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  • 23
  • Apr
  • 2019

Surviving school with autism

According to Ambitious about Autism research exclusions of pupils with autism have rocketed by almost 60% in English schools in the last few years.

Pupils with autism face extra challenges

include-autism-in-youth-groups-toolkit
  • 17
  • Apr
  • 2019

Include Autism: the inclusive youth group guide

There are many reasons for this. Compared to the structure and routine of school, youth groups can be a scary and unpredictable environment – and without the right support, autistic young people

Ambitious about Autism top tips for the workplace
  • 04
  • Apr
  • 2019

Navigating the ‘different rules’ of the workplace

Although school can be difficult for autistic young people, there are sets of rules and structures that we get to know and follow. But this safety net drops when you enter the world of work and

  • 01
  • Apr
  • 2019

Youth Council members meet Children’s Minister Nadhim Zahawi

The Youth Council wrote to Mr Zahawi following a debate they hosted in London last year during which they shared their personal experiences of school and highlighted wider problems preventing many

Include Autism everywhere
  • 26
  • Mar
  • 2019

It’s time to include autism everywhere 

Loneliness can affect anyone, and it is not picky about who it chooses. The feeling of isolation, that crushing pain every time you see a group of people chatting, the longing feeling that you

What I have learned from my autistic brother
  • 14
  • Mar
  • 2019

What I have learned from my autistic brother

The relationship I have with my brother William is probably similar to any other sibling relationships, except when it isn’t. When you grow up with someone who cannot verbally communicate, you

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