Accessing community care for autistic children and young people is slightly different depending on where you live in the UK. You have a right to an assessment of your support needs if you have an apparent need. Young carers and carers of children under 18 have different assessments to adult carers of adults. Read specific information about accessing support in your nation, including how to make a complaint.

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We have a number of template letters to help you to communicate with your local authority and details about where to get benefits and care advice.

 

Last reviewed April 2018