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NAS – Big news from NHS England

NHS England unveils Long Term Plan NHS England unveiled its Long Term Plan in January. We’re thrilled that it includes autism alongside learning disability as a clinical priority and commitments to tackle inequality and improve health and care services for

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The Swansea seafront cafe staffed almost entirely by people with autism – Wales Online

Ripples near Mumbles is helping to equip them with work skills By Nino Williams 11:13, 20 DEC 2018 Updated 11:21, 20 DEC 2018 A popular seafront cafe is being run by hard-working staff, almost all of whom have autism. Ripples,

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NHS 10 year plan to prioritise mental health – MHT

How the NHS’s ten-year plan promises to prioritise mental health 07 January 2019 NHS England admit they may need a full decade to ensure that 100 percent of children and young people who need specialist care can access it. NHS England today

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The AutistiX update!

The AutistiX ​A rock band of musicians including three young men with Autism and other disabilities, writing original and evocative rock songs, creating their own unique sound. Click either image to read more! Share This Post:

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NHSE 10 Year planning update

Learning disability and autism – 10 year planning update Hello, Another update from NHS England now the Long Term Plan is published We are sending you this as you registered for one of the sessions with NHS England on the

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The firm whose staff are all autistic – BBC News

We recently received this article from Lee through our Guest Submission section. The firm whose staff are all autistic By Jane Wakefield Technology reporter 2 January 2019 Peter, Evan and Brian work at a small technology firm based by the

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Therapy lessons bequeathed by Stan Lee | MHT

The therapy lessons bequeathed by Stan Lee’s superheroes Cognitive behavioural therapist Michael O’Sullivan reflects on the legacy of Stan Lee in sharing stories about parental loss and abuse through Spiderman and other comic book characters. For me, an era came

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Alternative educational arrangements for anxiety | MHT

Council to apologise for not offering young person with anxiety alternative educational arrangements Local councils have a duty to provide alternative educational arrangements for young people who are unable to attend school, reminds the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman. A

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What the MHA review means for autistic people | MHT

What does the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act mean for autistic people? The Independent Review of the Mental Health Act was published last week and recommended welcome and far reaching proposals to improve mental health care in England and

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4th Annual North Wales Conference – Advance Notice

You heard it here first folks, set your diary for 11th October 2019 and the Fourth Annual North Wales Conference on Autism. The Venue is Cymru, and Sarah Hendrickx is the key note speaker whilst Luke Beardon is back by

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£100,000 for innovative hi-tech project to help those with autism

A major new project involving Wirral Council and Wirral-based charity Autism Together will be given almost £100,000 to use ‘wearable technology’ to help some of the most vulnerable people in the borough. The world-first scheme, pioneered by Autism Together, will

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Axia Christmas Closing Times and some Useful Tips

Axia’s Christmas Closure begins at 12 noon on Thursday 20th December. Business resumes on 2nd January at 9 am. Christmas is almost here. While some people look forward to and enjoy the festive season, other people find it a trickier

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Nintendo Switch Games Holiday Buying Guide & What To AVOID! – YouTube

As the self proclaimed Nerd Consultant here at Axia, I thought this might be useful to people at this time of the year. Calvin Nerd Consultant   Share This Post:

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Referral Information

Season’s Greetings to you all and we would like to thank everyone who came to see us in 2018 and to say it was a privilege meeting you all.   We are also looking forward to continuing to provide our

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Mental Health Today Update 2018

Insights The movements giving a voice to service seekers as well as service users “It is vital that we keep this momentum going”: Rethink Mental Illness on the Mental Health Act review Catch up Independent review of the Mental Health

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“Sugar, Sleep, Stress and the Spectrum” – PDSG Presentation by Flo Neville

Thanks to Flo Neville, an Autistic Nutritional Coach, who was our Guest Speaker at Wednesdays Post-Diagnostic Support Group. Her excellent talk included how stress hormone imbalance can affect short term memory, mood regulation, planning and organising; regulating our behaviour and

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MHT – Mental Health Act changes to see 10,000 fewer sections

Mental Health Act changes could see 10,000 fewer individuals face compulsory detention “Our current legislation was written when people with mental health needs were seen as people to be feared rather than helped,” Sir Simon Wessley said upon sharing his independent review’s recommendations.

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Post-Diagnostic Support Group Minutes – December 2018

Minutes of the Thirty Fourth Post-Diagnostic Support Group 5th December 2018 Today’s group was well attended with over 40 people and one assistance dog The speaker was Florence Neville (www.florenceneville.com) who gave an extremely interesting and engaging talk on “Sugar,

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