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Gazette News
IN PICTURES: Hundreds of music fans rock out at Cosmic Puffin festivallooking for an alternative form of expressing themselves. The event raised mon
IN PICTURES: Hundreds of music fans rock out at Cosmic Puffin festival
Gazette News / Posted 23 minutes ago
looking for an alternative form of expressing themselves. The event raised money for premature baby charity Bliss, The National Autistic Society, Animals Asia, Help Roxie Walk and Aid Life, which cares for patients with adrenoleukdystrophy, a... Read more
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Evening Standard
Autism campaigners hail victory in fight over future of day centrescouncil's response, saying: "This outcome is a tribute to a long arduous campai
Autism campaigners hail victory in fight over future of day centres
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
council's response, saying: "This outcome is a tribute to a long arduous campaign, supported by families and carers, the National Autistic Society and other local campaigns. "It is a pity that it took the threat of legal action to make Haringey... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Runcorn women's running group raise funds for good causes with London Marathon challengedon’t think I’ll come down for weeks.” First time marathoner Claire Ratcliffe
Runcorn women's running group raise funds for good causes with London Marathon challenge
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
don’t think I’ll come down for weeks.” First time marathoner Claire Ratcliffe also chose a cause close to her heart in the National Autistic Society as they were the first port of call for her sister when her sons, Claire’s nephews, were diagnosed... Read more
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Spalding Today
Father goes the distance for son at London MarathonI was helped by brilliant support from my wife Sue, and my kids James and Holly
Father goes the distance for son at London Marathon
Spalding Today / Posted 4 days ago
I was helped by brilliant support from my wife Sue, and my kids James and Holly. “We’ve raised £2500 for the National Autistic Society so far and it’s been an emotional time for sure.” Pictured are Steve, who has so far raised £2,500... Read more
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This is West Country
Dizzying heights for brave bunch who abseil off one of Taunton's tallest buildings for charityto make the drop was Stuart Lawrence, the chairman’s husband. Funds raised wil
Dizzying heights for brave bunch who abseil off one of Taunton's tallest buildings for charity
This is West Country / Posted 5 days ago
to make the drop was Stuart Lawrence, the chairman’s husband. Funds raised will go to the chairman’s two chosen charities, National Autistic Society and Somerset Trust for Arts and Recreation, and The Firefighters Charity. Cllr Lawrence said: “I’d... Read more
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FOX News
UK grocery store to offer ‘quiet hours’ for autistic shoppersI know the store will be a better place to shop for everyone," the manager rela
UK grocery store to offer ‘quiet hours’ for autistic shoppers
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
I know the store will be a better place to shop for everyone," the manager related to the Manchester Evening News. The National Autistic Society (NAS) of the U.K. has applauded the store location’s initiative and says typical shops and other... Read more
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This is West Country
Canine companions on fact-finding mission to Hinkley Point Bpower station works. Visitor centre staff also regularly support local and nat
Canine companions on fact-finding mission to Hinkley Point B
This is West Country / Posted 6 days ago
power station works. Visitor centre staff also regularly support local and national charities, including hosting awareness events for the British Heart Foundation, St John’s Ambulance, Hearing Dogs for Deaf People and the National Autistic Soc... Read more
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Gazette News
It's going to be another Cosmic weekendyoga and massage. There will also be a special children’s area. This year fund
It's going to be another Cosmic weekend
Gazette News / Posted 6 days ago
yoga and massage. There will also be a special children’s area. This year fundraising will help Bliss, Aldlife, and the National Autistic Society. Advance tickets for the three-day weekend event are £55 for adults and £40 for 12 to... Read more
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Evening Standard
Asda store introduces 'quiet hour' for autistic shopperscomfortable then I know the store will be a better place to shop for everyone.”
Asda store introduces 'quiet hour' for autistic shoppers
Evening Standard / Posted 7 days ago
comfortable then I know the store will be a better place to shop for everyone.” The initiative has been welcomed by the National Autistic Society who said sufferers avoid busy shops because of “extreme anxiety”. Campaign manager Tom Madders... Read more
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The Comet
London Marathon 2016: Stevenage runners share their stories ahead of tomorrow’s raceam very enthusiastic about the Spartans – a great club which welcomes and nurtu
London Marathon 2016: Stevenage runners share their stories ahead of tomorrow’s race
The Comet / Posted 9 days ago
am very enthusiastic about the Spartans – a great club which welcomes and nurtures all abilities.” Lisa is raising money for the National Autistic Society and is asking for donations to be made directly to the charity via www.a... Read more
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Oxford Mail
School for children with autism prepares for royal visitenvironment for 48 youngsters on the autism spectrum. On Thursday, May 19, Sop
School for children with autism prepares for royal visit
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 days ago
environment for 48 youngsters on the autism spectrum. On Thursday, May 19, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, a patron of the National Autistic Society, will host an official launch and take a tour of the school's facilities. Head of centre Louisa... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Belfast parents of autistic boy (10) in emotional appeal for people to show more understandingthat families of autistic children in Northern Ireland are left feeling sociall
Belfast parents of autistic boy (10) in emotional appeal for people to show more understanding
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
that families of autistic children in Northern Ireland are left feeling socially isolated. The UK-wide survey from the National Autistic Society of Northern Ireland reported that 50% of both autistic people and family members often don't leave... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Onesie-wearing children help national charitythey chose all sorts of patterns varying from dinosaurs to fairies. The nurser
Onesie-wearing children help national charity
Weston Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
they chose all sorts of patterns varying from dinosaurs to fairies. The nursery was taking part in a fundraiser for the National Autistic Society and it managed to collect £150 for the charity. New nursery manager Angie Pass said: “I am very... Read more
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The Inverness Courier
Complaint over care for severely autistic daughterfrom Glasgow to Inverness because of work. Their daughter had a residential pla
Complaint over care for severely autistic daughter
The Inverness Courier / Posted 16 days ago
from Glasgow to Inverness because of work. Their daughter had a residential placement at a school in Ayrshire run by the National Autistic Society and once a month would spend the weekend with her parents in the Highlands – an arrangement which... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Spectrum shiftemployment rates for adults with autism do not exist, but the UN estimates that
Spectrum shift
Namibia Economist / Posted 16 days ago
employment rates for adults with autism do not exist, but the UN estimates that 80% do not work. A survey by Britain’s National Autistic Society, a charity, suggests that only 12% of higher-functioning autistic adults work full time. For those... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Mayoral candidates debate disability issues in hustings run by five charitiesyou can watch it live. The British Deaf Association, Choice Support, Dimension
Mayoral candidates debate disability issues in hustings run by five charities
Croydon Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
you can watch it live. The British Deaf Association, Choice Support, Dimensions, Leonard Cheshire Disability, Mencap, The National Autistic Society, Royal National Institute of Blind People and Scope are together running a mayoral hustings taking... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Live: Mayoral candidates debate disability issues in hustings run by five charitiesyou can watch it live. The British Deaf Association, Choice Support, Dimension
Live: Mayoral candidates debate disability issues in hustings run by five charities
Kingston Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
you can watch it live. The British Deaf Association, Choice Support, Dimensions, Leonard Cheshire Disability, Mencap, The National Autistic Society, Royal National Institute of Blind People and Scope are together running a mayoral hustings taking... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Live: Mayoral candidates debate disability issues in hustings run by five charitiesyou can watch it live. The British Deaf Association, Choice Support, Dimension
Live: Mayoral candidates debate disability issues in hustings run by five charities
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
you can watch it live. The British Deaf Association, Choice Support, Dimensions, Leonard Cheshire Disability, Mencap, The National Autistic Society, Royal National Institute of Blind People and Scope are together running a mayoral hustings taking... Read more
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This is West Country
Brave souls from across Somerset to take on the dizzying heights of County Hall in aid of charityfor charity so far. All money raised will be divided equally between Somerset
Brave souls from across Somerset to take on the dizzying heights of County Hall in aid of charity
This is West Country / Posted 18 days ago
for charity so far. All money raised will be divided equally between Somerset County Council's Chairman's Charities - the National Autistic Society and Somerset Trust for Arts & Recreation (a charity which provides those little extras for... Read more
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Ipswich Star
The A Word is more than just TV for Suffolk mum Lyndsy Jealand he understands that he just thinks differently. We’re not all the same, whi
The A Word is more than just TV for Suffolk mum Lyndsy Jeal
Ipswich Star / Posted 20 days ago
and he understands that he just thinks differently. We’re not all the same, which is a good thing really.” Staff from the National Autistic Society (NAS) worked with producers on The A Word to ensure the portrayal of autism fits with the... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
Raising awareness of autism in St Albans and Harpendenand for daytime coffee or evening drinks. Run by Sarah Hayden, it helps parents
Raising awareness of autism in St Albans and Harpenden
Herts Advertiser / Posted 20 days ago
and for daytime coffee or evening drinks. Run by Sarah Hayden, it helps parents and children make friends. See the National Autistic Society website or for their telephone helpline, call 0808 800 4104. BBC drama ‘The A Word’ has received... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Nottinghamshire autism group launched as demand eruptsThe National Autistic Society launched a new Nottingham branch this month to co
Nottinghamshire autism group launched as demand erupts
Nottingham Post / Posted 21 days ago
The National Autistic Society launched a new Nottingham branch this month to cope with soaring demand. Tom Norton talks to the people behind it. Four years ago Arran Linton-Smith was told he was autistic. Arran, who is now 60, had spent his entire... Read more
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Daily Mail
people with autism reveal how NOT to treat people on the spectrumrevealed the things they wish people knew about the condition on the online com
people with autism reveal how NOT to treat people on the spectrum
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
revealed the things they wish people knew about the condition on the online community Reddit (file photo) According to The National Autistic Society, the condition is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Parents, carers and teachers invited to child mental health forum in BarrowCommissioning Group. County and borough Councillors as well as groups such as
Parents, carers and teachers invited to child mental health forum in Barrow
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Commissioning Group. County and borough Councillors as well as groups such as SAFA, Mind, Cadas, the Furness branch of the National Autistic Society and representatives of the Evening Mail's Healthy Young Minds campaign will be also be... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Teen’s fancy-dress charity challengeautism and will dress up in a myriad of different outfits, such as a nun costum
Teen’s fancy-dress charity challenge
Weston Mercury / Posted 24 days ago
autism and will dress up in a myriad of different outfits, such as a nun costume and a banana suit, to raise money for the National Autistic Society. April is National Autism Awareness Month and Lauren, who lives in Arundel Road, decided to take... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Autistic couple launch camapaign to raise awareness of conditionwith a gala dinner at the Four Pillars Hotel in Witney. The dinner, organised
Autistic couple launch camapaign to raise awareness of condition
Oxford Mail / Posted 24 days ago
with a gala dinner at the Four Pillars Hotel in Witney. The dinner, organised by the Pratts, will be held in aid of the National Autistic Society and Autistica UK on April 30. Mrs Pratt said: "We'd love to push the idea of the dinner as we have... Read more
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Bury Free Press
PICTURES: Creativity, learning and charity spirit across West Suffolkearned the accolades by volunteering at Nowton Park and completing a canoeing e
PICTURES: Creativity, learning and charity spirit across West Suffolk
Bury Free Press / Posted 25 days ago
earned the accolades by volunteering at Nowton Park and completing a canoeing expedition on the River Stour. The National Autistic Society set up a pop-up shop in Mildenhall Pictured: Simon Lancaster (Lives in one of the services), Tony... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Haringey promises adults with autism will be accomodated after legal threatshigh quality day services. “This outcome is a tribute to a long arduous campai
Haringey promises adults with autism will be accomodated after legal threats
The Ham&High Network / Posted 25 days ago
high quality day services. “This outcome is a tribute to a long arduous campaign, supported by families and carers, the National Autistic Society and other local campaigns. “It is a pity that it took the threat of legal action to make Haringey... Read more
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Babyology
Video shows how an ordinary day is overwhelming for a child with autismwith autism, causing extreme reactions that can be seen as bad behaviour by oth
Video shows how an ordinary day is overwhelming for a child with autism
Babyology / Posted 25 days ago
with autism, causing extreme reactions that can be seen as bad behaviour by other people. But the video, released by The National Autistic Society in the UK, hopes to help people comprehend what’s going on inside the head of a child with the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Ulverston woman aims to spread awareness for autism after late diagnosiswith autism three years ago. A formal diagnosis meant that she was eligible for
Ulverston woman aims to spread awareness for autism after late diagnosis
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 26 days ago
with autism three years ago. A formal diagnosis meant that she was eligible for an Autism Alert Card, issued by the National Autistic Society, which she uses on a number of occasions in difficult circumstances. Autistic Julia Clifford at a... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Study: Autism genetic risk factors are in most of usto the evidence that autism involves many complex and interacting factors inclu
Study: Autism genetic risk factors are in most of us
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
to the evidence that autism involves many complex and interacting factors including genetics, the environment, and the development of the brain," Carol Povey, director of the National Autistic Society Centre for Autism in Britain, told The Guar... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
This PSA puts you in the shoes of a kid with autismA new PSA puts viewers in the shoes of a child with autism. (The National Autis
This PSA puts you in the shoes of a kid with autism
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 28 days ago
A new PSA puts viewers in the shoes of a child with autism. (The National Autistic Society/YouTube) A U.K. organization designed a public service announcement to help people understand autism, specifically sensory symptoms some people with autism... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
This PSA puts you in the shoes of a kid with autismA new PSA puts viewers in the shoes of a child with autism. (The National Autis
This PSA puts you in the shoes of a kid with autism
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 28 days ago
A new PSA puts viewers in the shoes of a child with autism. (The National Autistic Society/YouTube) A U.K. organization designed a public service announcement to help people understand autism, specifically sensory symptoms some people with autism... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
This PSA puts you in the shoes of a kid with autismand his mom get on a shopping trip and then perhaps ask themselves, 'Have they
This PSA puts you in the shoes of a kid with autism
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 28 days ago
and his mom get on a shopping trip and then perhaps ask themselves, 'Have they done that before?'" Mark Lever of The National Autistic Society said. "At the very heart of autism awareness is simply a willingness to accept different.... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
This PSA puts you in the shoes of a kid with autismand his mom get on a shopping trip and then perhaps ask themselves, 'Have they
This PSA puts you in the shoes of a kid with autism
Dayton Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
and his mom get on a shopping trip and then perhaps ask themselves, 'Have they done that before?'" Mark Lever of The National Autistic Society said. "At the very heart of autism awareness is simply a willingness to accept different.... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
This PSA puts you in the shoes of a kid with autismand his mom get on a shopping trip and then perhaps ask themselves, 'Have they
This PSA puts you in the shoes of a kid with autism
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 28 days ago
and his mom get on a shopping trip and then perhaps ask themselves, 'Have they done that before?'" Mark Lever of The National Autistic Society said. "At the very heart of autism awareness is simply a willingness to accept different.... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
This PSA puts you in the shoes of a kid with autismand his mom get on a shopping trip and then perhaps ask themselves, 'Have they
This PSA puts you in the shoes of a kid with autism
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 28 days ago
and his mom get on a shopping trip and then perhaps ask themselves, 'Have they done that before?'" Mark Lever of The National Autistic Society said. "At the very heart of autism awareness is simply a willingness to accept different.... Read more
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ajc.com
This PSA puts you in the shoes of a kid with autismand his mom get on a shopping trip and then perhaps ask themselves, 'Have they
This PSA puts you in the shoes of a kid with autism
ajc.com / Posted 28 days ago
and his mom get on a shopping trip and then perhaps ask themselves, 'Have they done that before?'" Mark Lever of The National Autistic Society said. "At the very heart of autism awareness is simply a willingness to accept different.... Read more
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This is West Country
Easter activities at Hinkley Point visitor centrevisitor centre team will be helping to promote National Autism Awareness Day to
Easter activities at Hinkley Point visitor centre
This is West Country / Posted 28 days ago
visitor centre team will be helping to promote National Autism Awareness Day tomorrow (Wednesday, April 6) with the National Autistic Society. EDF Energy’s Visitor Centre Co-ordinator Marie Howe said: “We had over 500 visitors in the first... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Living with autism: Early diagnosis is platform for a much brighter futureincluding Christopher Eccleston, Morven Christie, Lee Ingleby and Greg McHugh a
Living with autism: Early diagnosis is platform for a much brighter future
Wakefield Today / Posted 29 days ago
including Christopher Eccleston, Morven Christie, Lee Ingleby and Greg McHugh and has been produced with support from the National Autistic Society which has been working with the show’s production team for over a year, reviewing scripts and... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
This PSA Puts You In The Shoes Of A Kid With Autismand his mom get on a shopping trip and then perhaps ask themselves, 'Have they
This PSA Puts You In The Shoes Of A Kid With Autism
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 30 days ago
and his mom get on a shopping trip and then perhaps ask themselves, 'Have they done that before?'" Mark Lever of The National Autistic Society said. "At the very heart of autism awareness is simply a willingness to accept different.... Read more
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KIVI Boise
This PSA Puts You In The Shoes Of A Kid With Autismand his mom get on a shopping trip and then perhaps ask themselves, 'Have they
This PSA Puts You In The Shoes Of A Kid With Autism
KIVI Boise / Posted 30 days ago
and his mom get on a shopping trip and then perhaps ask themselves, 'Have they done that before?'" Mark Lever of The National Autistic Society said. "At the very heart of autism awareness is simply a willingness to accept different.... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
This PSA Puts You In The Shoes Of A Kid With Autismand his mom get on a shopping trip and then perhaps ask themselves, 'Have they
This PSA Puts You In The Shoes Of A Kid With Autism
KGTV San Diego / Posted 30 days ago
and his mom get on a shopping trip and then perhaps ask themselves, 'Have they done that before?'" Mark Lever of The National Autistic Society said. "At the very heart of autism awareness is simply a willingness to accept different.... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
This PSA Puts You In The Shoes Of A Kid With Autismand his mom get on a shopping trip and then perhaps ask themselves, 'Have they
This PSA Puts You In The Shoes Of A Kid With Autism
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 30 days ago
and his mom get on a shopping trip and then perhaps ask themselves, 'Have they done that before?'" Mark Lever of The National Autistic Society said. "At the very heart of autism awareness is simply a willingness to accept different.... Read more
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Mashable
Video brings you the sensory overload a boy with autism feelsCan you make it to the end of a shopping centre? That's the question the UK's
Video brings you the sensory overload a boy with autism feels
Mashable / Posted 30 days ago
Can you make it to the end of a shopping centre? That's the question the UK's National Autistic Society asks in this video, which aims to show the sensory overload a boy with autism experiences in an environment that people without autism often... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
World Autism Awareness Day: Earlier diagnosis needed, say expertsand to help identify those left isolated for too long, such as girls with autis
World Autism Awareness Day: Earlier diagnosis needed, say experts
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
and to help identify those left isolated for too long, such as girls with autism." A separate report published by the National Autistic Society has shown that autistic people and their families feel "isolated" because of poor public... Read more
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U TV
Unique ‘street party’ to mark World Autism DaySaturday is World Autism Day and the National Autistic Society’s Newtownards br
Unique ‘street party’ to mark World Autism Day
U TV / Posted 30 days ago
Saturday is World Autism Day and the National Autistic Society’s Newtownards branch as well as Helping Hands Autism Support Group organised the event at the east Belfast safety and life skills centre, RADAR (Risk Avoidance Danger Awareness Resource)... Read more
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International Business Times
World Autism Awareness Day 2016: What challenges do family have to face? with other people's reactions can also cause a lot of distress for the family.
World Autism Awareness Day 2016: What challenges do family have to face?
International Business Times / Posted a month ago
with other people's reactions can also cause a lot of distress for the family. For this year's Autism Awareness Day, the National Autistic Society has chosen to address this issue. Based on a survey on 7,000 autistic people and their families,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Woman diagnosed with autism at 47 backs campaign for better understandinghome and a job she loved. She had been unable to cope with noise or social situ
Woman diagnosed with autism at 47 backs campaign for better understanding
heraldscotland / Posted a month ago
home and a job she loved. She had been unable to cope with noise or social situations. Now she's backing a campaign by the National Autistic Society aiming to improve the general public's understanding of autism, and and build more tolerant... Read more
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International Business Times
Autism awareness: 'Asperger syndrome means you learn human interaction like studying a degree' have equal opportunities in the workplace. Only 10% of autistic adults receive
Autism awareness: 'Asperger syndrome means you learn human interaction like studying a degree'
International Business Times / Posted a month ago
have equal opportunities in the workplace. Only 10% of autistic adults receive employment support, according to the National Autistic Society, despite 53% saying they want it. She says she has benefited from interpersonal skills courses,... Read more
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