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I EXSIST Campaign

SAAS will have key speaker carol pover from the NAS @ there conference on the 7th May talking about there national campaign 63% of adults with autism do not have enough support to meet their needs. 60% of parents say that a lack of support has resulted in their son or daughter having higher support needs in the long term. A third of adults (33%) say they have experienced severe mental health difficulties because of a lack of support. Over 60% of adults with Asperger syndrome or high-functioning autism have struggled to receive support from their local authority and/or health service. Of these, 52% were told that they do not fit easily into mental health or learning disability services. 61% of adults rely on their families for financial support and 40% live at home with their parents. 92% of parents are worried about their son's or daughter's future when they are no longer able to support them. hear more about the campaign @ our conference in may book online now see conference link on main homepage

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