Dataset for "Informed, involved or empowered? A typology of Western European autism policy, with a focus on designing policies for autistic empowerment"



The dataset consists of policy mapping to identify the characteristics of autism-specific, national-level policies from within the Western European and Others group as designated by the UN. The following data is included:

- List and download locations of autism policies.
- Coding data for policy instruments, including Category (as per Schneider and Ingram's typology), Instrument Type, Conditions, Goals, Actors and Funding.
- NVivo analysis of policy documents showing most frequently used words.
Date made available20 Sept 2020
PublisherUniversity of Bath
Temporal coverage2008 - 2018
Date of data production2018 - 2019
Geographical coverageWestern Europe

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