Read the 10 year review of autism act

I can’t find it on the NAS where I downloaded it from?

The autism act now includes children & young people
Diagnosis must be within 13 weeks from referral
Prisons must disclose how many ASD / suspected ASD prisoners in their care
Every authority must create ASD social work teams

For the National Autistic Society’s take on said Act ten years on :


Autism Act 2009 … full sp :

Autism Act 2009

Click on any of the following links WITHIN the above link :

Introductory Text

1.Autism strategy

2.Guidance by the Secretary of State

3.Local authorities and NHS bodies: duty to act under guidance



6.Extent, commencement and short title