Publication - Research and analysis

Learning disability and autism provision in the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2003: findings from a scoping exercise

Published: 12 Jan 2017
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781786527103

Findings to help assess provisions for people with learning disabilities and autism in the Mental Health Act.

Learning disability and autism provision in the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2003: findings from a scoping exercise
Note about terminology

Note about terminology

Throughout this report, the term 'autism' will be used to refer to autistic spectrum disorders ( ASD) or autistic spectrum conditions ( ASC), including Asperger Syndrome. The terms 'autism' and 'learning disability' both cover a broad range of conditions.

The word 'participants' is used to refer to all those individuals who took part in the scoping study - as survey respondents, interviewees or workshop attendees.


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