Autism Connect, a free social media network for people with autism and their relatives, was launched nationwide in 2015.

Daisy Chain is a member of the Autism Alliance UK and Autism Connect is their social media platform for people with autism and their families.  It helps people with autism and their families meet new people, make friends, find support within the community and make their voices heard. 

 Autism Connect


This free service offers a variety of great features we think you would all benefit from:

  • Social networking – meet new people, make friends, find support within the community.
  • Service Directory – The service directory lists autism services and autism-friendly venues nationwide and also features a ratings and review system so that you can share your experiences.
  • Mapping Tool – Allows you to find services available near you.
  • Blog Posts - Users are encouraged to write posts of their own to share with the autism community.
  • E-learning A great range of free online courses that can help you learn more about autism.
  • Q + A Ask and answer questions and search for previous questions and answers.
  • Events & Calendar Find out what events are happening in your area from coffee mornings to training workshops. 

This platform is a great opportunity to engage with and learn more about your local community. Join now and meet like-minded people and share your stories and experiences. Features such as the Service Directory and Calendar can help you stay up to date on local events and services or use the site to access free information resources and e-learning courses to learn more about autism.