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Events you can’t miss from World Autism Awareness Week – NAS

Your guide to World Autism Awareness Week 2019 World Autism Awareness Week is nearly here − 1-7 April 2019 − and it’s going to be the biggest yet! Sign up for your free pack today. It’s got a Spectrum Cake

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Review of the National Autism Strategy

Review of the National Autism Strategy – Department of Health and Social Care – Citizen Space Opened 14 Mar 2019 – Closes 16 May 2019 Overview In April 2014 the government published ‘Think Autism’, a strategy for meeting the needs

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Special Olympics World Games gets underway – LDT

7,500 athletes go for gold as Special Olympics World Games gets underway News, 13 March 2019 The Duke of Sussex has sent a message of good luck to the Special Olympics Great Britain team ahead of The Special Olympics World

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Post-Diagnostic Support Group Minutes – March 2019

Minutes of the Thirty Fifth Post-Diagnostic Support Group 13th March 2019 Today’s group was attended with 36 people and one assistance dog The presentation on exercise is on our website in terms of the PowerPoint presentation that Sarah delivered and

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Ask your MP to attend the Autism Act debate – NAS

Ask your MP to attend the debate As we build to World Autism Awareness Week (1-7 April), we want to make sure that autism is still on politicians’ agenda. This April is a critical moment for people to learn about

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Dyspraxia Foundation Youth – Manchester Event 2019

Dyspraxia Foundation Youth Event 6th April 2019 Manchester Metropolitan University – The Union 9:30am – 3pm Age: 16 – 25   Share This Post:

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Spectrum Live Tomorrow – NAS

Spectrum Live – Tomorrow Join us on our Facebook page for a special live event, starting tomorrow at 7pm. We’ll be live streaming our specialists, as well as speaking to autistic people and families about what it means to get

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NAS – Help close the gap

Go 7k for the 700k! Almost everyone has heard of autism now. But many people don’t understand what it can actually be like to be autistic and unhelpful stereotypes are still far too common. The National Autistic Society wants to

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False allegations of FII on the BBC

Hello, just an update for Dr Linda Buchan and anyone else interested, we were part of a debate today, sunday 10th march on Fii with Dr Glaser on BBc 5 live, the recording is online. They agreed that if fii

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Network Autism on Twitter

“And another massive thank you goes to our amazing presenters @CarrieGrant1 and @SarahHendrickx_ https://t.co/73GX68DSEX“ Share This Post:

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Winners of the Autism Professionals Awards 2019

Revealed: winners of the NAS Autism Professionals Awards (8 March 2019) See members of axia on the table. We were very proud that Calvin presented the award for Outstanding Health Services Award Share This Post:

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Autism-anorexia link ‘must be acted on’ – BBC News

Autism-anorexia link ‘must be acted on’ By Louis Lee Ray BBC Victoria Derbyshire programme 27 February 2019 The NHS must change the way it assesses eating disorders to take account of a link with autism, a research charity has said.

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Open Consultation – Wales.gov

Code of practice on the delivery of autism services We want your views on the development of a code of practice on the delivery of autism services. How to respond Consultation ends: 1 March 2019 9 days left to respond

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NAS -Change the definition

Change the definition Change the destination Autism is not a mental health problem so why is it currently defined as a ‘mental disorder’ under the Mental Health Act? This puts autistic people at greater risk of being sectioned instead of

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NAS Chief Executive is leaving the charity in May (21 February 2019)

Mark Lever, the National Autistic Society’s Chief Executive, is leaving the charity after 11 years. Here is his letter to you and all their supporters. Share This Post:

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Mental health at school: Meditation and morality, or counselling and clinical care?

Insights Bewildered by bipolar disorder? Knowledge is power Catch up Transitioning from CAMHS to AMHS: is policy maturing? Learn | Campaign | Support Explore MHT’s Teach Me Well campaign for 2019, shaping new mental health lessons before they enter the

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NAS Autism Support Hub & Library Launch Event

Don’t forget this event next week. Sue and Linda will be going. Share This Post:

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NAS 10th Anniversary Autism Professionals Conference

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