In this interview Michael Kennedy discusses autism and the Mental Health Act (England and Wales), including recent revisions to the code of practice and how these may affect autistic people. Michael Kennedy is a long standing member of the Law Society Mental Health Tribunal Panel and a former Vice Chair of the Mental Health Lawyers Association. He has more than twenty years’ experience in the field of mental health law, and is Associate Lecturer at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Michael kindly agreed to be interviewed for Network Autism when he attended the NAS Autism and Mental Health conference in May 2015. We asked Michael a series of questions, you can vew the full interview or clips of the individual questions below.
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Author: Michael Kennedy
Date added: 18 November 2015