Roles and Responsibilities
Work Group chairs
Each work group is chaired by a member of the Governance Group. Work groups are responsible for delivering guidance, direction, and relevant expertise in the development/delivery of the priority work plans. Work groups have the authority to make decisions/recommendations regarding the approach adopted to deliver work plans.
Work Group members
Work group members have been drawn from a wide range of stakeholders in the wider autism community, including individuals with autism, carers, service and support providers, academia and others.
To enable collective approaches/decisions to be agreed for priority issues and to ensure Working Groups consider the wider picture in relation to whole strategy implementation, individual group members have been assigned a Work Group based on preference and expertise.
Group 1 Goal: Access to integrated service provision across the lifespan to address the multi-dimensional aspects of autism
Group 2 Goal: Access to appropriate transition planning across the lifespan
Group 3 Goal: Consistent adoption of good practice guidance in key areas of education, health and social care across all local authority areas
Group 4 Goal: Capacity and awareness building in mainstream services to ensure people with ASD are met with recognition and understanding of autism
Outcomes and Priorities