New Autism and Mental Health Toolkit for Mental Health Professionals

The Green Light 2013 Toolkit, launched in the UK aims to inform as well as provide a guide for mental health professionals working with autistic individuals and people with learning disabilities. A report carried out last year by the National Development Team for inclusion (NDTi) found that some areas of England had begun to make […]

Mencap offers support to UK family members with learning disabilities like autism

  John and Andrew are twins with autism who live in the United Kingdom. They both also suffer from learning difficulties and mental health issues, which make their daily lives challenging. Their father took early retirement to help with their care. When he passed away from cancer, their mother was overwhelmed, until she contacted Mencap. […]