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Important petition to help low income families of disabled children. Please sign

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs refuses to pay tax credits owed to low income families of disabled children. Please sign the petition to get this ruling overturned at  (https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/pay-tax-credits-owed-to-families-of-disabled-children?source=facebook-share-button&time=1480151408) Please circulate the petition to your networks. Since 2011 28000 low income … Continue reading

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Petition to double the number of autistic people in work

The National Autistic Society is  calling on the Government to take decisive action to double the number of autistic people in work. If you wish to sign the petition you can find it at https://act.autism.org.uk/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=10&ea.campaign.id=56776  

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Michael Sandford and his family need our help

Michael Sandford is a British 20  year old autistic man with mental health issues and OCD. Michael is far from home in a US prison awaiting trial. His family need him close to home where they can help and support … Continue reading

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Film: The Tale of Laughing Boy

For those of you who are interested in the Justice for LB campaign below is the link to the film that was released to mark the 2 year anniversary of the needless death of Connor Sparrowhawk. The film was produced … Continue reading

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Justice for LB on Newsnight

BBC 2’s Newsnight team have been filming interviews about the Justice for LB campaign http://justiceforlb.org.  The feature may well be shown this evening. Newsnight begins at 22.30.

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House of Commons debate today on the education of children with autism

Information on the debate and the link to following it live can be found at http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/backbench-business-committee/news/mps-debate-provision-of-education-for-children-with-autism/

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SCOPE critique of changes to DLA

Scope has today issued its critique of the government’s plans to change from DLA to Personal Independence Payments in 2013. The principles sound positive but in practice this new system may well have very negative consequences for people on the … Continue reading

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