Our mission

To advance scientific understanding of autism to create positive change

Our objectives

To conduct internationally competitive scientific research projects and facilitate collaborative research networks


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Latest News

Discover what’s happening at WARC.

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Signs and Diagnosis

Learn more about our projects and impact work.

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Our Research

Find out about current and past projects at WARC.

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Take part in research

Find out how you can get involved in research with WARC.

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Wales Autism Research Centre (WARC) was initiated through a unique collaboration between Autism Cymru and Autistica, the School of Psychology, Cardiff University and the Welsh Government.Its establishment was supported by generous donations from the organisations above and from Autism Initiatives, Baily Thomas Charitable Fund, Waterloo Foundation, Jane Hodge Foundation, Research Autism, Freemasons Grand Charity.