New Autistic-led Taskforce: ‘Productive Irritants’ To Campaign For Change

There has been no shortage of attempts to improve the lives of autistic people. From laws, strategies, guidance and action plans, policy makers have sought to speed up diagnosis, change public perceptions and enforce rights to the UK’s estimated 700,000 autistic people and their families. While there has been some improvement – there is now more public awareness, educational support, and peer-led community support than previously – we also have the legacy of abuse scandals, preventable deaths, and mother blaming, for example that highlighted by the ‘Justice for LB’ campaign.

Source: New Autistic-led Taskforce: ‘Productive Irritants’ To Campaign For Change

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