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  • 14
  • Jan
  • 2020

Thousands of parents of autistic children facing ‘nightmare’ waits for diagnosis and support, according to major new survey

Parents are facing a wait of more than 18 months to find out if their child has autism, according to a major new survey conducted by the charity Ambitious about Autism.

  • 29
  • Nov
  • 2019

TalkTalk raises £420,000 for Ambitious about Autism helping thousands of autistic young people into work

Ambitious about Autism launches Employ Autism, a nationwide employability programme aiming to get 10,000 young autistic people ready for work by 2022, thanks to funding from TalkTalk

Response to National Audit Office's report into SEND funding
  • 25
  • Oct
  • 2019

95% of parents prevailing over local authorities at special educational needs tribunals

The outcome of almost all legal challenges brought against local authorities by parents of children with special educational needs found in favour of parents, according to government data.

Response to National Audit Office's report into SEND funding
  • 22
  • Oct
  • 2019

Ambitious about Autism responds to Education Committee’s SEND report

Ambitious about Autism, the national charity for children and young people with autism, has responded to the Education Select Committee’s report on Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. The charity gave oral evidence to the committee during its inquiry. 

  • 09
  • Oct
  • 2019

Ambitious about Autism launches new project to improve hospital experiences for autistic patients in north London

Young people from the charity Ambitious about Autism are to lead a new 12-month project aimed at improving the experience of autistic patients in hospitals across England.

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