Press Release – National Autistic Society announces new Director


Jane Harris

The National Autistic Society (NAS) – the UK’s leading autism charity, is delighted to announce the appointment of Jane Harris as Director of External Affairs and Social Change. She will start in early January 2015.

Jane, currently Managing Director of Campaigns and Engagement at Leonard Cheshire Disability, was previously Associate Director of Communications and Campaigns at Rethink Mental Illness, chaired the campaigns group of the Mental Health Alliance and was part of the leadership team for the Time to Change campaign.

The NAS relies on the support of its members and donors to continue its vital work for people with autism. To become a member, make a donation or to find out more about the work of the NAS, visit the NAS website

For more information about autism and for help in your area, call the NAS Autism Helpline on: 0808 800 4104 10am-4pm, Monday to Friday, (free from landlines and most mobiles).

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