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Autism strategy

Back in 2009, we made history by driving a campaign to get the Government to recognise and support autistic people through an Autism Act in England, leading to an autism strategy.

This section explains Think Autism, the latest autism strategy launched in 2014, and the statutory guidance which supports the strategy.

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Everything you need to know

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Overview

What is the Autism Act? We explain the legislation, the adult autism strategy, and what it means to autistic adults.
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2010 strategy

The first ever strategy for autistic adults in England, published in 2010 to implement the Autism Act.

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2014 strategy

Think Autism is the latest programme of action the Government will take to implement the Autism Act.
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Statutory guidance

Statutory guidance ensures the implementation of the 2014 adult autism strategy.

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Practical guidance

A guide for local authorities and local health bodies on implementing the adult autism strategy.

Autism Helpline Number: 0808 800 4104
Last updated: 05/05/2016 09:53:07