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Autism Programme

The current Autism Programme at NDTi emerged through the Care Education and Treatment Review process

Numerous hospitals (ATUs) were unable to accommodate reasonable adjustments to enable autistic experts to take part.

The team shared their concern for the people who are detained in these environments and asked us to consider how their needs are being met, if theirs couldn’t be.

Our work is led and shaped by Autistic Experts and Associates lived and professional experience of neurodiversity which is still very much misunderstood in health, social care and education settings.

Our work to date includes:

In the recording below Jez (Bethany’s Dad) and NDTi Associate Ann Memmott share their experience on the importance and value of involving autistic people. Hear about the support the NDTi team gave to Bethany and the difference this made.

The recording dates from 1st October 2020 as part of NDTi's Still Radical Festival.

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