Using case studies and examples that show the reader how to put theory into practice in multi-disciplinary settings, Education and Care for Adolescents and Adults with Autism clearly explains how changes in policy and provision have affected how young people and adults with autism are cared for and educated. The author highlights current problematic outcomes from a multi-agency perspective and offers:Up-to-date and accessible information on the nature and affects of Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) A detailed chronology of legislation across disciplines Recommendations on family issues surrounding the care and education of those with ASD Possible intervention programs Appropriate strategies for use in care settings, education settings, and at homeBased on years of experience, this resource offers a range of strategies for all those working with or caring for adolescents and adults with ASD.

Appropriate Provision in Care Settings

Appropriate provision in care settings

This chapter explores:

  • current aspects of care provision for adults with ASDs;
  • key issues for adults with ASDs;
  • key areas of ASD difficulty within a care setting;
  • effective strategies.


Provision in care settings will automatically involve issues relating to housing, employment, leisure and health and we are currently seeing major changes at national level as a result of many reports and government initiatives identifying specific areas requiring improvement. The overarching aim is to empower adults with learning difficulties to have a greater say over the provision they engage with and to improve every aspect of their life to ensure they have rights, choices and access to healthcare and are included in their communities and wider society. At ...

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