Cuts biting hard
Dan Parton writes (23rd May 2012) : More grim - but unsurprising - news this week for people with learning disabilities, their families and their carers: 1 in 4 people with learning disabilities now spend less than 1 hour outside of their home each day because of cuts to services, according to Mencap.
Research that helps us better understand who needs autism support
Two interesting pieces of research on autism were released inthe past week, and hopefully they will help more people with autismto get the right support more quickly. Firstly, a new report,'Estimating the Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Conditions in Adults:Extending the 2007 Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey',