Tag: Autism NI

Autism NI; what’s the deal?

So, once again, Autism NI are in the headlines again, and not for a good reason. And, unsurprisingly, it is YET ANOTHER dispute over money. This is the latest in a long, long line of gaffes by this charity that purports to represent and advocate for “the Autism Community in Northern Ireland”. I’m going to

Broken Promises report; What happened to it?

In June 2016, the National Autistic Society and Autism NI Jointly published the Broken Promises report (the report can be found here : http://www.autism.org.uk/get-involved/media-centre/news/2016-06-01-broken-promises.aspx ) Before I get into the report, I’d like to flag this up. The Autism Act was passed in 2011 in Northern Ireland. This Act has done next to nothing in