SCIE: The adult social care workforce in England. National Audit Office report

A report that considers the Department of Health & Social Care’s role in overseeing the adult social care workforce and assesses whether the size and structure of the care workforce are adequate to meet users’ needs for care now, and in the future, in the face of financial challenges and a competitive labour market.

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Network Autism: Barriers to health care for autistic people

Patrick Sims, a freelance autism writer, discusses some of the difficulties that autistic people may face in accessing quality health care. Patrick offers some simple strategies that health care professionals could take, with minimal cost, that would improve the experiences of autistic people.

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Network Autism: Executive functioning problems in autism: a personal perspective

Finn Gardiner is a community educator, researcher, advocate, and designer, currently working with the Lurie Institute for Disability Policy at Brandeis University and the Autistic Self Advocacy Network.  In this article, he explains how executive functioning problems impact on his life and work, and shares some solutions that work for him.

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