Autism

City and Hackney Autism Feedback and Accesible Services:

Please see the following consultation feedback provided by Autistic residents in Hackney on how to create accessible and ‘autistic friendly’ GP services

Feedback summary here

Useful resources:

  • Refer to the NAS website for up to date information relating to Autism

National Autistic Society

  • Reasonable adjustments:

NHS England has published information on how to make reasonable adjustments when working with autistic people.

NHS England » Making information and the words we use accessible

  • Health passports:

The National Autistic Society (NAS) health passport is designed to help autistic people communicate their needs to doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals. Autistic people can complete the passport and take it to health appointment with them. It can help support professionals to make the appropriate reasonable adjustments (regarding communication and the physical environment).

Health_Passport_A4_2020.pdf (thirdlight.com)

Health_Passport_Guide_A4_2020.pdf (thirdlight.com)