Long lasting health conditions in people with both autism and learning disabilities

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We wanted to know if adults with both autism and learning disabilities have more long term health conditions that other people.

What we did

We looked at how many people with both autism and learning disabilities have poor mental health.

We looked at how many people with both autism and learning disabilities have poor general health.

What we found

We found that people with both autism and learning disabilities have poorer mental health than other people.

We found that people with both autism and learning disabilities have poorer general health than other people.

What we will do next

We will write a report about this.

We will share this information across Scotland to make improvements to the health care of people with both autism and learning disabilities.