Posts From April, 2019

WLGA and Data Cymru achieve Autism Aware status 

The WLGA and Data Cymru have both achieved ‘Autism Aware’ status, following successful completion of a training programme by the National Autism Team. For an organisation to successfully achieve ‘Autism Aware’ status, it must have demonstrated... read more
 
Tuesday, 09 April 2019 Categories: National ASD Development Team News

First of its kind event to promote autistic wellbeing 

Autistic people came together on Wednesday, coinciding with World Autism Awareness Day, at Swansea’s Liberty Stadium in an exciting event to learn more about wellbeing and how to live independent lives. Over 150 autistic people were welcomed to... read more
 
Friday, 05 April 2019 Categories: National ASD Development Team News

WLGA Statement: Leader pays tribute to Cllr Aaron Shotton 

Responding to Cllr Aaron Shotton’s earlier statement confirming his intention to step down as Leader of Flintshire County Council, Cllr Debbie Wilcox (Newport), WLGA Leader said: “I should like to pay tribute and thank Aaron for his valuable... read more
 
Thursday, 04 April 2019 Categories: Local Democracy and Governance News

More support for parents and carers of newly diagnosed autistic children 

A new film is being launched today by the National Autism Team which aims to support parents and carers of newly-diagnosed autistic children. Feedback from autistic people and other stakeholders has indicated that there is a gap in support and... read more
 
Monday, 01 April 2019 Categories: National ASD Development Team News

Working in partnership to achieve a fairer council tax system 

WLGA has today welcomed a series of measures introduced by Welsh Government designed to create a fairer and more equitable council tax system, following extensive engagement with WLGA, local authorities and MoneySavingExpert.com. New measures... read more
 
Monday, 01 April 2019 Categories: Finance and Resources News Welfare Reform
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