Posts From September, 2018

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Financial ‘winter is coming’ according to council budget survey 

Thursday, 27 September 2018 Categories: Finance and Resources News
In advance of the Welsh Government Budget announcement next week, the WLGA has surveyed the 22 councils across Wales on their financial prospects after eight years of austerity. All have responded. The clear message is that councils have “run out of ... read more

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

Thursday, 27 September 2018 Categories: National ASD Development Team News
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

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

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 Categories: National ASD Development Team News
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

Councils prepare for Brexit 

Thursday, 20 September 2018 Categories: Europe News
The WLGA Brexit Transition Support Programme is being launched this week, with the first in a series of events being hosted as part of the WLGA’s support offer to councils in their continuing preparations for the UK’s impending exit from the... read more

Children's Services in Wales at 'breaking point’ and need urgent investment 

Monday, 17 September 2018 Categories: News Social Services
As Assembly Members return from their summer recess ready to scrutinise the Welsh Government’s Draft Budget for the next fiscal year, a stark warning has been made to them by local government social care professionals, in a bid to highlight the... read more