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UK Charity Ambitious about Autism – 4 in 10 children with autism are illegally excluded from school
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UK Charity Ambitious about Autism – 4 in 10 children with autism are illegally excluded from school

The UK charity Ambitious about Autism - found in a recent survey of 500 families that 4 in 10 children had been formally and temporarily excluded from school, this is illegal. They have recently launched their 'Ruled Out ' campaign that Autism Daily Newscas...
Press Release – Finished at School: Supporting young people with autism to move from school to college
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Press Release – Finished at School: Supporting young people with autism to move from school to college

One day training courses to help staff support young people with autism to move from school to college are being hosted across all nine regions in England, on dates in Autumn term 2015 and Spring term 2016, across ten colleges. Ambitious about Autism, the l...
Press Release – HMRC and Department for Work and Pensions Provide Work experience for young people with autism
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Press Release – HMRC and Department for Work and Pensions Provide Work experience for young people with autism

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have offered young people with autism work experience as part of an ‘Insight Programme’ developed in partnership with Ambitious about Autism. The scheme, which ran from Monday 29 J...
Ambitious About Autism – “It is shocking that so many children with SEN are missing out on education”
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Ambitious About Autism – “It is shocking that so many children with SEN are missing out on education”

The Department for Education released on July 30 the report:Permanent and Fixed Period Exclusions in England:2013 to 2014. The full report can be read here. On page five of the report it is reported that Special Educational Needs (SEN) pupils have the highe...
Autism Community’s Response to the Daily Mail Article – “Recipe for a serial killer?”
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Autism Community’s Response to the Daily Mail Article – “Recipe for a serial killer?”

Daily Mail - On May 21 the Daily Mail published an article entitled, "Recipe for a serial killer? Childhood abuse, autism and head injuries are more common in murderers, study claims" in which the article by Victoria Woollaston states: "Serial killers are por...