What the partnership board does:

The Sheffield Autism Partnership Board holds to account Sheffield City Council, Clinical Commissioning Group and Sheffield Health and Social Care Trust to implement the requirements of the Autism Act (2009), the Department of Health's subsequent national Adult Autism Strategy and Statutory Guidance, and the Care Act (2014).

The aim is to:

  • make Sheffield an autism friendly city
  • ensure the views of autistic people and their families and carers drive change and contribute directly to planning
  • raise the profile of autism in Sheffield
  • improve the experience and life chances of autistic people

What we have been doing:

  • including autism in the joint strategic needs assessment for Sheffield
  • improving the DWP experience for autistic people
  • raising the need for more suitable housing for autistic people
  • co-producing Sheffield’s autism strategy

How you can get involved:

You can attend board meetings. We meet every 2 months at the Circle, Rockingham Lane, Sheffield S1 4FW.

Participation is voluntary and the position carries no salary. However expenses will be paid in line with Sheffield City Council’s expenses policy. If you want to attend a meeting please contact us first so we can discuss what your interest is.

You can find out more about the Sheffield Autism Partnership Board by clicking the links below:

Sheffield Autistic Society

Sheffield City Council

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