Act Now For Autism is a core group of people passionate about the future and well-being of children and adults with autism and associated conditions in the UK.
Act Now For Autism are campaigning against aspects of the Welfare Reform Bill, specifically the WCA, Work Programme and the impact of the changeover to Universal Credit and PIP. We are ardently campaigning for advocacy to be offered to anyone who has to have a face-to-face assessment.
It’s not just about money, many parents and carers are being placed under
extreme pressure because of the cuts to budgets and changes to
benefits. How are the cuts and
benefit changes impacting on your lives? Have you lost any services or
do you have to fight to keep them? Have any of your front line
professionals left leaving fewer people to work with more families? Are
you feeling the impact of the 'bedroom tax'?
Would you be willing to write a short piece about how the cuts or benefit changes have impacted on your life? We
don’t need names but we need to know the LA region as we would like to cover as much of the UK as we