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Press Release – Get Maisie Home Campaign – 13 year old girl with autism placed  under Section 3 of Mental Health Act 60 miles from family home.
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Press Release – Get Maisie Home Campaign – 13 year old girl with autism placed under Section 3 of Mental Health Act 60 miles from family home.

Maisie is a 13- year-old girl who has autism. She self harms and because of this she is currently under Section 3 of the Mental Health Act. She has been placed into hospital, 60 miles away from her family home. SANE, the national mental health charity, ...
Victory for adults with autism as new care system changes to recognise hidden needs
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Victory for adults with autism as new care system changes to recognise hidden needs

The National Autistic Society (NAS) announced a victory today for adults with autism as changes to the new care system have recognised their hidden needs. The new national eligibility criteria for care and support can be found here. The Care Act regulation...
Survey by National Autistic Society found half of adults with autism have been “abused by someone they trusted as a friend”
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Survey by National Autistic Society found half of adults with autism have been “abused by someone they trusted as a friend”

The National Autistic Society (NAS) - have today launched their 'Careless Campaign,' The NAS state on their Facebook Page: 'With a consultation under way on the government's new criteria for eligibility for adults to access social care, we're deeply concern...