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NAS – Enough is enough

The National Autistic Society – Care and Support Alliance campaign Dear All, As a member of the Care and Support Alliance, we’re campaigning with over 80 other leading charities for a properly funded care system for the millions of people

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Post-Diagnostic Support Group Minutes – November 2017

Minutes of the Twenty Fifth Post-Diagnostic Support Group 8th November 2017 Today’s group was attended by 41 people. Apologies Cal introduced himself and the team from Axia ASD Ltd. He then apologised for Dr Buchan not being there and explained

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PIP and ESA Assessments inquiry

The UK Parliament’s Work and Pensions Committee have opened an inquiry into PIP and ESA Assessments.   They are currently accepting written submissions, the deadline for which is Friday 10th November 2017. The Committee invites evidence on the effectiveness of

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NAS – Urgent opportunity to change the law

A plea from the National Autistic Society On 3 November, your MP has the chance to help change the law. You can make sure they do. You have an urgent opportunity to help change the law to limit the use

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Note about our November PDSG

REMINDER: Our next monthly Post-Diagnostic Support Group takes place on Wednesday 8 November between 11.30 am and 1.30 pm at the Lifestyle Centre in Crewe. In attendance from Axia ASD Ltd there will be:   Elspeth Bromiley David Reiser Calvin

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What is Communication: Why is it important? A perspective from Axia ASD Ltd

What is Communication: Why is it important? A perspective from Axia ASD Ltd   As some of you may be aware, I embarked on a degree course in April 2017 in Leadership and Management through the University of Chester (after

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Psychological professions unite against conversion therapy

Mental Health Today – 16th October 2017 An updated memorandum of understanding (MoU) against conversion therapy has been launched today, which makes it clear that conversion therapy in relation to gender identity and sexual orientation (including asexuality) is unethical, potentially

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METRO – Chris Packham: Asperger’s And Me review

None of us here at Axia have seen this as yet, so please leave a comment if you have. Review by Adam Starkey for Metro.co.uk – Tuesday 17th Oct 2017 Chris Packham shows the bliss and affecting pitfalls of isolation

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Communication, autism and neurotypical people – New Book

“A Mismatch of Salience” by Dr. Damian Milton Published by Pavilion Publishing and Media Ltd A Mismatch of Salience brings together a range of Damian Milton’s writings that span more than a decade.   The book explores the communication and

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Axia-ASD Ltd. as the “pathway of choice”.

Axia ASD Ltd. are delighted to announce we have now signed a new contract with NHS Eastern Cheshire, South Cheshire and Vale Royal Clinical Commissioning Groups as: an Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnostic pathway for individuals aged 16 and above.  

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APA – Recognising Emotions in Others: Study

American Psychological Association October 10th, 2017 Best Way to Recognize Emotions in Others: Listen   Voice-only communication more accurate than visual cues for identifying others’ feelings, study says   WASHINGTON — If you want to know how someone is feeling,

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NAS E-newsletter – October 2017

The National Autistic Society – Autism Hour swept the nation – your monthly newsletter               Share This Post:

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Neil’s Fundraising for the NAS

We wanted to let people know about Neil’s Dalai Lama Himalayan Trek – Fundraising for the National Autistic Society Event: Dalai Lama Himalayan Trek, 09 Nov 2017. Please click HERE or on the image above to donate. In November 2017

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University of Salford Research – Participants Needed

We received this request from The University of Salford and wished to share it on our website. Participants Needed We are looking for young adults aged between 18-25 years with a past diagnosis of high functioning autism spectrum disorder to

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Axia’s PDSG Dates for 2018

Axia-ASD’s Post-Diagnostic Support Group Dates for 2018 These are the confirmed dates and times we have been given for our PDSG meetings at the Crewe Lifestyle Centre. Any future changes to the times will be marked in red. Wednesday 31st

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NHS Improvement – Alert

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Hero stranger calms autistic boy – London Evening Standard

London Evening Standard – 6th October 2017 Moment hero stranger steps in to calm down autistic boy suffering episode on train   Daniel Ball, 21, has been hailed a ‘hero’ by the boy’s mother after his act of kindness Lending

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£1.4m investment in Welsh schools’ mental health

A new initiative from the Welsh government has agreed £1.4m investment in child mental health at schools. The initiative will fund dedicated specialist child and adolescent mental health services to work with pilot schools in three areas across Wales.  

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