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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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“The Myth of Empathy” – PDSG Presentation by Linda Buchan & Sarah Hendrickx

“The Myth of Empathy” Wednedays talk was originally to have been given by Lana Grant on “Autism and Adulting”. Unfortunately her train was cancelled, which gave the opportunity for Linda and Sarah to provide a somewhat impromptu presentation on Empathy.

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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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The latest edition of Your Autism is out now!

The latest edition of Your Autism magazine is out now! You can get your copy by becoming a member today! As well as expert guidance and the latest autism news, we have an exciting interview with Strictly Come Dancing’s Craig

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People rule elections –

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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ERIC presentation at Stockport Conference

On Tuesday 12th November members of the Axia team attended an autism conference in Stockport. We felt that one of the stand-out presentations of the day was by a continence nurse from the amazing organisation, ERIC. The presentation was called

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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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My Asperger’s Diagnosis Explained It All – The Guardian

I lived with depression for decades – until my Asperger’s diagnosis explained it all After a lifetime of saying the wrong thing and obsessing over road signs, author Tom Cutler finally received a medical opinion that made sense. It was

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Where is the autism strategy? – NAS

Sign our open letter As you know, more than two in three autistic adults aren’t getting the support they need – that could be up to 327,000 people struggling to get through their day-to-day. We have the opportunity to change

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“Saying it differently” – eventbrite

Developing positive communication with our autistic children – a practical session for parents Wednesday 4th December 2019 19:15 – 21:00 GMT ChAPS Northwich Training Room (Room G6) Northwich Business Centre Meadow Street Northwich CW9 5BF About this Event Come and

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Government announce plans to improve care and support for autistic people (5 November 2019) – National Autistic Society

Paula McGowan and her son Oliver The Government has announced plans which could improve the health and wellbeing of autistic people across England. The plans include: honouring their commitment to make sure all health and care staff receive training on

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‘My autistic daughter was held in a cell for two years’ – BBC News

“They placed her in a seclusion cell and they left her there for two years, alone, 24/7, horrific.” Jeremy says he could only touch his 15-year-old daughter Bethany by kneeling down and reaching into her isolation room through a tiny

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Election Alert! – NAS

It’s election time! As you’re probably aware, Parliament has called a General Election. This is an exciting opportunity to bring our Not Enough campaign to the attention of new parliamentary candidates, but it also means that we’ll have to make

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Announcing Axia’s New Library Page

Axia are pleased to announce the new “Our Library” page which can be located in the “News” menu below “Our Publications” (or click here). The page contains an index at the top with sections on various aspects of Autism. From

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NHS taskforce to improve inpatient experience | LDT

New NHS taskforce and grant-funded initiative to improve inpatient experience for autistic children/teenagers NHS chief Simon Stevens has announced that a new taskforce will be set up to improve current specialist children and young people’s inpatient mental health, autism and

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