This guidance and self-assessment framework is to help support Local Authorities and NHS organisations and their partners to implement the statutory guidance 'Implementing 'Fulfilling and rewarding lives' in their localities.
The self-assessment is primarily for commissioners as a template to begin their planning to respond to the statutory guidance
Autism training and awareness online resources
The Department of Health has published Fulfilling and Rewarding Lives: Evaluating Progress. This sets out key outcomes and service ambitions for local organisations to check progress on implementing the Adult Autism Strategy.
DH has also funded a series of on-line training resources and booklets to increase awareness and understanding of autism across all public services.
This builds on a body of work, including recently issued statutory guidance that sets a clear direction for how health and social care services should implement the autism strategy.
These tools will enable local areas to assess their own progress and drive change towards achieving the goals set in the Adult Autism Strategy and implementing the statutory guidance.