To investigate and understand the ways in which autistic people have been affected by COVID-19, Autism-Europe conducted an online survey from March 23rd to June 15th, 2020. The survey aimed at assessing the effects of the COVID-19 lockdown on the daily lives of autistic people and their families, including their access to support services, education, employment and healthcare, etc.
AE report: Impact of COVID-19 on autistic people and their families across Europe
Last modification: 22/01/2021
Released in December 2020, this report outlines the findings of the survey conducted by Autism-Europe, as well as incorporates media reports and findings from its member’s associations and academia, to bring awareness to the experiences and challenges of autistic people and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have outlined recommendations for how autistic people and their families can be better supported during the pandemic and beyond.