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Autism best practice and the new SEN Code of Practice

21 November 2014
Autism affects more than 1 in 100 people in the UK so teachers, teaching assistants and other
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Minister urges coach access for wheelchairs

21 November 2014
More than one third of bus stops used by the UK's main coach operator cannot accommodate wheelchair users,
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Employment Autism: An online resource addressing employment of those on the autism spectrum

21 November 2014
Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) is present in a significant proportion of the population, most employers are likely to meet individuals with ASC at interview and within their work environment. The aspirations and legal obligations of employers to provide for and respond to issues that ASC employees face is clear. However, despite many people with ASC being highly skilled and motivated to work, their experiences of work have fallen significantly short of their expectations, and of what non ASC candidates would consider the norm.
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Employment rate falls for people with severe learning disabilities or mental health needs

19 November 2014
Department of Health report on adult social care
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City Hall hosts ‘Careers in the City’ event

19 November 2014
A number of employers in Belfast came together this week for a special event promoting career, training
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Disabled Londoner to take on the Underground Tube Challenge

18 November 2014
©Umbreen Hafeez Braving the Central line at rush hour is commendable, but tackling 270 stations
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Leeds agency boss receives £50,000 Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs

18 November 2014
A Leeds entrepreneur who was told he would not live past the age of 30 has won
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Wrexham: Volkswagen hosts Mobility Access Roadshow

18 November 2014
Read more articles by Staff reporter Email reporter DISABLED people, carers and their families
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Reed Smith disability initiatives come to fruition after post-Paralympic push

18 November 2014
Reed Smith has revealed that its various disability
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Commissioner's 'deep concerns' over school wheelchair access

18 November 2014
18 November 2014 Last updated at 08:23 GMT The children's commissioner for Wales is
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