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  • 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.

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.

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