children with autism
Autism is usually identified in children at around age 3. Getting the right support early can help the child to live well with the condition.
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Peer Support in Long Term Conditions: The Basics
This guidance is designed to support organisations currently delivering peer support or planning to develop peer support for people with long term conditions. It brings together good practice and guidance, based on research evidence as well as the experiences of experts in delivering peer support and those who have received peer support. This guidance is intended to provide a brief and concise starting point, to be accessible to a wide audience and is applicable across all long term conditions. Throughout this document links to further detailed guidance and sources of support are provided.
Ruled Out: Why Are Children with Autism Missing Out on Education?
Ruled Out is a campaign launched by Ambitious about Autism which aims to stop children with autism missing out on their education, so that every child with autism can learn, thrive and achieve.
During research for the campaign the orgamnisation heard from over 500 parents and carers of children with autism. One of the common themes raised was the difficulty in getting clear information about parents’ and children’s rights in relation to accessing education.