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National Autistic Society Response to Draft SEN Code of Practice
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National Autistic Society Response to Draft SEN Code of Practice

National Autistic Society (NAS) UK - had now submitted its response to the Draft SEN Code of Practice consultation in England to the Government. They highlight serious concerns and state that: 'It is not fit for purpose as legal guidance for the new syst...
ASTEP- Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership provide services for the autism community
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ASTEP- Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership provide services for the autism community

New York — ASTEP — We recently shared a press release about the services that ASTEP (Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership) provides for the autism community. Founded in 2010, the organization has helped many companies in the hiring of indivi...
Autism community reaction to Liz Feld stepping down from her post as President of Autism Speaks
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Autism community reaction to Liz Feld stepping down from her post as President of Autism Speaks

Monday it was announced that Liz Feld, President of Autism Speaks is to step down from her role. Interestingly enough, no official press release has been issued by Autism Speaks, but Disability Scoop ran the story which can be read here. Nor has Feld made ...
Cyber Bullying and Autism. Parliamentary Meeting with Officials from the Department of Education
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Cyber Bullying and Autism. Parliamentary Meeting with Officials from the Department of Education

December 10, Portcullis House, Westminster, London, UK - A parliamentary meeting took place between party officials from the Department of Education, Chris Flynn, Nigel Fulton and Maria Hutchings and Hayley Smith, who were speaking on behalf of Kevin Healey wh...
Kevin Healey Leading Autism Campaigner Launches Online Petition for Twitter Verification
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Kevin Healey Leading Autism Campaigner Launches Online Petition for Twitter Verification

Kevin Healey, Staffordshire UK - is an Autism Campaigner, charity founder, Trustee and Ambassador for the National Autistic Society (NAS). Kevin has Asperger’s Syndrome and currently has over 118,000 twitter followers. Autism Daily Newscast has reported in ...
Stephanie Powell from California Fights for Equal Educational Services for Autistic Adults
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Stephanie Powell from California Fights for Equal Educational Services for Autistic Adults

Marin County, California - Stephanie Powell's younger sister Melissa 22 has Rett Syndrome which is a neurodevelopmental disorder that lies on the autism spectrum. Melissa is non-verbal and can suffer from seizures. Stephanie explains her frustrations over...