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  • 16
  • Aug
  • 2018

Ambitious about Autism’s youngest trustee member to be recognised by the Open University

Jonathan Andrews, from Orpington, will be recognised for his efforts to 'break down barriers' in the workplace for people with autism and increasing the visibility of autism in business

  • 11
  • Jul
  • 2018

State of the art sensory room opens at The Rise School thanks to £25,000 fundraising grant

All pupils at The Rise School have autism and the new space provides them with a safe environment to process sensory information. It features lights, colours and

  • 20
  • Jun
  • 2018

Youth Council members stage Ambitious takeover

Autistic Pride Day is an annual event celebrating who autistic people are and embracing difference.

The Youth Council members who took part included Lucy, Grace, Olivia, Sam and

  • 19
  • Jun
  • 2018

Riding for autism

Since 2014, my team and I at Rapha have traversed the rolling roads and quiet lanes of England on a ride as demanding as it is rewarding. In doing so, we’

  • 07
  • Jun
  • 2018

Exclusions of pupils with autism rocket in England, new data shows

Latest figures show nearly 4,500 pupils with autism were excluded in one year – a 60% increase since 2011. Children with autism are the most at risk group of all special education needs

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