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Welcome to Ambitious about Autism’s media centre

Our media work aims to raise awareness and understanding about autism, the support services we offer in the UK and the profile of our organisational campaigns. We want to enable children and young people with autism to learn, thrive and achieve.

For all press and media enquiries, please contact Catherine Ferris.

Telephone: 07850 915716 or 07850 915715


Twitter: @AmbitiousAutism

Position statements

You can find our position statements on various issues relating to autism in our policy pages.



Saplings project
  • 13
  • Sep
  • 2019

Ambitious about Autism Saplings project wins Community Engagement Award

The Saplings project at TreeHouse School in Woodside Avenue is an outdoor space providing children and young people with autism an opportunity to learn more about the natural world and develop new

SEN government funding
  • 04
  • Sep
  • 2019

Chancellor’s £700 million for SEN welcome but falls short of what’s needed, says Ambitious about Autism

Responding to the Chancellor's first spending review statement, Jolanta Lasota, Chief Executive of Ambitious about Autism, said:

“While additional funding for children with SEND including

  • 29
  • Jan
  • 2019

Alumni band rocks Muswell Hill’s TreeHouse School

TreeHouse School is a special school in Woodside Avenue for children and young people with complex autism and learning difficulties. 

Staff and pupils spent a brilliant afternoon

Response to National Audit Office's report into SEND funding
  • 23
  • Oct
  • 2018

Nearly a third of parents of children with autism have had to give up their job due to school exclusions

The charity surveyed over 900 parents and carers of children and young people with autism to find out their experiences of

  • 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

  • 25
  • Jul
  • 2018
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