Special educational needs children have rights cut in pandemic | News | The Sunday Times

Pupils with special educational needs have been plunged into a legal limbo, with no certainty that they will get the help they need after the government downgraded their rights. On May 1, the Department for Education (DfE) changed the law so councils no longer have a legal obligation to provide support. Instead, for the first …

Archived | e-Speaks: 2008 IMFAR Shows Progress in All Areas of Autism Research; Pan American Initiative on Awareness and Training; Weekend Walks; NASCAR Tune-In | Circa May 31, 2008

Autism Speaks e-Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com May 29, 2008, 11:07 PMto Genevieve e-Speaks || May 30, 2008 IMFAR Shows Progress in All Areas of Autism ResearchThe seventh annual International Meeting for Autism Research recently concluded in London with more than 1150 researchers from around the world in attendance. The record number of attendees and the depth and breadth of the science presented signals that autism research is …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Northern California Community Announcements | Circa May 28, 2008

Autism Speaks, Northern California northerncalifornia@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com May 28, 2008, 1:40 PMto Genevieve May 2008WALK NOW FOR AUTISMBay Area Walk Now for AutismSaturday, June 7, 2008 – Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasantonwww.walknowforautism.org/bayareaWe are gearing up for another exciting Walk event in the Bay Area.  Over $167,000 has been raised to date!  We need your help to ensure our 2008 Walk is the best …

Archived | e-Speaks: London Hosts Largest Ever International Autism Research Conference; Toys”R”Us Raises More than $1.5 Million; IACC Reviews Progress … | Circa May 16, 2008

Autism Speaks e-Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com May 16, 2008, 4:15 PMto Genevieve e-Speaks || May 16, 2008London Hosts Largest Ever International Autism Research ConferenceThe 7th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) has completed day two of the three day conference in London. Over 1,100 researchers, clinicians and autism specialists are presenting at and attending more than 850 presentations. Among the studies being presented are: the evaluation …

Archived | Autism Speaks: I am participating in Walk Now for Autism to help find a cure for autism | Circa April 30, 2008

 Wed, Apr 30, 2008, 8:42 AMto Hello Hello Genevieve, I am participating in Walk Now for Autism to help find a cure for autism. Autism is the second most common developmental disorder in the United States affecting one in every 150 children born today. Despite some promising discoveries, the cause of autism is unknown and a cure does not exist. Research is crucial. …

Archived | Autism Speaks Northern California Community Announcements | Circa April 23, 2008

Autism Speaks, Northern California northerncalifornia@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Wed, Apr 23, 2008, 11:38 AMto Genevieve April 2008WALK NOW FOR AUTISMJoin Autism Speaks as we tackle autism!  Experience the power of thousands united by a single cause by joining Walk Now for Autism in Northern California.  Click the links below to register today!Bay Area Walk Now for AutismSaturday, June 7, 2008Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasantonwww.walknowforautism.org/bayarea  Sacramento Walk Now for AutismSunday, September 28, 2008UC …

Archived | e-Speaks: Weekend Walks; New Open Access Policy; Kids’ Night on Broadway; Acts of Love | Circa Nov 13, 2008

Autism Speaks e-Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Nov 13, 2008, 11:20 PMto Genevieve e-Speaks || November 14, 2008Walks in D.C. and Florida Raise Nearly $1 MillionTwo Walk Now for Autism events took place on the East Coast this past weekend, with more than 10,000 participants raising nearly $1 million. Read more and view photos and video from the D.C. and Southwest Florida Walks.Autism Speaks Announces New Open Access PolicyAutism Speaks announced that effective …