Throughout 2019, the National Autistic Society will be campaigning to make sure the Government improves support for autistic children and adults.
In November 2009, the Autism Act became law. A strategy was created to improve the services available to autistic adults, and to create statutory guidance. The act put a legal duty on government, councils and health services to provide specific support for autistic adults and their families, in England.
The Government is reviewing the autism strategy this year, which has given the National Autistic Society the opportunity to campaign for change.
Their campaign will include working with the All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism (APPGA, a cross-party group of MPs and Lords) to investigate the current state of care and support for autistic children and adults.
You can help their efforts by taking their survey, and telling them about your experiences of autism services.