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2016.06.20 - Anderson School to change management

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 18:29

Anderson School will be under new ownership and management in time for the autumn term. The Aurora Group will be taking over from our charity.

2016.06.02 - Ofsted success for Thames Valley School

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 13:38
Ofsted success for Reading autism school, Thames Valley School, as their first Ofsted report finds all aspects ‘good’.

2016.06.08 - Updated notice on so-called cures

Thu, 09/06/2016 - 14:40

We are concerned by stories about two dangerous products being pedalled as ‘cures’ for autism and other disabilities and condition. These products can be harmful – do not use them in any circumstances.

2016.06.09 - Local campaign success: new mental health service for Hull

Thu, 09/06/2016 - 13:00
NHS England have announced plans to open a new mental health unit in Hull, almost three years after an existing unit was closed.

2016.06.09 - New playground at Church Lawton

Thu, 09/06/2016 - 12:42

The Mayor of Cheshire East opened a new playground at Church Lawton school.

2016.02.19 - Notice on so-called cures

Wed, 08/06/2016 - 13:34

We are concerned by stories about two dangerous products being pedalled as ‘cures’ for autism and other disabilities and condition. These products can be harmful – do not use them in any circumstances.

2015.10.01 - Rugby World Cup visits Helen Allison School

Fri, 03/06/2016 - 18:26
The Rugby World Cup trophy came to The National Autistic Society’s (NAS) Helen Allison School in Gravesend on 3 September, as part of a special tour to mark the start of the tournament.

2016.06.02 - Tell us your SEN experiences

Thu, 02/06/2016 - 19:06
Tell us about support for autistic children in your area.

2016.05.27 - Could you be one of our new Trustees?

Thu, 02/06/2016 - 15:30
Apply to become one of our new Trustees. Find out more about the job and apply online. We're recruiting candidates with board-level experience.

2015.07.31 -Preston Autism Resource Centre launches

Thu, 02/06/2016 - 15:12

Local families launch Preston Autism Resource Centre

2015.08.28 - UK’s first autism-specific school starts 50th anniversary celebrations

Thu, 02/06/2016 - 15:12

Summer BBQ marks achievements of current and graduating students

2015.08.07 - Disability benefits surveys

Thu, 02/06/2016 - 15:12

Benefits survey

2015.08.03 - Disney's The Lion King autism-friendly performance

Thu, 02/06/2016 - 15:12
The award-winning musical comes to London for an autism-friendly performance on 30 August.

2015.08.07 - NAS raises urgent concerns about CAMHS in Cumbria

Thu, 02/06/2016 - 15:12
The NAS calls for outside intervention in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in Cumbria

2015.08.13 - Research into communication and multi-sensory difficulties in children under six. Can you help?

Thu, 02/06/2016 - 15:12

Help us with our study about communication and sensory issues in children with autism. King's College London is researching children under six.

2015.08.14 - Is playing Minecraft helpful for children on the autism spectrum?

Thu, 02/06/2016 - 15:12

Can computer games like Minecraft help children with autism? CBBC Newsround spoke to an NAS expert to ask if the game can help with social skills.

2016.06.01 - Broken Promises report published

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 17:56
The National Autistic Society NI and Autism NI have published the Broken Promises report, calling for real fulfilment of the changes promised in the 2011 Autism Act.

2016.05.30 - Specsavers Glasgow is named Scotland's first autism-friendly optician

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 13:58
Specsavers Glasgow is named Scotland's first autism-friendly optician.

2016.06.01 - GPs receive new autism resources

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 12:20
A new toolkit of autism resources for GPs has been sent to all GP surgeries in England.