Sunday, March 11, 2012

New Strategy to Help Adults with Autism

 This is definitely one of those areas that gets me riled up -- autism isn't just about cute little children. Fortunately children today have the benefit of so many therapies and interventions. But what about those adults who are in the community today? So, we go to England to learn about its strategy for adults on the spectrum.

HAMPSHIRE, England -- A new approach to helping adults with autism is being set out by the Hampshire Autism Partnership Board and is now out for a three-month consultation.
The draft Hampshire Autism Strategy for Adults is the first part of a ‘lifespan autism strategy. The second part, for children, will be published in 2013.
The strategy aims to give adults with autism the same opportunities as anyone else to live a rewarding and fulfilling life,

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