Information on Autism
This section provides information on autism and Asperger's syndrome including Wiltshire Employment Support Team (WEST) and the Adult Autism Strategy.
What is autism?
Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people.
What is Asperger's syndrome?
Asperger's syndrome is a form of autism and is mostly a 'hidden disability'.
Supporting people with autism in to employment
Wiltshire Employment Support Team (WEST) supports people with autistic spectrum condition to find varying levels of paid employment.
Wiltshire Autism Strategy
The strategy sets out key actions and recommendations for central government on providing 'fulfilling and rewarding lives' for adults with autism.
Autism Parent's Programme
SWAPP is a partnership programme between parents and their child’s setting or school that aims to build an understanding of autism.
Employment support for people with Autism
Find out information about where to get advice, information and support in the different stages of employment.