Read some of the real-life stories and experiences that partners of people with autism and Asperger syndrome have shared with us.

Being married to a man with Asperger syndrome

A diagnosis is vital

My husband's late diagnosis

A sense of community

Melanie's story

Now that I know

Mary's story

You can find more personal stories, from older autistic adults and those close to them, in the Autism and ageing section of our website.