Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ's for Memberships
Who can apply for a membership?
At The A World UK, we are committed to providing support and assistance to autistic individuals and their families. To be eligible for a membership, individuals and families must meet the following eligibility criteria:
1. Official Autism Diagnosis: To apply for a membership, at least one member within the family must have an official autism diagnosis. We understand that autism is a life-long neurodevelopmental condition in which we support individuals of all ages.
2. Residence: Applicants must reside within one of the areas that we currently support. We aim to make our services accessible to as many individuals and families as possible, but our support is currently limited to specific geographic regions.
Why am I not eligible for a membership?
Currently our membership scheme is only available to applicants who have a formal autism diagnosis and live within the same council borough as one of our currently operating community stores. Please visit our areas we support page to see what current council boroughs are eligible.
What are the benefits of becoming a member?
Members receive priority event booking and easy access for requesting tickets for events, apply for our funded services, join our members only Facebook group and receive members only newsletters.
What is the cost of a membership?
Our standard membership costs £25 per year and covers up to 4 people. This means that for just £25, you and up to three others can enjoy the benefits of The A World UK membership, including priority ticket requests to events, apply for our funded services and more.
If you have a larger family, don't worry! We understand that some families are more extensive, and we offer the option to include additional individuals for just £5 per person. As of now, our memberships are available for groups of up to 6 people in total.
How long does a membership last, and how can I renew it?
A membership lasts for 12 months, one of our team will be in contact prior to your expiry date regarding your membership with the option to renew.