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Posts in Category: National ASD Development Team

Another productive year for the National Autism Team 

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 Categories: National ASD Development Team News
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
 

Parents and carers of autistic children recognised 

Friday, 14 June 2019 Categories: National ASD Development Team News
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
 

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
 

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
 

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
 

Making strides in improving and raising awareness of autism services 

Tuesday, 19 June 2018 Categories: National ASD Development Team News
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
 

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

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 Categories: National ASD Development Team News
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
 
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