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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...
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 ...
The National Autistic Society Claim That Sherlock Holmes Could Be Autistic
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The National Autistic Society Claim That Sherlock Holmes Could Be Autistic

The National Autistic Society (NAS), UK – In an article published yesterday Dec16 in the Telegraph, by Hayley Dixon; The NAS claim that the television character of Sherlock Holmes could be Autistic. They state that his ability to solve crimes from minim...
Ask Autism Training Service by Autistic People for Professionals
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Ask Autism Training Service by Autistic People for Professionals

‘Ask autism is an exciting new training service from The National Autistic Society, offering a range of products for professional development. Uniquely developed and delivered by people on the autism spectrum, Ask autism provides an 'insider' perspective of au...
City College Norwich shortlisted for a National Autistic Society ‘Autism Professionals Award’
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City College Norwich shortlisted for a National Autistic Society ‘Autism Professionals Award’

The Phoenix Purple education team, City College Norwich, UK - have been shortlisted for a national award for work supporting young people with autism. They provide a personalised programme for students with autism and have been shortlisted for one of the Na...
National Autistic Society UK speak out about Susan Boyles Asperger’s diagnosis
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National Autistic Society UK speak out about Susan Boyles Asperger’s diagnosis

The National Autistic Society of Great Britain have responded to Susan Boyle (SuBo's) candid interview in the Observer about her Asperger's Syndrome diagnosis last year. In Britain it is thought that thousands of adults, especially female adults remain undi...
New Survey Highlights Autistic Children Face a High Level of Bullying in Hertfordshire Schools
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New Survey Highlights Autistic Children Face a High Level of Bullying in Hertfordshire Schools

The Hertfordshire branch of the National Autistic Society (HARC) Hertfordshire, UK - survey carried out in the local area asked parents their opinions about school provision for their autistic children. The Comet 24 reports that: "59 per cent of respondents ...
Pioneering centre serving the adult autistic community in Cambridge opens
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Pioneering centre serving the adult autistic community in Cambridge opens

The doors of a new pioneering centre,  named after the late wife of  Nirma Sethia, located in Cambridge, UK  opened it doors.  At a cost of £1.5m ,the Chitra Sethia Autism Centre has been made possible thanks to the Autism Research Trust (ART) and the Nati...