Generic professionals

This page provides information about specialist training materials designed for generic health and social care professionals that will enable to improve the care and practice they provide for patients with autism.


Autism skills and knowledge list

The list, developed jointly by Skills for Care, Skills for Health and the National Autistic Society, enables individual workers, or services and teams, to work out whether they have the knowledge and skills needed to provide a good service to people who have autism. Read more »

Autism: best practice interventions and support


This online course examines the key aspects of autism spectrum disorders, looking in detail at diagnosis, assessment and effective intervention. Read more »

Learning Resource on Autism Spectrum Disorders


This on-line learning resource, provided by NHS Education for Scotland, is designed for any professional who is working in the health care system at the primary care level. Read more »

The Autism Act 2009: developing specialist skills in autism practice


This Royal College of Nursing (RCN) guide explores how services might anticipate the needs of people with autism. Read more »