Shopping can be a challenging experience for children on the autistic spectrum. With increased restrictions on where we can and can't go due to the coronavirus pandemic, our shopping habits have come under scrutiny. Here, Rachel Clinkard, from shoe retailer Charles Clinkard, shares how their business has been able to adapt their shops to make them more autism-friendly.
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After a long-overdue process of reviews, the outline of proposed reforms to the Mental Health Act was announced by the Department of Health and Social Care. Under the proposed reforms, there will be changes to how detentions are administered, and what the focus of care will be. But what the implications of the changes for people with a learning disability and/or autism?