Improving access to health and social care for people with autism
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Improving access to health and social care for people with autism

Jill Aylott Senior lecturer and research lead, Centre for professional and organisation development, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Sheffield Hallam University

This article explores ways in which practitioners can enable better access to a range of health and social care services for children and adults with autism and Asperger syndrome. Practical strategies to improve communication and reduce anxiety in patients with autism are discussed.

Nursing Standard. 24, 27,47-56. doi: 10.7748/ns2010.03.24.27.47.c7621

Correspondence

j.aylott@shu.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review