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Victory for adults with autism as new care system changes to recognise hidden needs
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Victory for adults with autism as new care system changes to recognise hidden needs

The National Autistic Society (NAS) announced a victory today for adults with autism as changes to the new care system have recognised their hidden needs. The new national eligibility criteria for care and support can be found here. The Care Act regulation...
Interview with Stephanie Wang founder of Protectors Not Bullies – Part 2
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Interview with Stephanie Wang founder of Protectors Not Bullies – Part 2

Stephanie Wang - is mother to Jaran who has autism and recently decided to start a campaign in order to educate people about invisible disabilities. She has set up a Facebook page, Protectors not Bullies which state, 'We pledge to educate our children on the d...
Interview with Stephanie Wang founder of Protectors Not Bullies – Part 1
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Interview with Stephanie Wang founder of Protectors Not Bullies – Part 1

Stephanie Wang - is mother to Jaran who has autism and recently decided to start a campaign in order to educate people about invisible disabilities. She has set up a Facebook page, Protectors not Bullies which state, 'We pledge to educate our children on the d...
Special needs advocate Martha Hanes Ziegler dies aged 84.
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Special needs advocate Martha Hanes Ziegler dies aged 84.

Cambridge,MA - Martha Hanes Ziegler, 84, most known for her tireless advocacy for people with special needs, and for her 2010 published memoir “My Daughter, My Teacher,” passed away on September 13 at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge due to complications fro...
“I’m in to Hire” campaign launched for individuals with autism by billionaire Carlos Slim
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“I’m in to Hire” campaign launched for individuals with autism by billionaire Carlos Slim

Carlos Slim who is a billionaire, together with the founder of Best Buddies, Anthony Shriver, have created a new campaign. The awareness campaign, known as “I’m in to Hire,” hopes to encourage employers to hire individuals with intellectual disabilities...