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  • 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.

Response to National Audit Office's report into SEND funding
  • 07
  • Oct
  • 2019

Ambitious about Autism responds to High Court ruling on Special Educational Needs funding challenge

The legal challenge against the Government over special educational needs funding was brought by three families. Today a judge dismissed the parents’ challenge saying the Government had complied with its duty. 

  • 04
  • Oct
  • 2019

Special educational needs system is at “breaking point”, says Ambitious about Autism

The charity has responded to the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman’s new report ‘Not going to plan? The report finds parents are facing delays of up to 90 weeks waiting for Education, Health and Care plans and identifies other problems such as poor planning, communication and oversight by local authorities.

  • 02
  • Sep
  • 2019

Riders cross the finish line of gruelling 220-mile London to Manchester challenge

Heroic riders finished an epic overnight cycle challenge on Sunday (September 1), raising thousands of pounds for autistic children and young people.  

  • 19
  • Jul
  • 2019

Government must increase high needs funding as a matter of urgency

The Education Select Committee’s report published in to school and college funding today says the government must increase high needs funding for special educational needs and disabilities to address a projected £1.2 billion deficit. Ambitious about Autism gave oral evidence to the Education Select Committee’s in October 2018 and is named in the report.

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