Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Good Autism Practice Journal Conference: Manchester 9th November 2012

  Please note that this is not an Autism Centre event Details of the conference entitled ‘Autism: improving practice throughout life’ are available at http://www.bild.org.uk/our-services/events/gap-conference/ Advertisements

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Brantwood Specialist School Conference: How Children Learn

Please note that this is not an Autism Centre event Brantwood Specialist School Conference:How Children Learn Saturday November 17th 2012, 9.30am to 4.30pm at Brantwood Specialist School, Sheffield. (buffet lunch and refreshments provided) Following the success of our first conference … Continue reading

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Disability charities warn of families ‘at breaking point’ over gaps in care plus Doing services differently report

This article in the Guardian warns of The Children and Families Bill not going far enough to support families of disabled children  http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2012/oct/15/disability-charities-families-gaps-care and this link will take you to the report from Scope and Nef on ways of reframing support … Continue reading

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Monday Club is back! A social group for adults with autism

Monday Club is a social club for adults with Autism.  This popular event will run  one  Monday a month staring in December  in the Sheffield Hallam Students’ Union Hubs 6.30-8pm and will include fun activities such as quizzes, games, film nights, trips out.  The … Continue reading

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Interesting article on draft reforms to post 16 support for young people with complex requirements

This is a very interesting article from the Times Educational Supplement that considers the potential impact of the special educational needs draft reforms on post 16 support for young people with complex requirements.    http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6295174.

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Sheffield Hallam: Monthly social club for 15-19 year olds with Asperger Syndrome

The Hub is a monthly social club for 15 to 19 year olds with Asperger’s The Hub is somewhere between a befriending scheme and social club. You’ll be paired up with a Hub volunteer who will share similar interests as … Continue reading

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IPSEA releases its response to the proposed changes in special education legislation

The Independent Parental Special Education Advice (IPSEA) Group today issued their response to the Government’s proposed changes to special education legislation. The press release is available here

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