National Autistic Society

Type: Organization
Name: National Autistic Society
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 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 - 15 hours ago]
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 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Lesser-known things about Asperger's syndrome

When people hear the words Asperger's syndrome, they often think of children or Albert Einstein - even though he was never formally diagnosed. But here are some things about Asperger's that are less well known.Asperger's syndrome, sometimes known as an ... [Published BBC - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Calderdale Council gains top marks for support for children and young people with autism

Calderdale Council has received the seal of approval for its support for children and young people with autism.The council gained accreditation through the National Autistic Society for the top-rate level of care and specialised knowledge it offers to ... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Aug 15 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]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Wells Journal published Funds climb after abseil for charity

Comments (0)More than £13,000 was raised for charity when more than 90 people abseiled off Taunton's tallest building back in April this year.Somerset County Council joined forces with FLAG – Flooding on the Levels Action Group and Devon and Somerset ... [Published Wells Journal - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Chair of police and crime panel is guest speaker at Staffordshire...

Comments (0)AUTISM campaigner Kevin Healey has attracted more than 1,350 signatures on a petition to help him beat cyber bullying.Kevin wants Twitter to verify his account – which has almost 17,000 followers – to stop impersonators.The award-winning ... [Published The Sentinel - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Helen Leach raises money for National Autistic Society

Helen Leach has successfully completed a charity swim and a 10k run to raise over £350 for the National Autistic Society.Helen decided to raise money for the National Autistic Society as she has a son who is autistic.Helen said: “I chose the National ... [Published Rochdale Online - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Cyclists raise nearly £4,000 for autism charity

Barry Wharf, Richard Bennett, David Norton and Paul Hughes, who have helped raise nearly £4,000 for the National Autistic Society with a night-time cycle ride.Andrew Fitchett, ReporterFriday, July 25, 20143:51 PMA quartet of cyclists have completed a ... [Published Thetford and Brandon Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

The National Autistic Society announce their autumn conferences

Save the date: conferences from We are delighted to let you know about our upcoming autumn conferences featuring some of the world’s top experts. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear up-to-the-minute information and share best practice in the field of ... [Published Care Industry News - Jul 23 2014]

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Councillor David Fothergill, the county council's chairman, said: "Well done to everyone that took that brave step off County Hall to raise money for charity. I am very proud that the event has raised so much and I encourage people to get involved in more daredevil events in the near future to raise money for this worthwhile cause."
"We'll watch with interest and see how it goes, then we might have a looklook at having another go at it" Cr Dickerson said
"Arran's commitment to making the world a better place for people with autism is nothing short of inspiring."
"But most importantly, it can bring joy by giving a voice to those who don't have one."

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Surplus synapses ‘may cause autism’ [Published Yorkshire Post - 15 hours ago]
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]
Mum of 'baby' beauty queen raises thousands of ... [Published Manchester Evening News - Aug 06 2014]
Chair of police and crime panel is guest speake... [Published The Sentinel - Aug 05 2014]
ALL ABOARD FOR AUTISM WITH THOMAS & FRIENDS [Published Staffordshire Living - Aug 04 2014]
Guy’s and St Thomas’ offers lego therapy for fo... [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 04 2014]
Protests over care home [Published Lancashire Evening Post - Aug 03 2014]
Weston College apprenticeships campaign smashes... [Published Bristol Post - Jul 31 2014]
Neal Arden [Published Telegraph - Jul 31 2014]
Devastated family told autistic daughter has to... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Jul 31 2014]
Extra Time: what’s on in your area? (Jul 31 - A... [Published Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra - Jul 31 2014]
Create! winners presentation in Sully [Published Penarth Times - Jul 30 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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