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TreeHouse is a United Kingdom charity working to improve the quality of life of children diagnosed with autism and their families, and to inform the general public about autism spectrum disorders. TreeHouse was established in 1997 by parents of children with autism. The current chief executive is Ian Wylie. The current chairman is Nick Baldwin.
TreeHouse has three basic strategic objectives:
- To serve children with autism by developing forms of teaching designed especially for them at TreeHouse School, the charity's flagship school in London.
- To help people with autism and their families gain a greater understanding of the effects of autism.
- To encourage national decision-makers and the general public to make wise, well-informed choices and to separate fact from fiction regarding those with autism.
There have been a number of fundraising efforts for TreeHouse, including an ongoing appeal for funds called "Ambitious About Autism". In particular, author Nick Hornby, whose son has autism, has donated the proceeds from a number of his projects to the TreeHouse Trust.