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NHS Choices Launches New Autism Package
Mar 18, 2008 (08:03 AM EDT)


LONDON, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- NHS Choices ( http://www.nhs.uk ), the digital 'front door' to the NHS, launches a new Autism package aimed to help people learn more about the condition and to get help.

Based on NHS accredited information, the features ( http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Autism/Pages/Autismhome.aspx ) enable users to learn more about the condition and provides them with clinically approved guidance to help them get a diagnosis for their children or themselves, access help and support and understand more about the condition. The autism bundle is the latest addition to the NHS Choices' extensive 'Live well' section of the NHS Choices site and includes five videos and real life stories.

"There is a lot of information on the web about autism but we hope that people with autism and carers will find the autism bundle a useful resource in everyday life especially since the information comes from a reliable and reputable source," said a spokesman.

Notes for Editors:

NHS Choices ( http://www.nhs.uk ) is the digital information service of the NHS that gives ordinary people the tools to make better, more informed choices about their treatments, health and wellbeing. It includes more than 80,000 pages of content, including video, interactive tools, daily news service news and lifestyle features. Users can also check and compare hospital and doctors profiles and performance on-line.

For further information, please contact NHS Choices on: +44(0)207-972-1812

CONTACT: For further information, please contact NHS Choices on:+44(0)207-972-1812