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Learning Disability and Autism Update – NHS England

Here is the latest email update for the Learning Disability and Autism Forum. It tells you about the work of NHS England and NHS Improvement and ways you can get involved. We write this update in plain English and we

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June PDSG – The Duck: An Autistic Play

This play is the next PDSG presentation. We would like to remind everyone that it’s two weeks today. The format will be: • Play • Break with cakes • Discussion of any issues that have arisen Dr. Linda Buchan Consultant

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The Autism Show 2019 is back for another year! – NAS

We will be attending this event, and hope to see you there! Dr. Linda Buchan Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Director of Axia ASD Ltd. The Autism Show 2019 is back for another year! We’re once again delighted to partner with

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Insights from Mental Health Today – May 2019

Insights I’ve heard voices since I was five-years-old – and I wouldn’t change a thing “Most vulnerable women are being repeatedly failed”: A call for trauma-informed NHS approaches It’s exam time – but university students need support all year long

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Axia ASD Ltd’s Annual Report – 2018\19

We are delighted to share Axia ASD Ltd’s Annual Report for the year 2018/19. The report details developments in our service and our plans for 2019. It includes highlights from last year including our extremely successful PDSG presentations, the release

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“He thought he was in prison”

I urge everyone to sign this. Dr. Linda Buchan Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Director of Axia ASD Ltd. “I don’t want anyone else to go through what he did” 2,260 people on the autism spectrum or with a learning disability

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Dyspraxia Foundation Youth, Manchester Event 2019 – Feedback

We recently received feedback on the Dyspraxia Foundation Youth Manchester Event which Calvin, Renwick and I attended, so we wanted to share it with you. Dr. Linda Buchan Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Director of Axia ASD Ltd. Share This Post:

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Your Learning Disability Today Update

Insights from www.learningdisabilitytoday.co.uk Further insight Autistic young people tackle loneliness among peers Mental capacity bill amendment reaches final stages – and concerns remain Catch up Number of autistic pupils identified in Scotland’s schools doubles Keep supporting progress and greater opportunities

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Children’s mental health support is often inaccessible, report reveals – MHT

Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner for England, has published a report looking at the amount spent on preventative and early intervention mental health support for children in England. These interventions look to treat problems like anxiety, depression, or eating disorders

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Insights from Learning Disability Today

Further insight Care worker discovers own artistic talent through supporting people with learning disabilities Catch up “Never mind the b******s – just support me to lead an ordinary life” Keep supporting progress and greater opportunities for people with learning disabilities.

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Treat my daughter and other Irlen sufferers on the NHS – Change.org

Amy Pilkington started this petition to Health Minister Matt Hancock My 13 year old daughter Edie suffers with Irlen Syndrome – a condition that affects how her brain processes the things she sees. It makes words move around on the

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Dyspraxia Foundation Youth, Manchester Event 2019

Calvin, Renwick and I had a great day. Met really interesting and fun people. Dr. Linda Buchan Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Director of Axia ASD Ltd.   Here is Cal saying hello to everyone at today’s Dyspraxia event   Here

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Easy-read transgender guide launched by CMG | LDT

Learning disability support provider launches pioneering easy-read transgender guide 06 March 2019 CMG, a leading provider of support for people with learning disabilities and associated complex needs, has joined forces with charities CHANGE and Choice Support to launch an easy-read

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ADHD diagnosis and medication gives MSP Daniel Johnson a new lease of life – LDT

Darren Devine 21 March 2019 MSP Daniel Johnson’s life was a “mess” before he was diagnosed with ADHD six years ago. Now, he tells of his battle to raise awareness of ADHD as the only politician in any UK parliament

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Autism Awareness Week 2019 – Drop In! Tickets, Wed 3 Apr 2019 at 13:00 | Eventbrite

Sue and I will be attending this event. Please come along and say hello. Dr. Linda Buchan Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Director of Axia ASD Ltd. Autism Awareness Week 2019 – Drop In! by Virtually Learning Cost: Free Event Information

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Stop the detention of people with autism & learning disabilities in ATU’s

Too many people with Autism and learning disabilities are detained in Assessment and Treatment Units (ATUs), some end up being put in seclusion units, this needs to stop. People with Autism & learning disabilities need appropriate support and care and

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Parents take Mental Capacity Act challenge to High Court – LDT

Further insight Deaths under NHS care: many trusts are implementing national guidance – others must do more Catch up Flyers with learning disabilities may benefit from Special Olympics Keep supporting progress and greater opportunities for people with learning disabilities. Website

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Eating disorder treatment must offer vegan options, says Royal College of Psychiatrists – MHT

Insights “Backdoor policies” denying people with mental illnesses access to ESA Government unlikely to meet pledge to end ‘out of area’ mental health treatment next year Catch up Government appoints first ever National Adviser to tackle LGBT health inequalities Learn

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