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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...
National Autistic Society Lancaster and Morecambe Branch Launch Party
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National Autistic Society Lancaster and Morecambe Branch Launch Party

National Autistic Society (NAS) Lancaster, UK -  On Sunday Oct. 19 the Lancaster and Morecambe branch of the NAS will be holding a launch party to celebrate the opening of the new branch that will offer services to children, young people and adults who are aff...
Relaxed Autism Friendly Performance of ‘War Horse’ at the National Theatre
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Relaxed Autism Friendly Performance of ‘War Horse’ at the National Theatre

 National Theatre’s  production of Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse -  will hold a relaxed performance at the New London Theatre on Saturday September 20  2pm . The information on the National Autistic Society website states that the play is set during the outbre...
Survey by National Autistic Society found half of adults with autism have been “abused by someone they trusted as a friend”
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Survey by National Autistic Society found half of adults with autism have been “abused by someone they trusted as a friend”

The National Autistic Society (NAS) - have today launched their 'Careless Campaign,' The NAS state on their Facebook Page: 'With a consultation under way on the government's new criteria for eligibility for adults to access social care, we're deeply concern...
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...