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Leeds Autism Services and Amber’s Autism Awareness Evening

Please come along on Sunday and give your support to these Autism Charities. Below is part of Ambers Story, and why I think this event is really worthwhile. (Kenneth Ingram) Amber has two anniversaries this month, her 7th birthday and 5 years diagnosed. To us both are equally worth a note, why? Well it was […]

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The Dreams UK, Raise Money For Ambers Autism Awareness!

SATURDAY 5TH APRIL catch ‘THE DREAMS UK’ at Holbeck WMC, Jenkinson Lawn, LS11 9QX, Telephone 0113 226 0808. Doors OPEN 1900 show STARTS 2000. £3 on the door! All money raised donated to AMBERS AUTISM AWARENESS! Come down for a night of cabaret, laughs and music! Anything could happen on the night.

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Another snippet from Ambers Diary, by her Mum Christine Robinson Twinkle

Got permission from Christine Robinson Twinkle to add this (Amber’s Mum) to Amber’s Autism diary. Very Emotional diary. I have put this in isolation to other Daily Diary’s. This one day sums up what its like to be Christine, Amber and her family. Quote above by Kenneth Ingram March 2014.  I’m sat contemplating whether I […]

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Leeds Autism Services are breaking down barriers

  Next month, April, is Autism Awareness Month and local group Leeds Autism Services (LAS) will be busy getting the message out that autism is something to be understood, not to be frightened of. “Light it up blue” is the slogan and local campaigners in Leeds have persuaded the First Direct Leeds Arena to light […]

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Call for Teachers to receive training to recognise ASD

  To: Rt Hon Michael Gove MP – Education Secretary Please insist that all teachers, of all levels, receive basic training in helping to spot and understand Autism to enable our children to receive the best possible help whilst in School. To sign the petition go to https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/teachers-to-receive-training-to-recognise-asd Why is this important? Children with ASD […]

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Autism and other disabilities By Christine Robinson Twinkle

The phrase that’s often coined to describe Autism and other disabilities is “hidden” or “invisible”. This is basically due to the fact that the sense most of us use first, cannot detect it and that’s our sight. I can speak from experience in this case, having arthritis I can be slow and my movements not […]

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Leeds Arena turn the lights Blue for Autism Awareness Month And Ambers Birthday

  So here’s what’s official – after a couple of phone calls Leeds Arena have agreed to turn the lights blue for autism awareness month! The first day will be 2nd April (autism awareness day)and the second day 20th for Ambers birthday! Event details will be posted soon and hope you can join us for […]

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More of Ambers Diaries. Written by her Mum Christine robinson Twinkle

  Everyday autism – Amber isn’t able to realise when something is harmful to her. Today for example she was eating her dinner; a slip of concentration by myself meant she put too much food in her mouth resulting in her almost choking. This is something we have to watch as she doesn’t know not […]

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Bringing Up Amber

When you’re pregnant you always imagine what your baby will be like, you have this whole future planned out for them. You never really put into that plan anything you don’t see as the perfect life for them. They’ll be smart, go to university, support dad’s football team, enjoy the same music as mum, have […]

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2012 in South Leeds: Our Review Of The Year

2012 will be remembered in Britain as the Olympic year. Never mind Jessica Ennis, Bradley Wiggins or Ellie Simmonds, on Monday 25th June the Olympic Torch came through South Leeds. Thousands of people came out to see the torch make its way through Hunslet, up to South Leeds Stadium, then through Beeston to Elland Road. […]

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