02:02AM, Wednesday 27 March 2013
Initially running for one year, the role will be funded by NHS Berkshire, and will help improve the life opportunities for autistic adults supported by the council; of which there are more than 80.
The strategy, which was created following a consultation with key stakeholders, has a series of quality outcomes it hopes to achieve including ensuring adults with autism are satisfied with local services.
Cllr David Coppinger, cabinet member for adult services, health and sustainability, said it looks at 'the whole picture' and how the council can help autistic adults lead 'fuller lives'.
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