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Fears for education of Autistic children in Pembrokeshire, UK
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Fears for education of Autistic children in Pembrokeshire, UK

There are fears that some children with suspected Autism are missing out on early intervention and specialist education because they are not being diagnosed early enough. The Hywel Dda health board in Pembrokeshire, Wales, have 340 children on their waiting...
Anna Kennedy OBE, Autism Campaigner awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Professional Studies from Teesside University
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Anna Kennedy OBE, Autism Campaigner awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Professional Studies from Teesside University

Anna Kennedy OBE is a prominent autism campaigner, Tesco Mum of the Year, founder of two ASD specialist schools in the UK, author and mother of two young men on the autistic spectrum. Anna provides help, support and information through her various social media...
Cerebra – Postal Book and Sensory Toy Lending Library Service
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Cerebra – Postal Book and Sensory Toy Lending Library Service

Founded in 2001, Cerebra is a unique national charity that strives to improve the lives of children with brain-related neurological conditions, through research, education and direct, on-going support. The charity helps children who have neurodevelopmental di...
Cambridgeshire mothers struggle for Roo’s educational rights
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Cambridgeshire mothers struggle for Roo’s educational rights

  Most nine year olds are happily settling in to their first terms in their schools but not little Roo Leanne Riley from Creamfields Road, Walton Highway, she has been without a school for almost six months. Roo is diagnosed as having attention defici...
Leo’s Childcare ‘aims to be the first non-profit childcare nursery in Yorkshire for children with autism’.
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Leo’s Childcare ‘aims to be the first non-profit childcare nursery in Yorkshire for children with autism’.

The lady behind the initiative is Allison Cuthbertson who set off on the journey of working with children with special educational needs over twenty years ago. Talking exclusively to Autism Daily Newscast, Allison explains, “I was lucky enough to be a stay a...
Helping Individuals with Autism Communicate Using Sign Language
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Helping Individuals with Autism Communicate Using Sign Language

This is the first in a series about using sign language to  help individuals with autism communicate functionally. A characteristic feature of an autism diagnosis is impaired functional communication. Children with autism often develop language later an...