Autism Today in Australia

According to the Australian bureaux of statistics, there were approximately 125,000 people affected by ASD, or autism spectrum disorder in Australia in the year 2009. To define this figure, this can be broken down to one in 160 for 6-12 year aged children. The point must be made however, that this figure is speculative, given […]

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 system for children with special educational needs (SEN) being introduced by the […]