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Bbc.co.uk: The horse whisperers of Argentina

Bbc.co.uk: The horse whisperers of Argentina

The Scarpati family lives in the Pampa, the lowlands extending westward across central Argentina.

This vast grassland has traditionally been used to graze cattle, watched over by men on horseback.

Horses are key to the culture here, and the local indigenous group, the Ranquel, are famous for their skill in taming wild

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Bbc.co.uk: Norfolk autism assessment wait time 'up to two years'

Bbc.co.uk: Norfolk autism assessment wait time 'up to two years'

Some children are having to wait two years to be fully assessed for autism in Norfolk, an NHS report has revealed.

While this month 300 cases are waiting to be assessed, says the report to Norfolk County Council’s health scrutiny committee.

Councillor Emma Corlett said the figures were “shocking and unacceptable” leaving

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Bbc.co.uk: Sheffield Council accused of failing children with autism

Bbc.co.uk: Sheffield Council accused of failing children with autism

A council accused of failing disabled children in order to save money has admitted it has made mistakes.

Campaigners said children with autism and other special educational needs (SEN) are suffering from a lack of support in the classroom.

Children’s charity Sparkle said Sheffield City Council is obstructing parents’ efforts to find

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Bbc.co.uk: Autism centre closed after flooding

Bbc.co.uk: Autism centre closed after flooding

A support centre for autistic children and parents in Londonderry will remain closed for weeks after suffering flood damage.

The Circle of Support Group’s centre is a parent-led group that provides advice to families with autistic children.

The north west of Northern Ireland and Donegal were badly affected when last week’s

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Bbc.co.uk: Reading Festival achieves 'disability gold' status for its access to live music

Bbc.co.uk: Reading Festival achieves 'disability gold' status for its access to live music

Reading Festival is joining Glastonbury in achieving the gold standard from the leading disability charity in the UK.

Attitude is Everything campaigns to improve deaf and disabled people’s access to live music.

It says Reading Festival has shown commitment to its disabled customers for the past five years and

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Bbc.co.uk: “It's all down to awareness” – Ciara who is on the autism spectrum reacts to a complaint made against an autistic boy

Bbc.co.uk: “It's all down to awareness” – Ciara who is on the autism spectrum reacts to a complaint made against an autistic boy

Jeremy Vine speaks to sixteen year old Ciara who is on the autism spectrum and her mother Kerry, gauging their reaction to the news that a mother received a complaint about the noises made by her young autistic son.

The anonymous letter argues that the mother is selfish to allow

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Bbc.co.uk: Mother sent 'hurtful' letter about 'screechy' son with autism

Bbc.co.uk: Mother sent 'hurtful' letter about 'screechy' son with autism

The mother of a child with autism says she feels hurt by neighbours who sent her an anonymous letter complaining about the noise her son makes outside.

Jessica Green, of Berkeley, Gloucestershire was told to take action otherwise the neighbours threatened to report her family to social services.

Henry, three, has nonverbal

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Bbc.co.uk: Parents 'blamed' for children with autism's behaviour

Bbc.co.uk: Parents 'blamed' for children with autism's behaviour

A lack of understanding about the way autism affects families has seen people inappropriately sent on parenting courses, a BBC investigation has found.

One mother said she feared being reported to social services daily because people confuse her son’s symptoms with neglect.

Autism can affect how a person interacts and communicates.

The

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