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Ant-Man and the Wasp – Review

“ANT-MAN AND THE WASP” So, after the juggernaut that was Avengers Infinity War it feels rather much a downgrade to suddenly be heading into another Ant-Man film, but we’ve got it here now. I was actually a big fan of

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Digital Kids Show 2018

Digital Kids Show 2018 Manchester Central, Manchester Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th November 2018 Enter discount code TLDKS10 at checkout to receive 10% off tickets! Digital Kids Show have announced heaps of new activities for families in Manchester this November

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Our June PDSG – Note

REMINDER: Our next Post-Diagnostic Support Group takes place on Wednesday 6th June between 12pm and 2pm at the Lifestyle Centre in Crewe.   This month our Guest Speaker will be Dr. John Biddulph whose presentation is titled “A personal perspective:

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NAS – “Your Autism Magazine” is out now!

Join today to receive Your Autism Magazine In the new edition of Your Autism Magazine, you can read an article by Natasha Lee, mum to James, Michael and George who are all autistic. Having battled to find the right support

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NAS – Q and A on changes to PIP Mobility

Q and A on changes to PIP Mobility Last year, the Government changed the way that PIP (Personal Independence Payment) is assessed. The changes made it harder for people to get the PIP Mobility component if the reason they had

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NHS England » STOMP

Stopping over medication of people with a learning disability, autism or both (STOMP) STOMP stands for stopping over medication of people with a learning disability, autism or both with psychotropic medicines. It is a national project involving many different organisations

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NHS70: Celebrating 70 years of the NHS

The National Health Service is turning 70 on 5th July 2018 It’s the perfect opportunity to celebrate the achievements of one of the nation’s most loved institutions, to appreciate the vital role the service plays in our lives, and to

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NAS – Tickets are available for The Autism Shows

Book your tickets to The Autism Shows taking place in London, Birmingham and Manchester in June! Dear Supporter, We’d like to invite you to this year’s Autism Shows. Come to this year’s show to: hear the UK’s leading autism professionals

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Social isolation is all too common for many autistic people

Hi Supporter You may remember the email I sent you recently − my name’s Marianne, and my ten-year-old boy, Alexander, is autistic. Alexander can make sounds but can’t speak, making it difficult for him to communicate with anyone, let alone

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Coeliac Awareness Week 2018 – What Health

Wed 9th May – Tue 15th May 2018 United Kingdom Coeliac Awareness Week aims to raise awareness about coeliac disease. This event is sponsored by Coeliac UK, an organization which provides support for people with this disease. Coeliac disease is

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NAS – Chris Packham, summer brunches and much more

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Childrens’ mental health: Thousands to miss out on help under government plans, say MPs

Ministers’ plans to improve support for children battling mental health problems will still leave thousands without the help they need, a powerful cross-party alliance of MPs has warned. The joint report by two Commons committees says plans to boost mental

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LDT – Exploring synesthesia’s relationship with autism

Learning Disability Today – News 03 May 2018 To James Wannerton my name, Darren, conjures the flavours of tinned carrots and I use lots of words, like ‘say’ and ‘said’, that taste ‘bacony’. “Psychologists at Sussex and Cambridge universities showed

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Easy Dressing with M&S

This range of easy dressing school uniform runs from age 2-16 and has been developed in collaboration with The National Autistic Society.   Share This Post:

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North Wales 3rd Annual Autism Conference

“Embracing The Autistic Voice to Transform Attitudes” Catrin Finch Centre, Glyndwr University, Wrexham LL11 2AW. Friday 19th October 2018 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Share This Post:

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Easy read guide on everyday banking

More than 1 in 100 people in the UK have autism. Autism is a spectrum condition. Some autistic people can struggle to access financial services due to complex information and jargon. Share This Post:

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Listening to your heartbeat can help with your feelings

BBC NEWS 24 Apr 2018 “I wish I could feel happy or excited” – Tom is trying a new treatment that could help people with autism to better recognise their emotions. Research shows the more someone can tune into their

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Why shouldn’t I be autistic and a student?

BBC News Sean Coughlan Education correspondent 27 April 2018 Getting into university is a challenge, but imagine if you’d also been told you shouldn’t even be in mainstream education. Hannah Khan, a high-achieving first year student at the University of

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