The Autism Centre of Excellence at Cambridge is currently focusing on partnership projects across five priorities identified by autistic people: diagnosis, health and wellbeing, education, employment and criminal justice.

The Autism Centre of Excellence at Cambridge (ACE) is working across 5 key priority areas, which you can learn about via the links below. These priority areas were identified via a comprehensive survey of 400 autistic people and family members.

Key priorities

Working in partnership 

The Autism Centre of Excellence at Cambridge develops partnerships with a wide variety of organisations to translate a high-quality evidence base into excellent services for autistic people, including:

Gesher school logo, featuring the words Engage, Empower, Educate.

Building on research

Our projects draw on scientific research wherever possible, carried out by the prestigious Autism Research Centre (ARC) at the University of Cambridge and collaborators in other leading academic institutions.


Our values

We believe that all people, regardless of autism, intellectual or language ability, have equal value and should have equal human rights.

About Us

The Autism Centre of Excellence at Cambridge (ACE) translates research excellence into transformational support, bringing evidence-based approaches to autistic people around the world through our ground-breaking partnerships.

A partner with

University of Cambridge Logo


ACE is charity registered in England and Wales, Reg. No: 1191599. Read our Privacy Statement.