Date: 09/03/2023

Hospitals and other clinical settings can be overwhelming and unpredictable environments, which increases stress when an autistic person is already feeling unwell.

 Simple adjustments and modifications to the setting and procedures can make appointments more comfortable.  This resource ‘More than Words’, produced by the Economic and Social Research Council, University of Brighton and Boing Boing makes clear recommendations for accommodations that can be made by medical practitioners.  Although this is based on research within the NHS in England, the information is widely applicable to all clinical settings. 


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