This report summarises all of the legislation, policy, guidance and codes of practice which are relevant or partly-relevant to the care of young people with autism. It will help commissioners and providers ensure that the services they provide are always in line with their statutory duties and obligations.
This section also provides families and young people with a full understanding of their legal rights and entitlements.
Individual documents (policies, pieces of legislation etc.) can be opened via links embedded in the report.
This section collates all NICE guidelines which are relevant to young people with autism. It is intended to help both commissioners and providers ensure that they deliver appropriate care for young people with autism by setting out the principles of effective treatment, quality standards and decision-making pathways.
Families and young people with autism may also find this section helpful as it sets out the type and standard of treatment to which they are entitled.