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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...
Wear your onesie for the National Autistic Society
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Wear your onesie for the National Autistic Society

National Autistic Society (NAS) - have launched 'Onesie Wednesday' for World Autism Awareness Day April 2. On April 2 the NAS would like everyone to wear their onesies or pyjamas to support people with autism and to help raise awareness. 'Onesie Wednesday...
The National Autistic Society ‘Push for Action’ campaign raised in Parliament
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The National Autistic Society ‘Push for Action’ campaign raised in Parliament

National Autistic Society (NAS), UK, Push for Action - is a campaign which aims to improve services for adults who are on the autistic spectrum. The NAS ‘Push for Action’ campaign was raised in Parliament during the Health questions session. The Push for...
National Autistic Society (NAS) are Campaigning with People in Nottingham to Save Local Autism Service
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National Autistic Society (NAS) are Campaigning with People in Nottingham to Save Local Autism Service

NAS, UK - are campaigning with local people from Nottingham to save the Adults with Asperger’s Team. The NAS report that the team have supported at least 10 per cent of the adult population living with Asperger syndrome in the county. They state on their web...
BBC Four, ‘Autism: Challenging Behaviour’ Documentary and Opinions
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BBC Four, ‘Autism: Challenging Behaviour’ Documentary and Opinions

Reaction to "Autism: Challenging Behaviour" on BBC is strong and mixed. Airdate: Tuesday 5th November. The documentary focused upon the use of Applied Behaviour Analysis) and how it is used as an intervention for Autistic children. The programme information o...
Giant button, ‘Jenson’ hits Barrow-in-Furness to ‘Push for Action’ for People with Autism
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Giant button, ‘Jenson’ hits Barrow-in-Furness to ‘Push for Action’ for People with Autism

A giant 2-ft button, nicknamed Jensen, who is the mascot of the National Autistic Society’s (NAS) ‘Push for Action’ campaign arrived in Barrow-in-Furness on Wednesday 23rd October. The campaign aims at improving support for adults with autism. The Furness N...
Support for individuals on the autism spectrum needed throughout the whole life cycle
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Support for individuals on the autism spectrum needed throughout the whole life cycle

As the mother of a child on the autistic spectrum, I have to say that I feel very well supported and that I have a wealth of information at my fingertips. I am also aware though that I have been extremely lucky at finding support and like-minded people who I c...