The system

 

This section lists directories , networks ,policy documents and organisations , of interest  to  families and professionals, affected by autism and associated conditions .

 Autism is lifelong, from childhood, through transition into adulthood and continues after the death of parents.

The start of the journey may well be your child’s school perhaps a health visitor or social worker, your family GP or even a concerned neighbour.

Thereafter there are public sector agencies to support you, such as Health, Education and Social Care.

The pages in this section will help point you towards the agencies, with the responsibility, often statutory, for providing you with appropriate and effective help.

The agencies are currently experiencing unprecedented organisational change, when this has settled, we hope to be able to assist you navigate a complex system.

Under the heading Service quality, NICE Guidelines and other important documents and organisations that promote define good safe practice are listed.