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“Happiness” – PDSG Presentation by Sarah Hendrickx

Following the successful recording of this very engaging presentation given to our PDSG on Wednesday, we are pleased to be able to share the talk in its entirity. The audio from the audience is a little hard to hear at

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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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MHT Blog: Your guide to being an advocate

Explained in its simplest form, an advocate helps their clients to understand their rights under the Mental Health Act. A client can also apply to the court to have the nearest relative appointed to represent them, or the nearest relative can make

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NAS CWaC Branch – News & Events July 2018

Our Autumn Seminars We are delighted that Cerebra are joining us again in September, to deliver a seminar about the change from DLA to Personal Independent Payments (PIP) for children turning 16. This seminar should be hugely informative and is

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Our July PDSG – Note

REMINDER: Our next Post-Diagnostic Support Group takes place on Wednesday 18th July between 12pm and 2pm at the Lifestyle Centre in Crewe.   This month our Guest Speaker is Sarah Hendrickx who will be giving a presentation on “Happiness”.  

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CVS eBulletin – July 2018

Hello #MakeGoodThingsHappen, Volunteer! We at CVS have just launched our campaign to promote and increase the level of volunteering support within our community. Over the next 9 months running until March 2019, we will be campaigning across Cheshire East to

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Supporting autistic students aiming for College or University

As we end exam season and enter into the daunting transition of further education, we asked Dr Susy Ridout, author of Autism and Mental Well-being in Higher Education, how best to support autistic people preparing for higher education. In her

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Chester Autistic Pride Picnic – July 1st 2018

Following our celebration of Autism Pride day last year, we are pleased to promote Agony Autie who is hosting this years Chester Autistic Pride Picnic – Grosvenor Park, Chester – 1st July 2018 On Sunday 1st July 2018, Chester celebrates

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NAS – Volunteering heroes, World Cup fever, and climbing Ben Nevis

2,000 amazing volunteers − one big thank you! We celebrated Volunteers’ Week at the start of June, saying thank you to all the amazing people who give up their time to help others. We’ve got over 2,000 superstar volunteers and

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Post-Diagnostic Support Group Minutes – June 2018

Minutes of the Thirtieth Post-Diagnostic Support Group 6th June 2018 Minutes – taken by Linda Saint 41 delegates attended the meeting plus 1 very cute & vocal therapy dog in training. Dr Buchan opened the meeting and explained the agenda.

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Improving the Lives of People with Learning Disabilities

Improving the Lives of People with Learning Disabilities: Combating Inequalities in Health, Education and Employment Strand Palace Hotel Thursday 5th July 2018 KEY SPEAKERS:   Professor Runswick – Cole
 Chair in Education University of Sheffield   Dr Ashok Roy Consultant

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Thinking Differently about Difference – Radio 4

Thinking Differently about Difference Four Thought Maura Campbell asks us to think differently about difference, she argues now is the time to retire the village ‘idiot’ and think about the language around learning disabilities. For example; the stereotypes of people

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Dr. John Biddulph – our June PDSG Guest Speaker

We just wished to give a final reminder to people, that we are pleased to have Dr. John Biddulph as our guest speaker at our Post-Diagnostic Support Group tomorrow. John runs “Autism Outreach” and is a specialist provider of autism

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The Value of “Gaming”

Gaming can make a better world. Jane McGonigal TED2010 Games like World of Warcraft give players the means to save worlds, and incentive to learn the habits of heroes. What if we could harness this gamer power to solve real-world

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London Anime Gaming Con this 6-8 July

London Anime Gaming Con this 6-8 July – Timetable is Released (& Important Animeleague Updates) The timetable for London Anime & Gaming Con this 6-8 July has just been released, complete with an amazing lineup! Highlights include voice actors Quinton

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Digital Kids Show 2018

Digital Kids Show 2018 Manchester Central, Manchester Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th November 2018 Enter discount code TLDKS10 at checkout to receive 10% off tickets! Digital Kids Show have announced heaps of new activities for families in Manchester this November

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Our June PDSG – Note

REMINDER: Our next Post-Diagnostic Support Group takes place on Wednesday 6th June between 12pm and 2pm at the Lifestyle Centre in Crewe.   This month our Guest Speaker will be Dr. John Biddulph whose presentation is titled “A personal perspective:

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