Vision and purpose

Vision Statement

To be a leading centre of academic excellence in the fields of autism, neurodevelopmental disorders and intellectual disability through collaborative partnerships in research, education and training.


  • Research

    To facilitate and promote research activity amongst front line clinicians co-produced with service users, carers and other experts by experience.

  • Education

    To create opportunities for all levels of qualifications in intellectual disabilities and neurodevelopmental disorders

  • Training

    To develop and deliver training for family members, carers and professionals across a wide range of stakeholders