Give It Up for Autism

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Give something up this October and help us transform the lives of children with autism.

(you could also do this for a week or a fortnight in October)

Help us to raise the funds to:

  • build the UK's first ever ground-breaking MIFNE clinic;
  • create and deliver life-changing support for parents;
  • improve earlier diagnosis and support.

The video below from Israel TV News shows the difference that a visit to the MIFNE clinic can make:

Give It Up For Autism in 6 Easy Steps

Step 1 - Decide what to give up 

Make a list of those bad habits and narrow it down.  Ask your friends and family!  Still undecided?  Get some inspiration from our team below:

Amanda

Amanda is giving up Alcohol

Steve - bad jokes

Steve is giving up Annoying People with Bad Jokes

Dani

Dani is giving up Chocolate

Guy

Guy is giving up Checking for Emails Outside Work Hours

Step 2 - Let Us Know

Drop us an email at supporters@transformingautism.org and let us know you’re joining in and what you’re planning to give up - and we’ll be back in touch to welcome you.

Step 3 - Generate Support 

Get on social media, tell your work colleagues, talk to your neighbour and use it as an excuse to get in touch with old friends. Let them know you’re taking on our challenge. Who knows? They might just join you!

The easiest way to donate is online via our Just Giving page.   Friends and family can donate directly in just minutes!

Or if you’d prefer, click here for a sponsorship form, and save it to your PC or phone.

Step 4 – Stay motivated 

Finding it difficult to stick to your plan?

Register to receive our regular motivating emails in the box below (bottom of page), which will include others' stories as they go through their challenge, and tips to stay on track.

Tell everyone! Make yourself accountable and your friends and family will keep you going.

Don’t forget why you are doing it! Transforming Autism Project works to revolutionise the quality of life for autistic children, adults and their families. Your hard work will help us to deliver our service and change lives.

Step 5 – Share your progress and encourage others to join in 

We’d love to hear how you’re getting on! We’ll be with you every step of the way, celebrating your progress. Together, we can do this and reach our goal of raising more than £5,000.  Send us your updates and photos to supporters@transformingautism.org – we may even include them in our supporters newsletter (sign up for it in the box below).

And don’t forget to shout about your amazing progress on social media - - #GiveitupforAutism

Step 6 – Repeat Steps 3-5

Step 7 – CELEBRATE your achievements 

You accepted our challenge and you won. We don’t mind if you lasted all month or had the occasional cheat day – you have helped us to transform the lives of autistic people and their families and that is worth celebrating! You probably feel a little healthier and happier too.

Don’t forget to let us know you’re getting involved (supporters@transformingautism.org). We’d love to hear from you and celebrate your success.

#GiveitupforAutism

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