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NAS – Our new mission for autism

We’ll be making a change… Autistic people and family members have told us they want us to be clearer about what we stand for and what we do. Following feedback from lots of you, we’ve changed how we describe what

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NHS London meeting 2018

Learning disability and autism – 10 year planning meeting 10.30 till 3.00pm September 18th 2018 Holiday Inn, London Regents Park, Carburton Street, London, W1W 5EE Hello, NHS England and Learning Disability England would like to thank you for attending Learning

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‘Make shopping autism friendly’ – LDT

News, 10 September 2018   There are around 700,000 autistic people in the UK, as well as three million family members and carers. The National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour campaign, supported by toy retailer The Entertainer, is creating a week

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Thousands of autistic girls and women ‘going undiagnosed’ due to gender bias

Number of girls and women with the condition in UK may be vastly underestimated, leading neuroscientist says Hundreds of thousands of girls and women with autism are going undiagnosed due to it being viewed as a “male condition”, according to

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Choosing a school in Wales – NAS

Many parents of children on the autism spectrum have difficulties finding the right school. They can also be faced with making the decision about whether a mainstream or special school is best for their child.  The reasons for these difficulties can be:

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Autism Injustice to Meet Theresa May MP

We would like to remind people that if they have accessed our services, they are entitled to an Autism alert card available here. Emma Trevett started this petition to Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative

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Act on allegations of Fabricated or Induced Illness being used as a bullying tactic by professionals on parents of children with autism

Zoe Thompson started this petition to Chief Executive, NAS Mark Lever and 1 other We the undersigned note the dramatic increase in the use in the UK by professionals such as Social Workers, Psychologists, Speech and Language Therapists, staff in

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Risk markers for suicidality in autistic adults

Molecular Autism   2018 9:42     https://doi.org/10.1186/s13229-018-0226-4      © The Author(s). 2018 • Received: 22 February 2018   • Accepted: 22 July 2018   • Published: 31 July 2018 Abstract Background Research has shown high rates of suicidality in autism spectrum conditions

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NHS commences gaming disorder treatment | MHT

NHS commences gaming disorder treatment: when does enthusiasm become addiction? Norman Murray 31 August 2018 The NHS begins treating its first gaming disorder patients this month. From Fortnite to World of Warcraft, Candy Crush to Grand Theft Auto, the biggest

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How can you help? – Change.org

Petition update How can you help? J H Devon, United Kingdom 1 Sep 2018 — Many kind people have offered to help Sara Jane Harvey (aka Agony Autie) crowdfund a wheelchair. She is waiting for a power chair from the

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Developing the long term plan for the NHS

Overview The NHS has just celebrated its 70th birthday. A lot has changed since it was created in 1948, and as a result the NHS is responding to changes in society that were never expected, let alone planned for, when

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Letter templates for support, complaints and PIP – NAS

Complaints about health or care provision The health and care complaints process can be different for adults and children and according to where you live. Share This Post:

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EHC assessment in England – NAS

Assessment of Education, Health and Care needs in England This information looks at how autistic children and young people might receive support for their special educational needs (SEN) at nursery, school and college Most children’s needs can be met by

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Autism Hour is Back – NAS

The National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour Last year over 5,000 retailers took part in the world’s first mass participation Autism Hour. We hope that even more retailers take part this year.  Share This Post:

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Post-Diagnostic Support Group Minutes – August 2018

Minutes of the Thirty Second Post-Diagnostic Support Group 29th August 2018 Today’s group was attended by 27 people and 1 Autism dog. Unfortunately, despite Dreams best attempts, as soon as Linda put the microphone in her pocket, it would have

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An apology from Dream to the PDSG…

To everyone who attended the Post-Diagnostic Support Group today, whom I assured I would edit the audio together and put on Axia’s website within a week, I must humbly apologise. Unfortunately, there was some sort of technical issue and the

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NAS – We won the fight – can you help us win the war?

Hi Supporter, Breaking news – a better future for autistic pupils thanks to amazing people like you As you know, the National Autistic Society recently intervened in a court case involving an autistic pupil who was excluded from school. We

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Jack Monroe on defeating Katie Hopkins and why low-cost recipes matter

Jack Monroe is a food writer and poverty campaigner who has been diagnosed with Autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Jack Monroe on the need for low-cost recipes, defeating Katie Hopkins and why her son doesn’t have unsupervised access to

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