awareness, improved diagnostic criteria, or other factors. Nonetheless, this highlights the importance of understanding & supporting individuals with autism and their families.
Support is crucial for autistic individuals and their families. Families play a vital role in understanding and advocating for their loved ones with autism. They provide emotional support, guidance and create a nurturing environment that fosters the overall well-being of the individual.
Increasing autism acceptance and understanding is crucial for creating an inclusive society. Autistic individuals can face challenges related to social stigma, bullying and discrimination. Promoting acceptance and providing support can help create an environment where autistic individuals can thrive.
Everything we do to support parents of children with Autism starts with the click of our Donate button. With your support there’s no stopping us helping others who need it. Please click the button below to visit our donate section.
We aim to offer personalised and innovative programmes to improve the emotional resilience and general wellbeing of parents, guardians, grandmothers, sibling and families supporting a child with autism.