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I've had worse care because of who I am

"In my area, until very recently, we had no post diagnostic support for adults with autism at all. You can go and get a diagnosis, and that will be that. You get a leaflet."
"As long as someone who lives down the road in the poorest area cannot afford to pay for the most expensive private care which is available, they're missing something. Someone is getting specialised care or specialised support that the other person is not getting. So that imbalance remains. "
"There are a lot of old people who don't have anyone. They come into hospital and they do not have anyone who can speak for them. And that's a scary position to be in."
"One of our ladies is a quadriplegic. She's been in palliative care quite a few times. And they basically leave them. ‘Oh, well, does it really matter?’"
"When you get doctors who have to explain, maybe, an operation, they could break that down for people with learning disabilities to make it easier for them to understand. "
"In the antenatal period, nobody was really aware of what that might be like for a lesbian. At a time when people weren't really out about being gay and lesbian parents. "
"There's huge health inequalities for autistic women. Not just getting a diagnosis, but getting any healthcare after you have been diagnosed. Because all of a sudden everything becomes your autism, the broken leg, the scratch on your finger. It's all autism."