Shirley Foundation

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The Shirley Foundation, based in the UK, was established in 1996 by Dame Stephanie Shirley, who gave a substantial endowment to establish a charitable trust fund. The fund is used to initiate and support many projects, relating to IT and autism.

Awards have been given as follows:

£15m has been given to the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists and the Oxford Internet Institute.

Over £50m has been given for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Major gifts[edit]

Selected other gifts[edit]

1994-1999
Lifetime Economics of Autism
Good Autism Practice
Autism99
Distance Learning Certificate (Autism)
Volprof Charity Talks
Music for Children with Autism
All-Party Parliamentary Group for Autism
AutismConnect
Rycroft Assessment Centre (Autism)
Institute of Charitable Trustees
Welsh All-Party Group — later Autism Cymru
IT Centre, Wirral Autistic Society
Autism Initiatives
Virtual City — Nottingham University
Autism West Midlands
Scottish All-Party Group — Scottish Society for Autism
Jigsaw
Housing for Autism
Prevalence of Autism
Kaimes School for Autism, Edinburgh
Welsh School for Autism, Brondyffryn
Public Information Booklet — All about ASD
Public Information Booklet — for people with autism
Guide to Commissioning Services — Autism
Website: Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities

2000-2005
Disability Equality in Education
Psychological Aspects of Autism
Pyramid Educational Trust
Autism Funders’ Network Seminar on Autism
Advocacy/Expert Witness Service for Autism
PACE for the future
Music Therapy Conference (autism session)
Research into sleep disorders in children with autism
World Health Organisation (WHO) — Autism
Epidemiology of Asperger's syndrome
PEACH
Autism Awareness Day
Fundraising Advisory Service for Autistic Charities
Kaspar/National Alliance for Autism Research
New Philanthropy Capital — Autism Review
New York School for Autism
Lifetime Economics of Autism (update)

2006-2010
History of Autism — Conversations with the Pioneers
Autism Speaks
The Hoffmann Foundation for Autism
WHO Europe — Autism
Autism Forum
King Ecgbert's School Integrated Resource
WHO Global — Autism
Mortality & Morbidity in people with Autism
Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities
Oz child (music scholarship for autism)
Biomarkers in ASD and intellectual disability

2011-2015
Roundway Centre for Speech and Language Therapy
World Autism Awareness Exhibition
Ethics of Asperger’s syndrome
Autism biomarker study
Specialisterne Ireland
Global Health Network — Autism
Childhood Disintegrative Disorder Study
Employment and Autism
Quality of Life metrics — Autism

Accounts March 2015.pdf

External links[edit]

Contact[edit]

The Shirley Foundation
Videcom House
Newtown Road
Henley on Thames
Oxfordshire
RG9 1HG