21 Jan 2014
A new autism quality standard has been announced by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE). It contains measurable standards to improve quality and care of services adults and children with autism receives.
28 Nov 2013
Today we want to pay tribute to Jayne Carslake, who worked in TreeHouse School for many years, and recently lost her long battle with cancer and very sadly passed away.
21 Nov 2013
Children’s Minister Edward Timpson MP visited Ambitious about Autism today to meet young people with autism and speak to parents whose children are supported by its post-16 service Ambitious Support. He also met Cian Binchy, a Youth Patron for Ambitious about Autism.
28 Oct 2013
We are delighted to announce that the Rise School, which will support children and young people with autism aged 4-19, will be co-locating with Feltham Community College in Feltham for a proposed September 2014 opening. A public consultation for the Rise School opens today, Monday 28 October 2013.
03 Jul 2013
Ambitious about Autism hosted an official visit from Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, the wife of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, and Datin Sri Hazizah Zakaria, wife of the Malaysian High Commissioner.
17 Jun 2013
As a valued supporter of the charity we would like you to have a say in how our strategy is developed by completing a short online survey.
05 Jun 2013
Katy Lee, TreeHouse School’s Principal ABA Consultant, has been elected to the inaugural Board of Governors of the UK Society of Behaviour Analysis (UK-SBA).
21 Mar 2013
Ambitious about Autism is hosting a series of free seminars for parents and carers of young adults with a learning disability, following the success of our Family Support season of live online Q&As.
08 Mar 2013
Dr Wendy Lawson, psychologist, counsellor, lecturer and author on the autism spectrum, will take part in a live online Q & A with Talk about Autism on Thursday 14 March 2013 at 8-9pm GMT.
07 Mar 2013
Ambitious about Autism and TreeHouse School welcomed Lord Storey who visited on 6 March 2013. Lord Storey toured the school and learned about some of the vocational opportunities open to pupils.
In our new video, Virginia Bovell, founding parent of TreeHouse School and Vice President of Ambitious about Autism, talks about how she became involved with the other parents who helped found the school in 1997.
22 Jan 2013
Read our response to the Metropolitan Police appeal against judgment by Judge Robert Nelson on autism case - ZH v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis.
15 Jan 2013
Capital FM presenters Pandora and Will Cozens visited TreeHouse School to look at the Capital Sixth Form Learning Stations a year after they were launched.
21 Dec 2012
Staff and students from TreeHouse School have appeared in The Guardian.
19 Nov 2012
TreeHouse School has been rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. TreeHouse School is provided by the national charity for children and young people with autism Ambitious about Autism.
07 Nov 2012
Treehouse School is hosting the East Finchley Art Group Winter Craft Fair for the first time on Sunday the 18 November.
23 Oct 2012
Artwork produced by pupils from TreeHouse School is being exhibited at The Emporium Tea Rooms and Gift Shop in Muswell Hill.
Ofsted will be inspecting TreeHouse School on 24-25 October 2012. They would like to know what carers/parents of pupils think about the school.
17 Oct 2012
Last week Ambitious about Autism’s policy team attended the Conservative Party Conference . The team met with a number of MPs to talk about the draft Children and Families Bill as well as update them on our Finished at School campaign.
Ambitious about Autism and TreeHouse School were delighted to welcome Lord Touhig who visited this week. Lord Touhig had a tour of the school and learned about some of the vocational opportunities open to TreeHouse School pupils.
04 Oct 2012
Ambitious about Autism has supported the development of the Autism Education Trust training programme which is currently being rolled out to schools across England. A key part of the programme is the development of a Competency Framework for professionals working with children and young people with autism aged 5 – 16 years old.
19 Sep 2012
Ambitious about Autism Ambassador and presenter Sarah Cawood officially launched our 15th birthday walk on Saturday 15 September 2012.
13 Sep 2012
TreeHouse School is excited to announce that we have signed up to work on a two year project with Multi Me interactive planning and networking tool.
03 Aug 2012
A few raindrops couldn’t stop the fun at the TreeHouse Summer Fair 2012! It was fantastic so many TreeHouse Parents and their families turned out to help and came along to enjoy all the fun of the fair.
23 Jul 2012
A new greenhouse polytunnel has been opened in TreeHouse School’s garden by long-term supporter Tim Barber. Tim Barber made a donation to help buy the polytunnel which was also funded by a grant by Capital Growth.
10 Jul 2012
TreeHouse School, Ambitious about Autism’s specialist education service, celebrated its 15th birthday today. The special occasion was marked with a celebration for parents and staff and a birthday party for pupils, including face painting and wellington boot throwing.