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4th North Wales Autism Conference – Flyers

4th North Wales Autism Conference There will also be a presentation on Fabricated and Induced Illness Axia are holding a workshop on their diagnostic process Calvin is presenting on portrayals of mental health in Japan and UK/USA There will also

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I believed the MMR vaccine caused my daughter’s autism – now I think it should be compulsory

When my daughter was diagnosed, I was scared, vulnerable, and needed something or someone to blame. I blamed vaccines A few weeks ago, 21 years after the conspiracy theory linking MMR and autism first reared its ugly head, I was

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Learning Disability and Autism update – May 2019

Easy read newsletter out now Read our new easy read newsletter to find out about: What it says in the NHS Long Term Plan for people with a learning disability, autism or both Looking after your eyes How to let

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North Wales Conference Flyer Finalised North Wales 4th Annual “Health and Wellbeing” Autism Conference 2019 Friday 11th October 2019 8.30am – 5pm Venue Cymru Share This Post:

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Dyspraxia Foundation AGM and Annual Conference 2019

DYSPRAXIA FOUNDATION From Childhood into Adulthood: Living and working with Dyspraxia/DCD A full day event to find out more about practical play and leisure ideas, parents reported anxiety in children, hear real life experiences plus the opportunity to chose a

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Meet Harry and Oscar – NAS

Spectrum Live, now available on demand Spectrum Live is our new interactive live stream event, available for free to watch on Facebook − whether you have an account or not. You can catch up on our last two Spectrum Live

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Review of the National Autism Strategy – Deadline Approaching

We would like to remind people that the deadline for participation in this online review is 16th May 2019 In April 2014 the government published ‘Think Autism’, a strategy for meeting the needs of autistic adults in England. The strategy

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AET Young Persons Panel – applications closing soon

Applications for two places in the AET Young Persons Panel are closing next week on the 1st of May at 5pm. There is still time to apply, please see the details below. Do you know any 16-25-year-old autistic people –

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Post-Diagnostic Support Group Minutes – April 2019

Minutes of the Thirty Sixth Post-Diagnostic Support Group 24th April 2019 Today’s group was attended by 53 people and the Autism assistance dog, Ripley. Once again a brilliant presentation from Sarah, which can be found here. It was on Atypical

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Teens ‘not damaged by screen time’, study finds – BBC News

There have been mounting worries among professionals, government and parents that excessive screen time is harmful to adolescents By Jane Wakefield Technology reporter 5 April 2019 There is little evidence of a link between the amount of time teenagers spend

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NAS – Autism Act survey extended

Your last chance to complete the Autism Act survey We have extended our Autism Act survey. Now is your last chance to complete the survey before it closes on 14 April. 10 years ago, our supporters campaigned with us to

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The first ever autism training for MPs – NAS

Help us to reach MPs across the UK As an autism campaigner and a parent, I know how important it is for our politicians to understand autism. Since 2014, I’ve been campaigning with other parents, carers and autistic people in

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Autism Aware at Crewe SEAT

Yesterday, we were proud to launch our Autism Aware campaign at Crewe SEAT! As a family-run business, we understand that going into a car dealership can be uncomfortable and unfamiliar for anyone. Working with local charities, we have been exploring

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Scottish Autism on Twitter – Under-diagnosis of Autism in Females Discussion

Our Deputy CEO @CharleneTait_SA and @CatrionaSScot discussed an underdiagnosis of autism in females on Good Morning Scotland @BBCRadioScot this morning. Tune in at 1 hour 48 minutes to hear the full discussion  #AutismAwareness Share This Post:

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WAAW 2019 – Carrie and David Grant

World Autism Awareness Day 2019 – Let’s raise the voices of Autistic Girls and Women This is one of the proudest things I have ever posted. For World Autism Awareness Day 2019. To all the fabulous autistic girls and women

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Autism Awareness Week – Lorraine ITV

Autism Awareness Week: Carrie Grant and her daughter Talia on why more needs to be done 26 Mar 2018 One in 100 people are on the autistic spectrum, but are we doing enough to support them? Today marks the start

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Autism Explained – FaceBook

April is Autism Acceptance Month. Many people have an understanding of Autism that is based on little more than stringing together a few popular stereotypes. This video aims to help fill the gaps by cutting through the medical jargon and

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Irlen Syndrome Screening\Assessment

Hi, For those who don’t know me, I’m Kirstie. I’m the project development coordinator here at AI and a trustee. At the start of July, I will be training as an Irlen Screener/assessor. After finding out that both my daughters

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