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Last updated: 29th September 2014
For people of any age with autism, getting out and about can be difficult. Day-to-day activities such as shopping or using public transport can cause confusion and anxiety.
Parents and carers may also be interested in applying for blue badge.
Taking children and some adults to the dentist can be a very stressful experience. Here are some strategies to help make the experience better for everyone involved.
Going to the doctor can be a stressful experience for people with an autism or Asperger syndrome. Here are some strategies that can help.
Information about applying for a provisional licence, financial help with buying a car and driving lessons, what to do if you have an accident and the blue badge scheme.
Information for people with autism and their parents and carers about dealing with the criminal justice system.
An eye test is recommended for all children, and for adults every two years. Here is some guidance for parents, carers and adults on the spectrum about what to expect from an eye care appointment.
Having a haircut can be upsetting for a child with autism for many reasons. This section explains why and suggests some strategies to try.
Ideas for holidays and days out at autism-friendly venues plus tips for taking a child on the autism spectrum to different leisure venues.
Our autism hospital passport is designed to help people with autism when receiving medical treatment in hospital.
Parents often ask for strategies to use when they take their children with autism to their places of worship. This section addresses many of these questions.
Trips to the shops can become stressful experiences for your child with autism and the rest of your family. These strategies may help to reduce some of the difficulties.
We have adult and community services throughout the UK for people with autism and their families. Find out more.
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