Social care services are designed for assessing the needs of, and providing support to people on the autism spectrum in the community.
In the UK, those services may be provided by the local social services/social work department, by a social enterprise or not-for-profit organisation, or by a parent or carer.
Social care services include
This glossary is designed to explain some of the jargon and gobbledygook used by some people when they talk about autism or research..
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