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One month to go – do you have your ticket? – NAS

Autism Professionals Conference 27-28 February 2020, International Convention Centre, Birmingham There’s only one month to go before our annual Autism Professionals Conference. This two-day conference is a unique opportunity to share knowledge and network with other professionals in the field.

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CANDDID Conference – Friday 1st May 2020

Don’t miss out on the second annual conference for the Centre for Autism, Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Intellectual Disability (CANDDID): Friday 1 May 2020 Holiday Inn, Ellesmere Port, CH65 2AL This year’s focus is ADHD and other Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Topics include:

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Post-Diagnostic Support Group Minutes – January 2020

Minutes of the Forty First Post-Diagnostic Support Group 15th January 2020 Today’s group was attended by 42 people and 2 Assistance dogs. Sarah Hendricks opened the group and explained that Linda was not there as she was cruising (not really

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A big thank you, the next Spectrum Live and WAAW 2020 – NAS

Thank you so much We held our annual Thanking Day on 9 January, contacting as many of our amazing supporters as we could to thank you for all you do for us – we couldn’t achieve anything without you. Your

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Spread awareness at work – National Autistic Society

Help spread awareness in the workplace this World Autism Awareness Week (30 March – 5 April 2020) Only 1 in 6 autistic people are in full-time employment and this needs to change. With small adjustments and better understanding, we can

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How to manage sensory overloads – LDT

What I wish I’d been told earlier about how to manage sensory overloads 17-year-old autistic author Siena Castellon describes the mitigating steps she follows. Sensory overloads are one of the most challenging aspects about being autistic. Our heightened senses and

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Autism: Future Employment 2020

Autism: Future Employment 31st January 2020 10am – 5pm @ Ty Pawb Tickets are on sale now for 2020. Featuring talks from: The Aspie World, Rhi Lloyd-Williams, Andrew Edwards + more! From more information visit – http://autismfutureemployment.co.uk Autism Virtual Reality

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Warning against abbreviating the year 2020

When signing and dating legal documents, do not use 20 as the year 2020. The reason being, the 3rd March 2020 written as 3/3/20 could be modified by someone else to read 3/3/2017 or 3/3/2018 amongst many other years. Protect

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Book Borrowing Reminder before January PDSG

We wanted to remind everyone before our January Post-Diagnostic Support Group on the 15th, that if any members of the group wished to browse our “Library Page” to borrow a book, they can simply email me with the book details,

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Axia Christmas Closing Times 2019 – plus some Useful Tips

We will be shut for Christmas from Thursday 19th December at 12:00 p.m. until Thursday 2nd January 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Christmas is almost here. While some people look forward to and enjoy the festive season, other people find it

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Christmas Jumper Day – Save the Children

Here are a selection of pictures of us wearing Christmas Jumpers! We are wearing our Christmas Jumpers for Christmas Jumper day which we are doing to raise money for Save the Children. Share This Post:

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Make this year an autism-friendly Christmas! – NAS

Christmas is almost here! Christmas is a magical time for many people, filled with food, celebrations, gifts and festive cheer. But for some autistic people, Christmas can be stressful and overwhelming. With this in mind, we’ve put together a collection

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Post-Diagnostic Support Group Minutes – December 2019

Minutes of the Fortieth Post-Diagnostic Support Group 4th December 2019 Today’s group was attended by 37 people. Unfortunately, thanks to the great British transport system, the speaker who was due to present to the group could not attend after her

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Share learning at the NAS Autism Professionals Conference

Autism Professionals Conference 2020 27-28 February 2020, International Convention Centre, Birmingham This annual two-day conference is a unique opportunity to share knowledge and experience.   Join us to hear the latest information from world-renowned experts and gain insight from case

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Will party leaders prioritise autism? – NAS

Can you help us reach 10,000? Right now, party leaders are busy trying to win your vote. They’re listening to what the public want from their next Government and we have something important to tell them: publish the autism strategy

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Man with autism starts his own business after no one else would hire him

N. SMITHFIELD, R.I. (WLNE) – A new business in North Smithfield is spreading awareness on the importance of hiring people with disabilities. The coffee shop Red, White & Brew is run by Michael Coyne, who has autism. He started the

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People rule elections – Change.org

I know, I know, not another election! The thing is, this one is quite important if we want to help our country to move forward. There was once a time when everyone reading this email wouldn’t have been allowed to

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EastEnders’ autistic storyline, meet Frances and more – NAS

  This General Election, we’re making sure all political parties prioritise autism and create a society that works for autistic people.   We know that in England, where there is an Autism Act, more than two in three autistic adults

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