By Kieran Rose, Autistic Ambassador and author of The Autistic Advocate.
“Health and Education Professionals in the UK are, on the whole, dangerously illiterate about Autism”
If you live in the UK and you believe your child is Autistic or displays behaviours you cannot understand, who do you turn to?
Their Health visitor? The school or Nursery? The GP? The Internet?
In a way, it doesn’t really matter, because no matter which direction you turn to, you’re going to be met with a mine full of misinformation, Autistic illiteracy and frankly, dangerous neglect.
If you’re lucky enough and wealthy enough to be able to afford to be in a position where you can go for a Private diagnosis for Autism, you might want to think twice and check before you do. Most local Authorities in the UK: the NHS, the Council and…
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