Consultation: Adult Autism Statutory Guidance

The Department of Health seeks views on new guidance to support ‘Think Autism’ and the adult autism strategy.

This is to support the implementation of Think Autism which is the update to the 2010 adult autism strategy.

The updates to the existing guidance are in line with the progress made since 2010 and changes in recent legislation.

The consultation looks at:

staff training
identification and diagnosis of autism in adults
planning of services move from being children to adults
local planning and leadership
preventative support and safeguarding
reasonable adjustments
supporting people with complex needs
employment for adults with autism
working with the Criminal Justice system

Find out more and download the consultation documents here.