Autism Awareness

Are you aware of autism?

Posted on April 25th, by Andrew Rendle in Politics & Society. No Comments

And if you are, what more can you do to understand this wide-spectrum condition?

World Autism Awareness Week took place between 27th March and 1st April 2017. But aren’t we all aware of autism already?

In many ways, the answer is ‘yes’. As Mark Lever, Chief Executive of The National Autistic Society told us at the society’s annual professional conference, awareness is up at around 98-99 … Read More »

How autism awareness is growing in Croydon

Posted on April 20th, by Loren Dixon in Politics & Society. No Comments

Carer Loren Dixon sees attitudes changing for the better in our borough

On Wednesday 6th April at 12:30 pm, between the shopping and the rain, I managed to catch  glimpse of Croydon’s mayor, Patricia Hay-Justice, Croydon Champion for Autism Councillor Andrew Rendle, Councillor Louisa Woodley and other familiar faces from the Town Hall balcony.

The mayor was in attendance at the launch of Croydon’s … Read More »