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NHS commences gaming disorder treatment | MHT

NHS commences gaming disorder treatment: when does enthusiasm become addiction? Norman Murray 31 August 2018 The NHS begins treating its first gaming disorder patients this month. From Fortnite to World of Warcraft, Candy Crush to Grand Theft Auto, the biggest

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How can you help? –

Petition update How can you help? J H Devon, United Kingdom 1 Sep 2018 — Many kind people have offered to help Sara Jane Harvey (aka Agony Autie) crowdfund a wheelchair. She is waiting for a power chair from the

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Letter templates for support, complaints and PIP – NAS

Complaints about health or care provision The health and care complaints process can be different for adults and children and according to where you live. Share This Post:

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EHC assessment in England – NAS

Assessment of Education, Health and Care needs in England This information looks at how autistic children and young people might receive support for their special educational needs (SEN) at nursery, school and college Most children’s needs can be met by

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Autism Hour is Back – NAS

The National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour Last year over 5,000 retailers took part in the world’s first mass participation Autism Hour. We hope that even more retailers take part this year.  Share This Post:

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Post-Diagnostic Support Group Minutes – August 2018

Minutes of the Thirty Second Post-Diagnostic Support Group 29th August 2018 Today’s group was attended by 27 people and 1 Autism dog. Unfortunately, despite Dreams best attempts, as soon as Linda put the microphone in her pocket, it would have

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NAS – We won the fight – can you help us win the war?

Hi Supporter, Breaking news – a better future for autistic pupils thanks to amazing people like you As you know, the National Autistic Society recently intervened in a court case involving an autistic pupil who was excluded from school. We

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Our August PDSG – Note

REMINDER: Our next Post-Diagnostic Support Group takes place on Wednesday 29th August between 12pm and 2pm at the Lifestyle Centre in Crewe. This month is going to be a relatively informal event hosted by Linda with a Q&A session for

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Bristol legend ‘Big Jeff’ love of gigs changed his life

Bristol legend ‘Big Jeff’ is more than a music-loving local celeb – his love of gigs changed his life If a band plays in Bristol and the man they call Big Jeff isn’t down the front, punching the air and

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Circus Starr – Chester, 27th September

Thursday 27th September 2018 THIS AUTUMN’S HOT TICKET! We work tirelessly to raise the funds needed to tour the Big Top across the UK bringing the joy of live performance to children often excluded from events of this kind due

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NAS – Why we’re talking about the NHS, school exclusions and Blue Badges

August 2018   Good news about Blue Badges, exclusions and the NHS in England! After years of campaigning by our staff, volunteers and supporters, we’ve had three pieces of good news in England recently. First, the NHS has announced that

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Big news: ‘Autism and learning disability’ is an NHS priority in England – NAS

NHS England have said today that ‘autism and learning disability’ will be one of four clinical priorities in their upcoming ten-year plan to improve health services in England (this is often called the ‘long term plan’).  This is fantastic news

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Good news on Blue Badges (29 July 2018)

The Government has today announced that it is planning to make important changes to Blue Badge rules, which will mean that many autistic people in England will qualify. This move follows years of campaigning from the National Autistic Society, our supporters,

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CVS – Spotlight eBulletin – Your Voice – Aug 2018

We wanted to share this as it may be a good resource for people needing advocacy. Hello Welcome to our first You Voice focused Spotlight eBulletin. As part of your subscription to our eBulletin, these Spotlight eBulletins are published periodically,

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Post-Diagnostic Support Group Minutes – July 2018

Minutes of the Thirty First Post-Diagnostic Support Group 18th July 2018 Minutes – taken by Linda Saint   The meeting was attended by 45 people and 1 Autism dog. Given we are now within the holiday period the meeting was

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NAS – We need more people like you!

Hi Supporter, You’re one of the amazing people who understand how challenging living with autism can be. So we wanted you to be the first to know that we’re trying to change the law. Share This Post:

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Autism Hour is Back! NAS

The UK’s mass autism-friendly shopping event is back! From Saturday 6 October at 10am, there will be a week of Autism Hours in shops across the country. Last year 5,000 retailers got involved, and this year we’re hoping even more

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North Wales 3rd Annual Autism Conference

North Wales 3rd Annual Autism Conference TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE! Remember the great line-up last year? Great speakers lined up for this year too! Share This Post:

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