National Autism Project – The Westminster Commission on Autism: a spectrum of obstacles

The Westminster Commission on Autism recently published a report of its enquiry into access to healthcare for autistic people (A Spectrum of Obstacles). The report identified a number of impediments to access including inadequate training of health professionals and poor understanding of autism and the problems that autistic people face in their daily lives. The report recommends an annual health check for autistic people, better leadership on autism within NHS England and improved resources for research and support.t

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