Autism

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:41 pm on 29th March 2018.

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Photo of Barry Sheerman Barry Sheerman Labour/Co-operative, Huddersfield 2:41 pm, 29th March 2018

We are very impressed by the work that the hon. Lady’s group is doing, but I am slightly nervous about one thing that I am picking up in her speech. A lot of people I meet in the autism community do not like the word “condition”, because it presupposes that it is an illness, which it is not.