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Liaising with the NAS – Your Voice

We have some parents who are liaising with the National Autistic Society regarding their experience of attending face to face assessments for DWP disability benefit Employment Support Allowance.     They would like to give a voice for other people

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NAS New Online Community

The National Autistic Society – Welcome to our new online Community! Share This Post:

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Anime Amigos June Vlog Update

The Anime Amigos vlog due to take place on Wednesday 28 June is now starting at 1pm, an hour earlier than previously advertised. At the following address: Red Hill House Hope Street Chester CH4 8BU Calvin – Nerd Consultant Share

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New quick guide from NICE/SCIE – Children’s to adults’ services transition

As many of you may be aware, Dr. Linda Buchan has provided Consultation to numerous NICE Guidelines.   Linda is a Stakeholder and has been involved specifically with the scope and guidance on the “Transition from children’s to adults’ services

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CBT vs counselling: what’s next for the mental health of the UK?

Mental Health Today – News 19th June 2017 The BACP warned this month that counselling could be removed from the NICE Guidelines for Depression, leaving NHS patients only access to CBT. What could this mean for the mental health of

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Autism: The restaurant steak that roared

Laura James is a successful writer, journalist and mother. She’s also autistic. She describes a night out at a restaurant with her husband that should have been a lovely evening for them both. But Laura needs a restaurant to follow

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Axia ASD Celebrate Autism Pride – 2017

Autism Pride Day – Sunday 18th June Axia ASD Ltd celebrated Autism Pride Day on Sunday 18 June 2017 by walking from Northgate Arena through the streets of Chester to Grosvenor Park for a picnic. Over 100 pens and leaflets

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Axia-ASD Update: Speech & Language Assessments

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Autism and Ageing Research

Goldsmiths, University of London researchers working with adults recently diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder have found high rates of depression, low employment, and an apparent worsening of some ASD traits as people age. The number of UK adults over 65

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Sussex Innovation Centre research project

Dr Buchan and Elspeth Bromiley were interviewed yesterday by Ben Savill, of the Sussex Innovation Centre regarding a research project.   They were thanked for their contribution (see below) and have asked to be kept informed of updates which we

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A different type of holidays!!

This summer your holidays are ….. autism friendly! Spend your holidays with whole family and enjoy your carefree time, while your children have tons of fun in autism adapted activities with professional caregivers! Greece is awesome in the summer!!! So

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Chester receives the EU Access City Award 2017

The British city of Chester is the winner of 7th edition of Access City Award, the European prize for making cities more accessible to people with disabilities and older people. The Ceremony of the Access City Award, organised by the

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Chester Zoo, Autism and Accessibility

Paul Simpson went to go find out what changes have been made at Chester Zoo and what is currently being done to support those with disabilities. Chester Zoo, located in the North West of England is the UK’s best zoo

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Autistic man attacked in Chester pub – Mum speaks out

News – 12 June 2017 Lynn Stott’s 30-year-old son Negus struggles to communicate verbally but has an easy-going nature and likes to shake hands with strangers, or sometimes even hug them. His autism is towards the most severe end of

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NAS June 2017 Newsletter

The National Autistic Society Monthly Newsletter – June 2017 Share This Post:

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The Autistic Gardener – New Series

News – 12th June 2017 A second season of “The Autistic Gardener” returns to our screens on Channel 4, Saturday 17th June at 7pm Series 2 Episode 1 Award-winning garden designer Alan Gardner is autistic and puts his success down

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Mark Lever – NAS Twitter

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Agony Autie – New Episode! Autism: Myths & Facts!

Agony Autie – New Episode! Autism: Myths & Facts! In our fifth episode, we attempt to address some (but not all) common myths about autism. Share This Post:

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