Parliament autism group calls for more autism training, speedier support, more understanding

A couple of months ago, accompanied by my younger son, I attended the All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism in Westminster, as a witness. We were reassured that the evidence that I and all the other witnesses gave, as well as the other information the APPGA had gathered, would not just end up forgotten in a report but would be the basis for action.

Today, that report, Autism and education in England 2017, with an introduction by Cheryl Gillan MP, has been published. The SEND Minister, Robert Goodwill, who must be wondering what kind of poisoned chalice he's inherited, has already responded saying it would be considered carefully, alongside the recent Lenehan review.


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29th November 2017
Special Needs Jungle