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Five-year NHS autism research strategy for England

A five-year NHS autism research strategy, to facilitate the use of the best current evidence when making decisions about autism services provided by or paid for by the NHS in England. Introduction Autism is not a rare condition (about 1–2% of … Read Article about Five-year NHS autism research strategy for England

HEAR ME, SEE ME: Autism advocacy and communication in a healthcare setting 

About the session This is an online session for healthcare professionals. At least 1 in every 100 people are autistic.  For those who are neurodiverse, living in a neurotypical world, it doesn't always feel like you are being advocated … Read Article about HEAR ME, SEE ME: Autism advocacy and communication in a healthcare setting 

Autism Peer Support

Have a say in the future of Peer Support for Autistic people Health Education England (HEE) are exploring what capabilities are required for people that become peer support workers for autistic people. These capabilities will cover the skills, … Read Article about Autism Peer Support

National strategy for autistic children, young people and adults: 2021 to 2026

The government’s national strategy for improving the lives of autistic people and their families and carers in England, and implementation plan for 2021 to 2022. … Read Article about National strategy for autistic children, young people and adults: 2021 to 2026

The treatment of autistic people and people with learning disabilities: a report from the House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee

Information below extracted from the summary of the full report: https://committees.parliament.uk/publications/6669/documents/71689/default/ - some sentences shortened/simplified. The poor treatment of autistic people and people with learning … Read Article about The treatment of autistic people and people with learning disabilities: a report from the House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee

The NHS has recently launched the 'Help Us, Help You' campaign. The campaign encourages people to contact their GP if they are worried about a symptom that could be cancer. Find out more: NHS.uk/cancersymptoms ...