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

To develop research and training for practice and policy and improve professional and public awareness of research

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.