Posts in Category: National ASD Development Team

Another productive year for the National Autism Team 

The National Autism Team’s Annual Report 2018/19 has been published today, showing the breadth of the work completed throughout Wales. Formerly named the National ASD Development Team, the National Autism Team has undertaken a range of work... read more
 
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 Categories: National ASD Development Team News

Parents and carers of autistic children recognised 

As part of Carers’ Week this year, Councillor Huw David (Bridgend) WLGA Spokesperson for Health and Social Care has recognised the remarkable role played by parents and carers of autistic children. Councillor David said: “Being a parent... read more
 
Friday, 14 June 2019 Categories: National ASD Development Team News

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

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

Recognising signs of autism: Welsh autism awareness film rolled out across Europe 

A training film made in Wales, aimed at raising awareness of the signs of autism among front-line professionals in health and education, is being officially re-launched today in a pioneering collaboration with four European countries. Led by a... read more
 
Thursday, 27 September 2018 Categories: National ASD Development Team News

Over 3,000 primary school teachers successfully complete ‘Learning with Autism’ scheme 

More Welsh schools are being encouraged to participate in the ‘Learning with Autism’ programmes, aimed at raising awareness of autism among children and young people. The ‘Learning with Autism’ programme is aimed at raising awareness among... read more
 
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 Categories: National ASD Development Team News

Making strides in improving and raising awareness of autism services 

A programme aimed at raising awareness and improving understanding of autism has now been rolled out in 80 primary schools across Wales, according to an annual report published today. ‘Learning with Autism’, developed by the National ASD... read more
 
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 Categories: National ASD Development Team News

Film collabaration aiming to increase awareness of signs of autism in children 

A new film is aiming to improve front-line professionals’ understanding and awareness of autism in children The idea for this film, ‘the Birthday Party’, came about following the National ASD Development Team’s consultation with autistic... read more
 
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 Categories: National ASD Development Team News
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