National Training Framework for Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Development of a National Training Framework for Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Mackay, T.A.W.N. and Dunlop, A.W. ( 2004) Glasgow: National Autistic Society and University of Strathclyde.
Summary of focus
A national survey of the training undertaken by and training needs of a range of professionals from health, education and social work and social care disciplines. Parents, family members and individuals on the autism spectrum are also included.
Outcomes & Conclusions
A “state of the nation” overview of the range and level of training undertaken by a range of professionals and individuals with a personal interest in ASD.
21 recommendations in areas relating to;
- Developing a national training framework
- Training providers
- Local training strategies