National Autistic Society

Type: Organization
Name: National Autistic Society
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Special needs pupil reforms in place

Reforms that aim to give children and young people with special educational needs (SEN) and their parents a greater say in the support they receive have come into effect in England.Under the "simpler and more joined up" system stretching from birth to ... [Published BBC - 2 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Dan Walker’s driving ambition to boost hospital funds

Football Focus presenter Dan Walker is to host a celebrity golf day in Sheffield to raise money for the Children's Hospital.Dan, who is a patron to The Children’s Hospital Charity, and friends are hoping to raise as much cash as possible for the hospital ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Oliver’s charity train celebrates birthday

Kinsley teenager Oliver Morgan is celebrating the first anniversary of his steam train project to raise awareness of autism.The Asperger’s Flyer, spearheaded by the Hemsworth Arts and Community College pupil, marked its first birthday at an event at ... [Published Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Cyclist bids for logo world record

A man with autism has cycled through wind and rain to break an unusual world record.Arran Linton-Smith, 58, from Nottingham, sported 106 company logos on his jersey when he competed in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100.He believes this is the highest ... [Published Bourne Local - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Victory for welfare campaigners as government loses appeal against benefits ruling

The Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling which found that the process used to decide whether hundreds of thousands of people are eligible for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) disadvantages people with mental health problems, learning disabilities ... [Published Mind - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 2 reports

Family wants to give back to charity

A Berwick mum has raised almost £2,000 for a charity that supports people with autism, thanks to the generosity of local schools and clubs.Alison Easton is coordinating a six-month fundraising drive to raise money for The National Autistic Society in ... [Published Berwick Advertiser - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Autism charity defends decision to take sponsorship cash

A disability charity has refused to reconsider its decision to accept sponsorship funding from an Irish care organisation criticised for its "total disregard" of a young autistic man's human rights.Disabled activists in the UK and Ireland have been vocal ... [Published The Fed Online - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Surplus synapses ‘may cause autism’

CHILDREN with autism have too many "junction boxes" in their brains, a medical study has found.The surplus synapses – places where neurons connect and communicate – are due to a lack of "pruning" that normally occurs early in life.In mice with autistic ... [Published Yorkshire Post - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 3 reports

Autism 'shame and blame' culture has to end

Autism is a life long condition. It's one of the most heartbreaking journeys a parent can face. Autism within the Asian community is even harder as we have a tendency to not discuss these issues.We don't want to admit our child needs help or has special ... [Published itv.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Segregation of Disabled People & Support of National Autistic Society

The Rise of The Residential Institutions to segregate Disabled People and the support given by The National Autistic Society .The National Autistic Society is being sponsored by Nua Health Care, Residential Institutions.Nua Health Care is the Institution ... [Published Disabled People Against Cuts - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 2 reports

Somerset County Council chairman praises 'brave' charity...

Comments (0)THE chairman of Somerset County Council has praised the bravery of fundraisers who took part in a charity abseil earlier this year.Councillor David Fothergill hailed the “brave step” taken by more than 90 people who raised £13,000 for various ... [Published Western Gazette - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Cyclist bids for logo world record

A man with autism has cycled through wind and rain to break an unusual world record.Arran Linton-Smith, 58, from Nottingham, sported 106 company logos on his jersey when he competed in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100.He believes this is the highest ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 15 2014]

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And learning disability Mencap also complained that "the finer details" had yet to be published, "which means that professionals who work with children and young people with SEN have just a few months' notice of their new obligations before they are expected to meet them"
Arran, a senior manager at Interserve Construction, said: "It was a shame that the event had to be cut short but the conditions were so dangerous that the decision was a no-brainer."
Carol Povey, director of the NAS Centre for Autism, said in a statement: "We appreciate that people have very genuine concerns, but we understand that this case is highly sensitive and complex and subject to ongoing discussions between the HSE [the Irish health service] as commissioner in Ireland, Nua Healthcare as provider, and the family."

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Special needs pupil reforms in place [Published BBC - 2 hours ago]
Dan Walker’s driving ambition to boost hospital... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 21 hours ago]
Oliver’s charity train celebrates birthday [Published Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express - Aug 30 2014]
Cyclist bids for logo world record [Published Bourne Local - Aug 28 2014]
Victory for welfare campaigners as government l... [Published Mind - Aug 28 2014]
National Diversity Awards Nominee: Olley Edwards [Published Able Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
Family wants to give back to charity [Published Berwick Advertiser - Aug 24 2014]
Family wants to give back to charity [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 24 2014]
Autism charity defends decision to take sponsor... [Published The Fed Online - Aug 22 2014]
London, Leeds, Tokyo…NCVO is feeling (somewhat)... [Published National Council for Voluntary Organisations - Aug 22 2014]
Surplus synapses ‘may cause autism’ [Published Yorkshire Post - Aug 21 2014]
Court of Protection update [Published Solicitors Journal - Aug 20 2014]
Autism 'shame and blame' culture has to end [Published itv.com - Aug 18 2014]
Segregation of Disabled People & Support of Nat... [Published Disabled People Against Cuts - Aug 18 2014]
'More awareness' of autism needed among BME groups [Published itv.com - Aug 18 2014]
Autism report says more awareness needed in Asi... [Published itv.com - Aug 18 2014]
Somerset County Council chairman praises 'brave... [Published Western Gazette - Aug 17 2014]
Abseil raises over £13,000 [Published Somerset County Gazette - Aug 16 2014]
Lesser-known things about Asperger's syndrome [Published BBC - Aug 16 2014]
Calderdale Council gains top marks for support ... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Aug 15 2014]
Cyclist bids for logo world record [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 15 2014]
Wells Journal published Funds climb after absei... [Published Wells Journal - Aug 15 2014]
Doncaster marathon man to raise money for three... [Published Thorne & District Gazette - Aug 14 2014]
Sponsorship world record broken [Published Daily Liberal - Aug 13 2014]
Cyclist bids for logo world record [Published Wharfvalley - Aug 13 2014]
Device helps autistic communicate [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Aug 12 2014]
The difficult line – the MCA and the MHA [Published Local Government Lawyer - Aug 11 2014]
Mothers demand changes to Cumbria mental health... [Published In-Cumbria - Aug 08 2014]
Walk raises funds for sensory room [Published Nailsea Clevedon & Portishead Times - Aug 07 2014]
Student Kirsty on cultural exchange to China [Published Kirkintilloch Herald - Aug 07 2014]
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Meet Joshua Beckford Who Attended Oxford Univer... [Published Global Voices Online - May 14 2014]
Omg Ghana  reports about J oshua Beckford's outstanding academic achievement: At age 8, you were probably practicing a sport or was preparing for the third grade. Well, meet an 8 year old with a twist, Joshua Beckford. This particular young boy is by ...
National Autistic Society "Sensory Sensitivity"... [Published adland.tv - May 01 2014]
To coincide with World Autism Awareness Month, Rattling Stick, The News and the National Autistic Society created a visual and aural experience to showcaseone fo the many challenges one faces li Country:  United Kingdom Commercials:  PSA & Public ...
Yes, my brother's got autism. But how does that... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Mar 08 2014]
Faruk Ali's family must have felt like me when their son was attacked. And the police should have been there to help I can vividly remember the moment I realised that people were frightened of my brother. I was 18, and my boss at the time was telling ...
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