Topical Questions

Part of Health and Social Care – in the House of Commons on 18th June 2019.

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Photo of Rachael Maskell Rachael Maskell Shadow Minister (Transport)

In York, it has taken 46 weeks for children and young people to commence the diagnosis process for autism—and demand and the number of referrals is going up. It takes a further 12 months, once there is a positive diagnosis, for parents to even access the SEND—special educational needs and disability—course. Precisely what service improvements can families expect to see in the next 12 months, and how will they be achieved?