For professionals

Training and Education

We can offer bespoke training and education for groups of professionals and organisations focussing on awareness and practical steps that can be taken to improve access to family justice for the neurodivergent community. Please contact one of our team if you would like to know more. 


This page is regularly updated with the latest guidance and toolkits which can assist family justice professionals working with neurodivergent children and adults:

The Advocates Gateway Toolkits provide a wealth of information relevant to representing or questioning a neurodivergent person.

The Family Justice Council is preparing best practice guidance in relation to neurodivergence in the family justice system which will be linked here once published (under resources).

Four excellent guides to Autism by Professor Rob George and Professor Anna Remington of UCL for judges in the family court; for family lawyers; for court staff; and for reception staff and chambers clerks.

Autism and the Family Court – A Guide for Lawyers

Autism and the Family Court – A Guide for Court Staff

Autism and the Family Court – A Guide for Judges

Autism and the Family Court – A Guide for Law Firm Staff and Chambers Clerks

The UCL Autism and the Family Court web page can be found here.


Recordings from our events will be posted here:

Promoting Access to Justice for Neurodivergent Children and Adults in the Family Justice System Conference

24 April 2024, hosted by Slaughter & May