People can be puzzled by the diagnosis they or their child have been given. Over the years, different terms have been used for autism. Find out about different autism profiles, diagnostic tools and criteria.
Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is a benefit paid for children who need additional care or supervision because they have a disability or health condition. Find out more about the options.
Education, health and care plans (often simply referred to as ‘plans’) can be accessible for children and young people from 0 – 25 years of age, if the young person stays in some form of education or training.
Suggestions on how to successfully communicate and resolve differences with your child’s school, local or education authority. This includes knowing your education policies and sharing autism knowledge and resources.
Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a benefit for working age people who have a disability or long-term health problem and have difficulty or need help with daily living activities and/or getting about.