Posts From April, 2019

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WLGA and Data Cymru achieve Autism Aware status 

Tuesday, 09 April 2019 Categories: National ASD Development Team News
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

First of its kind event to promote autistic wellbeing 

Friday, 05 April 2019 Categories: National ASD Development Team News
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

WLGA Statement: Leader pays tribute to Cllr Aaron Shotton 

Thursday, 04 April 2019 Categories: Local Democracy and Governance News
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

More support for parents and carers of newly diagnosed autistic children 

Monday, 01 April 2019 Categories: National ASD Development Team News
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

Working in partnership to achieve a fairer council tax system 

Monday, 01 April 2019 Categories: Finance and Resources News Welfare Reform
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