Diagnosis – What Next??. David Williams, Cerebra. Diagnosis – a good thing?. Relief Fear Grief Blame So I’m not going mad then? What do I do now?. What now?. Learning to be a parent all over again Becoming the expert Who do I go to for help and information? Isolation
David Williams, Cerebra
So I’m not going mad then?
What do I do now?
‘Well, Mr Williams, your son has Asperger’s Syndrome. I can recommend an excellent book by Tony Attwood..’
Barriers: ‘He’s really quiet at school’; ‘He’s an intelligent boy’; ‘He’s not severe enough to need help’; ‘He’s not actually disabled, is he?’
Barriers: complexity of claim forms; stigma; negativity of claim form; lack of information; mis-information; lack of expert help
10 Regional Officers – 1 in Wales, 9 in England
Wills & Trusts
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