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Children’s mental health support is often inaccessible, report reveals – MHT

Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner for England, has published a report looking at the amount spent on preventative and early intervention mental health support for children in England. These interventions look to treat problems like anxiety, depression, or eating disorders

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Teens ‘not damaged by screen time’, study finds – BBC News

There have been mounting worries among professionals, government and parents that excessive screen time is harmful to adolescents By Jane Wakefield Technology reporter 5 April 2019 There is little evidence of a link between the amount of time teenagers spend

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Insights from Learning Disability Today

Further insight Care worker discovers own artistic talent through supporting people with learning disabilities Catch up “Never mind the b******s – just support me to lead an ordinary life” Keep supporting progress and greater opportunities for people with learning disabilities.

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NAS – Autism Act survey extended

Your last chance to complete the Autism Act survey We have extended our Autism Act survey. Now is your last chance to complete the survey before it closes on 14 April. 10 years ago, our supporters campaigned with us to

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Treat my daughter and other Irlen sufferers on the NHS –

Amy Pilkington started this petition to Health Minister Matt Hancock My 13 year old daughter Edie suffers with Irlen Syndrome – a condition that affects how her brain processes the things she sees. It makes words move around on the

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Dyspraxia Foundation Youth, Manchester Event 2019

Calvin, Renwick and I had a great day. Met really interesting and fun people. Dr. Linda Buchan Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Director of Axia ASD Ltd.   Here is Cal saying hello to everyone at today’s Dyspraxia event   Here

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The first ever autism training for MPs – NAS

Help us to reach MPs across the UK As an autism campaigner and a parent, I know how important it is for our politicians to understand autism. Since 2014, I’ve been campaigning with other parents, carers and autistic people in

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Autism Aware at Crewe SEAT

Yesterday, we were proud to launch our Autism Aware campaign at Crewe SEAT! As a family-run business, we understand that going into a car dealership can be uncomfortable and unfamiliar for anyone. Working with local charities, we have been exploring

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Scottish Autism on Twitter – Under-diagnosis of Autism in Females Discussion

Our Deputy CEO @CharleneTait_SA and @CatrionaSScot discussed an underdiagnosis of autism in females on Good Morning Scotland @BBCRadioScot this morning. Tune in at 1 hour 48 minutes to hear the full discussion  #AutismAwareness Share This Post:

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WAAW 2019 – Carrie and David Grant

World Autism Awareness Day 2019 – Let’s raise the voices of Autistic Girls and Women This is one of the proudest things I have ever posted. For World Autism Awareness Day 2019. To all the fabulous autistic girls and women

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Autism Awareness Week – Lorraine ITV

Autism Awareness Week: Carrie Grant and her daughter Talia on why more needs to be done 26 Mar 2018 One in 100 people are on the autistic spectrum, but are we doing enough to support them? Today marks the start

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Easy-read transgender guide launched by CMG | LDT

Learning disability support provider launches pioneering easy-read transgender guide 06 March 2019 CMG, a leading provider of support for people with learning disabilities and associated complex needs, has joined forces with charities CHANGE and Choice Support to launch an easy-read

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ADHD diagnosis and medication gives MSP Daniel Johnson a new lease of life – LDT

Darren Devine 21 March 2019 MSP Daniel Johnson’s life was a “mess” before he was diagnosed with ADHD six years ago. Now, he tells of his battle to raise awareness of ADHD as the only politician in any UK parliament

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Autism Explained – FaceBook

April is Autism Acceptance Month. Many people have an understanding of Autism that is based on little more than stringing together a few popular stereotypes. This video aims to help fill the gaps by cutting through the medical jargon and

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The Nerd Consultant’s Guide to Anime eBook on Amazon

We are pleased to announce that “The Nerd Consultant’s Guide to Anime” is now available to purchase on Amazon in Kindle format. Share This Post:

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Irlen Syndrome Screening\Assessment

Hi, For those who don’t know me, I’m Kirstie. I’m the project development coordinator here at AI and a trustee. At the start of July, I will be training as an Irlen Screener/assessor. After finding out that both my daughters

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Autism Awareness Week 2019 – Drop In! Tickets, Wed 3 Apr 2019 at 13:00 | Eventbrite

Sue and I will be attending this event. Please come along and say hello. Dr. Linda Buchan Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Director of Axia ASD Ltd. Autism Awareness Week 2019 – Drop In! by Virtually Learning Cost: Free Event Information

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Autism: Future Employment – Full Documentary

Autism Future Employment: Documentary The Full Documentary is now Live Here’s our new Short Documentary! Autism: Future Employment – an in-depth look at a Wrexham conference exploring the future of employment for people with autism. . Filmed and edited by

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