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Social Care

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

  • Advocacy and Self Advocacy
  • Residential Care
  • Short Breaks
  • Social Groups
  • Supported Living

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