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Suffolk-wide autism survey is launched

PUBLISHED: 14:00 25 February 2015

Alan Murray

Alan Murray

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A Suffolk-wide adult autism survey has been launched.

The county council launched the 2015 adult autism survey a fortnight ago as part of its commitment to empower adults in Suffolk to live independent, healthy and fulfilled lives within their local communities.

The survey can be completed by adults with autism themselves, their carers or together. Responses will help the county council learn more about what is important for people living in Suffolk with autism and help to ensure there are innovative and accessible local community led support networks available.

Alan Murray, Suffolk County Council’s cabinet member for health and adult care, said: “We would like to hear about experiences in accessing local services and through this raise awareness of the voluntary community support groups in place that will help those affected by autism to lead a healthy and fulfilling life.

“Responses to the survey will help to identify new and exciting ways that will inspire Suffolk people to work together and support each other to build ‘autism friendly communities’. I encourage all those with lives affected by autism to take part in the survey and help us shape better support going forward.”

The survey can be found online at www.surveymonkey.com/s/adultautismsuffolk

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