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BBC Four, ‘Autism: Challenging Behaviour’ Documentary and Opinions
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BBC Four, ‘Autism: Challenging Behaviour’ Documentary and Opinions

Reaction to "Autism: Challenging Behaviour" on BBC is strong and mixed. Airdate: Tuesday 5th November. The documentary focused upon the use of Applied Behaviour Analysis) and how it is used as an intervention for Autistic children. The programme information o...
Giant button, ‘Jenson’ hits Barrow-in-Furness to ‘Push for Action’ for People with Autism
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Giant button, ‘Jenson’ hits Barrow-in-Furness to ‘Push for Action’ for People with Autism

A giant 2-ft button, nicknamed Jensen, who is the mascot of the National Autistic Society’s (NAS) ‘Push for Action’ campaign arrived in Barrow-in-Furness on Wednesday 23rd October. The campaign aims at improving support for adults with autism. The Furness N...
Support for individuals on the autism spectrum needed throughout the whole life cycle
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Support for individuals on the autism spectrum needed throughout the whole life cycle

As the mother of a child on the autistic spectrum, I have to say that I feel very well supported and that I have a wealth of information at my fingertips. I am also aware though that I have been extremely lucky at finding support and like-minded people who I c...
Press Release – Major European initiative to boost understanding of autism
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Press Release – Major European initiative to boost understanding of autism

Understanding about autism will get a boost as universities, charities and expert institutions from 14 European countries come together in a major new programme. Autism Spectrum Disorders in Europe (ASDEU) has been funded by the European Commission to research...
The Autism Puzzle Piece – we do not need a missing puzzle piece, what we need is acceptance
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The Autism Puzzle Piece – we do not need a missing puzzle piece, what we need is acceptance

The Autism Puzzle Piece – All this week we are sharing the many opinions within the autism community surrounding the “autism puzzle piece.” There is no way that you can miss this symbol as it  is everywhere. It is used as the symbol for many autism organisatio...
Protest against NUA Healthcare to take place in Harrogate. #AnthonyKletzander
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Protest against NUA Healthcare to take place in Harrogate. #AnthonyKletzander

UK - A post on the Disabled People Against Cuts website states that, 'Nua Healthcare is the institution where Anthony Kletzander is incarcerated and abused.' Mr Kletzander, who is from Ireland, is a 26 year-old man who has autism. Two years ago he was an ac...