Autism in Museums Resources

Welcoming Young People and Families with Autism –

This 2016 resource was produced by Kids in Museums working with Autism in Museums and Ambitious About Autism


Autism in Museum Blogs

Network Autism – Autism in Museums 

Written in 2016 this explores how some museums use initiatives such as early openings and backpacks, to remove the barriers autistic people may face when visiting.

Top 5 tips for professionals: autism friendly museums.

Association of Independent Museums 

How do you welcome autism into your museum? 2014.

Autism Training

This National Autistic Society Video – Too Much Information is great for explaining how sensory overload can affect autistic people.

Other Resources 

State of Museum Access Report 2016 – Vocal Eyes. Museum websites are key to providing a warm welcome and pre-visit information. This report looks at what you need to consider putting on your website to welcome visitors with additional needs.