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Gloucestershire supported living service officially accredited by the National Autistic Society

Gloucestershire supported living service officially accredited by the National Autistic Society

Supported living provider Eden Futures is celebrating after its Gloucestershire service was officially accredited by the National Autistic Society (NAS).   The Autism Accreditation programme provides an autism-specific quality assurance for organisations throughout the UK and across the world, by providing a unified standard of excellence and systematic framework for continuous self-examination and development. It […]

13th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Co-chairs appointed to the Care and Support Alliance

Co-chairs appointed to the Care and Support Alliance

The Care and Support Alliance (CSA) has appointed Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director of Age UK, and Mark Lever, Chief Executive of The National Autistic Society, as co-chairs. They replace Vicky McDermott, Chief Executive of Papworth Trust who is leaving the adult social care sector. The CSA is an Alliance of over 80 charities campaigning for […]

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Eden Futures supports World Autism Awareness Week

Eden Futures supports World Autism Awareness Week

Supported living provider Eden Futures helped to support World Autism Awareness Week with a host of activities, events and fundraising, as well as promoting awareness of autism to staff and local communities.   In support of the national campaign organised by the National Autistic Society, Eden Futures ran a social media campaign with videos, photographs […]

11th April 2017 | By | Reply More
National Autistic Society’s Professional Conference date announced

National Autistic Society’s Professional Conference date announced

The National Autistic Society’s Professional Conference has been announced and takes place on 1 and 2 March 2016, Telford International Centre, Telford, UK   This conference is a must for all professionals working with autism. Last year it was attended by nearly 700 delegates. The event provides a unique opportunity for professionals from education, health […]

1st February 2016 | By | Reply More
Autism ‘passport’ launched to help hospital staff working with disabled patients

Autism ‘passport’ launched to help hospital staff working with disabled patients

An innovative free resource to assist hospital staff working with patients with autism is being launched by Baroness Angela Browning and the National Autistic Society (NAS), the UK’s leading charity for people affected by the lifelong developmental disability. Autism affects around 700,000 people in the UK and impacts how a person communicates with others and […]

18th July 2014 | By | Reply More
Almost half of all adults with autism abused by ‘friends’

Almost half of all adults with autism abused by ‘friends’

New statistics released today by The National Autistic Society (NAS) have revealed the devastating scale of neglect and abuse experienced by adults with autism. The charity is warning that government plans for the care system could make the situation worse. A survey by the charity has uncovered stark stories of neglect. Nearly two-thirds (65%) of […]

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