Our Board of Trustees meets formally four times per year. All key decisions, including the allocation of funds for research, are taken at full meetings of the Trustee Board.

Board apprentices

Our two Board Apprentices were appointed in August 2018. They will spend twelve months as Board observers, learning about charity governance and sharing their perspectives and views on the many issues discussed by the trustees. At the end of their year's training, our apprentices will be in a position to join a Board as full trustees/directors, either at Autistica or elsewhere.