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March PDSG Presentation with Karen McGuinness – Processing an Autism Diagnosis

Thank you to Karen for her presentation on “processing a diagnosis” for our Post-Diagnostic Support Group meeting this March.   There were a number of links and slides which were mentioned during the presentation, and we have provided these below.

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ICD-11 2022 Release – WHO

ICD-11 2022 release ICD-11 is now officially in effect for the national and international recording and reporting of causes of illness, death – and more. The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) provides a common language that allows health professionals to

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Thanks for standing with us – NAS

Over 40,000 sign our petition to save autistic children’s futures On Tuesday, we went to Westminster to tell Nadhim Zahawi, Secretary of State for Education, that he has to act now to save autistic children’s futures. 42,237 campaigners signed our

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New Premises Update

The eagerly anticipated date for completion of the Main house /office and the Admin Office was completed on Tuesday. Calvin, Beverley, Dream and myself visited the new premises, Brookside Farm Cottage, and mused over the high calibre of workmanship displayed!

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NAS – Emily Katy’s mental health blog, a call for young ambassadors & more!

World Autism Acceptance Week: 28 March – 3 April 2022. Get involved in our Super 60 Challenge or download Anne Hegerty’s Spectrum Quiz! Share This Post:

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PDSG on 2nd March 2022

Hello everyone 😊 Our next Post Diagnostic Support Group Session is being held on Wednesday 2nd March 2022 at our usual time, 12:00 p.m until 2:00p.m. The session is being taken by a special guest speaker, Karen McGuinness who is

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Clarification of “Right to Choose” Applications to Axia

We need to clarify that there are certain criteria under the NHS “Right to Choose” which have to be fulfilled in order for Axia to be able to carry out assessments. We can only carry out the following: Assessment for

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NAS – Become a Young Ambassador

Would you like to campaign for change for young autistic people? Our Campaigns team are looking for autistic people aged 16-21 to join our Young Ambassadors group. You don’t need to have previous campaigning experience, or understand lots about politics

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BBC autism documentary wants to hear from you!

The BBC are producing a new documentary exploring the lives of people on the autism spectrum. If you would like to find out more please click the link below. Share This Post:

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January PDSG Presentation and Q&A with Linda Buchan

Thank you to Linda for her presentation on the changes occurring with Axia, and the Question and Answer session for our main Post-Diagnostic Support Group meeting this January.   Thank you to all those who attended, and for those who

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Stop caging people with autism and learning disabilities – BBC

Stop caging people with autism and learning disabilities, says Robert Buckland Ex-Justice Secretary Sir Robert Buckland is calling for changes to mental health laws to stop people with autism or learning disabilities being detained in hospitals for long periods. Last

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The relationship between strength’s use and strength’s knowledge – Research

Hi My name is Madeleine Chalker and I would like to invite you to take part in a research study as part of my BSc dissertation project in Psychology. The study involves completing an online questionnaire which will explore wellbeing

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Admin Office Training Day

Hi everyone, Please note that our admin office will be closed on Thursday 20th January, due to staff training. We will not be responding to calls or emails during this time, but will be back in the office as normal

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January PDSG Reminder

Hello everyone. I just wanted to remind everyone that our next Post Diagnostic Support Group Session is being held on Wednesday 19th January 2022 at our usual time, 12:00 p.m until 2:00p.m. The session is being taken by a special

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PDA Society – Our Strategy 2022-2027

We’re delighted to share our new strategy. It’s the first strategy we’ve published and has 6 goals that explain what we hope to achieve from 2022 to 2027. This 5-year plan was produced using feedback from the PDA community (with

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Axia’s January 2022 PDSG Presentation

Thank you to Chloe and Evie for hosting the first Post-Diagnostic Support Group meeting this year, on the topic of “Reasonable Adjustments”, particularly focussing on adults in employment and education.   For those of you who missed the “Mini PDSG”,

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PDSG on 19th January 2022

Hello everyone 😊 Our next Post Diagnostic Support Group Session is being held on Wednesday 19th January 2022 at our usual time, 12:00 p.m until 2:00p.m. The session is being taken by a special guest speaker, Dr Linda Buchan, Director

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New Axia Alert Cards

Hello everyone 😊 Many thanks to those who attended the Mini PDSG today! For those of you who didn’t, you can rewatch this when it has been uploaded in the next few days. We discussed some improvements to Post-assessment resources

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