AUTISM IS NOT A MENTAL DISORDER

Without a change in the classification, autistic people will continue to suffer from inappropriate treatment by professionals who don’t understand the kind of support they need.

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Petition. Make your voice heard.

  Last year the subject of young people with autism and/or learning disabilities being detained unnecessarily in Assessment and Treatment Units (ATUs) gained coverage in national press. These in-patient facilities are intended for the short-term assessment, treatment and stabilisation of people with mental health conditions who display challenging behaviours. Shockingly though, there are young people […]