"I Always Kinda Knew" - Midlands North West MEP Reveals Autism Diagnosis

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan made the announcement on World Autism Awareness Day.

A Midlands North West MEP says he was diagnosed with Autism in February.

Independent rep Luke 'Ming' Flanagan revealed the news today on World Autism Awareness Day.

He says he always "kinda knew," but it really helps to know.

New research shows people with autism face discrimination when accessing education and health services. 

As I Am's "Same Chance Report", showing 53% of people with autism had to obtain their diagnosis privately. 

Over half don't believe the education system is inclusive, with almost 1 in 3 children experiencing a reduced school timetable without the consent of their parent.

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