Everything you need to know Overview What is the Autism Act? We explain the legislation, the adult autism strategy, and what it means to autistic adults. 2010 strategy The first ever strategy for autistic adults in England, published in 2010 to implement the Autism Act. 2014 strategy Think Autism is the latest programme of action the Government will take to implement the Autism Act. Statutory guidance Statutory guidance ensures the implementation of the 2014 adult autism strategy. Practical guidance A guide for local authorities and local health bodies on implementing the adult autism strategy.