Taking responsibility: good practice guidelines for services - adults with asperger syndrome
National Autistic Society, 2002 - 84 pages
This book is essential reading for anyone who works with adolescents or adults with high functioning autism or Asperger syndrome. This includes health, housing, social care, secondary schools, universities and employment agencies. This book is essential reading for anyone who works with adolescents or adults with high functioning autism or Asperger syndrome. This includes health, housing, social care, secondary schools, universities and employment agencies. The guidelines offered are the result of a three year Avon Asperger Syndrome Project which Andrew managed. The guidelines are practical and clearly set out, based on good practice and the real needs of very vulnerable people whose needs are all too often not always addressed.
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Appendix A UK Asperger syndromeautistic spectrum disorder
adults with Asperger agencies anxiety approach areas Asperger syndrome assessment of need audit authorities and health autistic spectrum disorders awareness sessions Barnard Bath and North behaviour Berkshire carers Children Act Community Care Act community care assessment Connexions Personal Adviser continued education counselling Department of Health diagnosis of Asperger diagnostic assessment employment ensure example genetic counselling Greater Manchester guidelines health trusts Howlin Hyndburn identify individual information resource intervention learning disability learning support London mental health difficulties multi-disciplinary National Autistic Society needs of adults NHS and Community North East Somerset North Somerset offer parents person centred planning person with Asperger Planning Group practice programme Project psychiatric psychiatrists psychologists relationships require residential SENCO senior manager Service needs service provision social groups social services social worker someone with Asperger specialist specific training staff students with Asperger supported housing transition understanding unitary authorities Whilst World Health Organisation