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The National Autistic Society is here to transform lives, change attitudes and create a society that works for autistic people.
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National Autistic Society 10h
There are lots of ways to get involved in World this year, and with your participation, we can continue supporting people like Robert and Janet. Download your free fundraising pack now:
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National Autistic Society 11h
Save the date: are hosting a twitter Q&A with on and at 17.00 GMT on 30 January. Tweet you questions on the day or in advance using
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Jenni-Marie 17h
I need to find a solution in class for work, for my increased sound sensitivity, I feel like just curling up in a ball and hibernating. Anyone any suggestions? I don’t like ear plugs they hurt my ears.
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Chris Smyth 17h
Care homes will have a say in locking up vulnerable people whose detention can profit them under government plans, charities fear
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National Autistic Society 15h
We and many other charities are deeply concerned by the Govt's proposed changes to Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill. We urge the Govt to think again. Thanks to for helping us draw attention to this:
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The Times of London 19h
Vulnerable people will be detained for years and care home managers who could profit will be involved in the decisions, charities and campaigners warn
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NAS Campaigns Jan 21
We're one of several charities concerned about the Govt's plans to change Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. We've secured some important changes, but more are needed. Tune in tonight to find out more ⬇️⬇️⬇️
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National Autistic Society Jan 21
‘Kangaroos can’t walk backwards.’ Is this our ambassador, , favourite wildlife fact? Play along with your family, friends or work pals to this World sweepstake
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National Autistic Society Jan 21
Replying to @tomwburke
Hi Tom, here's the link that you're after: - Thanks, Will
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National Autistic Society Jan 21
Replying to @tomwburke
Hi Tom, just checking with our Policy and Campaigns team, will get back to you shortly. - Thanks, Will
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National Autistic Society Jan 21
Replying to @Autism
Please share your story, if you can: (2/2)
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National Autistic Society Jan 21
More stories highlighting the scale of the scandal of autistic people being left behind in mental health hospitals the national media this weekend. A committee of MPs and Lords is holding an inquiry and want to hear from people with first-hand experience. (1/2)
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National Autistic Society Jan 21
people and their families who need our help or support. Spectrum Night Walks is happening across the nation, so we need to ensure large events like this are profitable. If you have any further questions, please feel free to email supportercare@nas.org.uk - Thanks, Will (2/2)
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National Autistic Society Jan 21
Hi both, the minimum sponsorship target helps cover the cost of the venue where all our walkers meet ahead of the walk, trained marshals to ensure the safety of our supporters taking part, and of course making sure the hard earned fundraising donations go towards autistic (1/2)
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National Autistic Society Jan 21
In the latest podcast autistic music artist, , talks about the challenges he faced at school, and how his past experiences influence his music. Check it out here: 👈
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paul atwal-brice Jan 19
Don’t forget keep voting 🗳 I’d love to bring this home to Barnsley a CheekyRetweet and Vote would be really appreciated x
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NAS Herefordshire Jan 19
Have a 👀👀 people. If you would like to support you're local branch, let us know. 👌👌
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National Autistic Society Jan 18
Replying to @Autism
"This is an incredibly important Bill which could have real implications for the care of many autistic people. But the current proposals are a backward step. We urge the Government to think again."
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National Autistic Society Jan 18
Replying to @Autism
"We're also very worried about the proposal to triple the length of time people can be deprived of their liberty without it being reviewed to up to three years.
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National Autistic Society Jan 18
Replying to @Autism
"The Government has stepped back from some of its original proposals to give service providers more power in establishing an individual’s wishes, but we think this should be a completely independent process.
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