Autistic Hull man goes home after 15 years in hospital

Autistic Hull man goes home after 15 years in hospital

Image caption, The 32-year-old “first went into hospital when he was 17 because he tried to self-harm”, says Mrs Clarke A man with autism who has spent nearly half his life detained in a mental health hospital has been released after a long campaign by his mother. Ryan Clarke, 32, had been in hospital since 2006. His mother, Sharon, from Doncaster said he was “over the moon” to return home after 15 years. In July the National Autistic Society (NAS) said the number of autistic people confined to mental health units in England was a “national scandal”. Mr Clarke […]

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