Media Centre

Welcome to the Ambitious about Autism Media Centre for journalists, where you can find our news releases and statements.

If you have a media enquiry, please contact Anabel Unity Sale, Press Officer, on ausale@ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk or you can ring her on the following numbers:

Office: 020 8815 5442

Mobile: 07850 915 716

News releases and statements

2014

Ambitious about Autism receives £528,000 grant to support youth participation work (DOC 60KB) 23.07.14

Response to NHS England’s announcement about integrated health and social care funding for individuals (DOC 116KB) 09.07.14

A quarter of young people with autism are not in education, employment or training (DOC 64KB) 04.07.14

Response to Department for Education's early years education consultation (DOC 112KB) 25.06.14

Thousands of disabled students face postcode lottery of support (DOC 61KB) 24.06.14

Response to the Care Quality Commission’s national review: “From the pond into the sea: Children’s transition to adult services” (DOC 116KB) 10.06.14

Response to Queen’s Speech June 2014 (DOC 112KB) 04.06.14

Response to the Royal Assent of the Children and Families Bill (DOC 111KB) 14.03.14

Ruled Out: 4 in 10 children with autism illegally excluded from school (DOC 122KB) 11.02.14

Response to today’s NICE announcement of autism quality standard that aims to tackle variation in care (DOC 111KB) 21.01.14

Response to Department for Education announcement of £30m to recruit and train 1,800 special educational needs independent supporters (DOC 110KB) 07.01.14

2013

Children’s Minister Edward Timpson MP visits Ambitious about Autism (DOC 106KB) 21.11.13

TalkTalk raises £300,000 for Ambitious about Autism and the Digital Heroes Foundation (DOC 109KB) 15.11.13

Over £190,000 raised by Rapha Bordeaux-Paris 2013 Challenge ride for Ambitious about Autism (DOC 120KB) 26.09.13

TalkTalk Business and Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe bike ride raises £15,000 for Ambitious about Autism (DOC 106KB) 20.09.13

Schools Report 2013: Teachers say it’s harder to access appropriate support for pupils with autism (DOC 120KB) 11.09.13

Actor Niamh Cusack is New Ambassador for Ambitious about Autism (DOC 120KB) 02.09.13

Celebrity gala raises over £100,000 for autism charities (DOC 128KB) 02.13.13

The Rise School gets Seal of Approval for September 2014 opening (DOC 110KB) 22.05.13

Olivier Award-winning Actor Luke Treadaway is New Ambassador for Ambitious about Autism (DOC 119KB) 09.05.13

Our response to Children's Commissioner for England's report into illegal exclusions, Always Someone Else's Problem (DOC 109KB) 24.04.13

Our response to the Children and Families Bill (DOC 112KB) 05.02.13

Our response to the Metropolitan Police appeal against judgment by Judge Robert Nelson on autism case - ZH v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis (14 March 2012) (DOC 105KB) 22.01.13

Capital FM presenters Pandora and Will Cozens visit TreeHouse School (DOC 111KB) 16.01.13