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LDT | Two in three care providers may stop services

Two in three care providers may stop delivering services LDT | News, 08 May 2018 Scope is the biggest provider to have already started withdrawing delivery of all physical services. Around one in three care organisations may stop providing services

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NAS – Q and A on changes to PIP Mobility

Q and A on changes to PIP Mobility Last year, the Government changed the way that PIP (Personal Independence Payment) is assessed. The changes made it harder for people to get the PIP Mobility component if the reason they had

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NHS England » STOMP

Stopping over medication of people with a learning disability, autism or both (STOMP) STOMP stands for stopping over medication of people with a learning disability, autism or both with psychotropic medicines. It is a national project involving many different organisations

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It’s Mental Health Awareness Week

Welcome to your update Welcome to Mental Health Awareness Week …   How do therapists deal with stress in their work? Five steps to building resilience at work ‘The modern world is fast paced – life can feel relentless’

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NHS70: Celebrating 70 years of the NHS

The National Health Service is turning 70 on 5th July 2018 It’s the perfect opportunity to celebrate the achievements of one of the nation’s most loved institutions, to appreciate the vital role the service plays in our lives, and to

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NAS – Tickets are available for The Autism Shows

Book your tickets to The Autism Shows taking place in London, Birmingham and Manchester in June! Dear Supporter, We’d like to invite you to this year’s Autism Shows. Come to this year’s show to: hear the UK’s leading autism professionals

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Social isolation is all too common for many autistic people

Hi Supporter You may remember the email I sent you recently − my name’s Marianne, and my ten-year-old boy, Alexander, is autistic. Alexander can make sounds but can’t speak, making it difficult for him to communicate with anyone, let alone

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I’ve always felt like an alien. Now I know why.

I’ve always felt like an alien. Now I know why. BBC Radio 4 After years of feeling like an alien, a listener on being diagnosed with Asperger syndrome at the age of 50. Share This Post:

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Coeliac Awareness Week 2018 – What Health

Wed 9th May – Tue 15th May 2018 United Kingdom Coeliac Awareness Week aims to raise awareness about coeliac disease. This event is sponsored by Coeliac UK, an organization which provides support for people with this disease. Coeliac disease is

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NAS – Chris Packham, summer brunches and much more

The National Autistic Society – your monthly newsletter             Share This Post:

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Childrens’ mental health: Thousands to miss out on help under government plans, say MPs

Ministers’ plans to improve support for children battling mental health problems will still leave thousands without the help they need, a powerful cross-party alliance of MPs has warned. The joint report by two Commons committees says plans to boost mental

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LDT – Exploring synesthesia’s relationship with autism

Learning Disability Today – News 03 May 2018 To James Wannerton my name, Darren, conjures the flavours of tinned carrots and I use lots of words, like ‘say’ and ‘said’, that taste ‘bacony’. “Psychologists at Sussex and Cambridge universities showed

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Easy Dressing with M&S

This range of easy dressing school uniform runs from age 2-16 and has been developed in collaboration with The National Autistic Society.   Share This Post:

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North Wales 3rd Annual Autism Conference

“Embracing The Autistic Voice to Transform Attitudes” Catrin Finch Centre, Glyndwr University, Wrexham LL11 2AW. Friday 19th October 2018 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Share This Post:

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Woman with Asperger’s removed from BFI cinema ‘for laughing’

My brother sent this over to me (Martin Buchan), I was shocked and dismayed to read it Dr. Linda Buchan Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Director of Axia ASD Ltd. A woman who has Asperger’s syndrome was “forcibly removed” from a

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Easy read guide on everyday banking

More than 1 in 100 people in the UK have autism. Autism is a spectrum condition. Some autistic people can struggle to access financial services due to complex information and jargon. Share This Post:

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Executive Functioning – PDSG Presentation

Welcome to the second presentation we are making public, kindly given to Axia’s PDSG in April by David Reiser.   As previously, we intend to protect individuals privacy by removing most audience participation whilst still trying to retain the “essence”

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Listening to your heartbeat can help with your feelings

BBC NEWS 24 Apr 2018 “I wish I could feel happy or excited” – Tom is trying a new treatment that could help people with autism to better recognise their emotions. Research shows the more someone can tune into their

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