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Getwestlondon.co.uk: Children in Kensington and Chelsea are waiting more than a YEAR for an autism diagnosis

Getwestlondon.co.uk: Children in Kensington and Chelsea are waiting more than a YEAR for an autism diagnosis

A local taskforce is being launched to address children’s autism diagnoses delays that are keeping some West London families on waiting lists for over a year.

The issue was discussed at a health and wellbeing board meeting in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) on Wednesday (July 11).

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Getwestlondon.co.uk: Schools and parents should work together to prevent autistic pupils 'feeling isolated', says leading …

Getwestlondon.co.uk: Schools and parents should work together to prevent autistic pupils 'feeling isolated', says leading …

After a West Drayton mum claimed she was “horrified” to discover her six-year-old autistic son was being made to wear a fluorescent bib at school, a charity has spoken about the importance of preventing autistic children from “feeling misunderstood and isolated.”

Schools and parents should work together to meet the

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Getwestlondon.co.uk: Brentford to investigate alleged abusive messages sent by former Celtic man

Getwestlondon.co.uk: Brentford to investigate alleged abusive messages sent by former Celtic man

GetWestLondon understands that Brentford are investigating allegations regarding Snapchat messages B team midfielder Theo Archibald sent to his girlfriend.

The former Celtic man is alleged to have mocked her autism as he reportedly admitted to having sex with two women.

Jennifer Lewis posted screenshots of messages on her Twitter page

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Getwestlondon.co.uk: The Lion King at Lyceum Theatre presents fifth autism-friendly performance

Getwestlondon.co.uk: The Lion King at Lyceum Theatre presents fifth autism-friendly performance

One of Disney’s much loved theatre shows is presenting a dedicated autism-friendly performance next year.

The Lion King will present its fifth specially adapted show at The Lyceum Theatre on Sunday June 3, 2018.

The team behind the hit show has partnered with The National Autistic Society to create a

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Getwestlondon.co.uk: Autism hour at Pets at Homes stores across West London 'to make the world more autism friendly'

Getwestlondon.co.uk: Autism hour at Pets at Homes stores across West London 'to make the world more autism friendly'

All Pets at Home stores across West London will be hosting an autism hour to help “make the world more autism friendly” on Sunday (October 8).

Pets at Home has partnered up with the National Autistic Society (NAS) to help raise awareness for the Too Much Information campaign.

Stores in

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Getwestlondon.co.uk: Marlborough School reopens following controversial demolition of original Victorian building

Getwestlondon.co.uk: Marlborough School reopens following controversial demolition of original Victorian building

A school that was subject to a number of protests and demonstrations while it was demolished and rebuilt has opened to students.

Marlborough School in Chelsea welcomed pupils back to its new building in Draycott Ave in September.

The school closed in 2015, with pupils taught at the nearby John

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Getwestlondon.co.uk: Search for man with autism whose disappearance is 'out of character'

Getwestlondon.co.uk: Search for man with autism whose disappearance is 'out of character'

An appeal has been launched after a man with autism went missing in Westmindter.

Police said Mohammed Saad’s disappearance was “out of character”.

He was last seen leaving an address in Cato Walk, Westminster, at around 8pm on Saturday (September 23), the police said.

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Officers in

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Getwestlondon.co.uk: Police concerned about welfare of 'vulnerable' man with autism missing from Westminster

Getwestlondon.co.uk: Police concerned about welfare of 'vulnerable' man with autism missing from Westminster

Police are concerned about the welfare of a “vulnerable” man who went missing from Westminster on Saturday night (September 23).

Mohammed Saad, 32, was last seen at 8pm when he left an address on Cato Street to go for a walk.

Mr Saad has autism and speaks very little English;

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Getwestlondon.co.uk: Mother of autistic son becomes inspired to create child-friendly game to make shopping easier for …

Getwestlondon.co.uk: Mother of autistic son becomes inspired to create child-friendly game to make shopping easier for …

When Jenny Barnett saw how her school communicated with her autistic son, she became inspired to help make their life easier.

So, knowing how hard it is to shop with an autistic child, 32-year-old Jenny came up with a game to keep Charlie, 5, interested during shopping trips.

She designed

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Getwestlondon.co.uk: UK's first Autism Hour at Uxbridge shopping centre will see retailers and restaurants reduce lighting and music

Getwestlondon.co.uk: UK's first Autism Hour at Uxbridge shopping centre will see retailers and restaurants reduce lighting and music

Shopping centres across west and north London will reduce their lighting and dropping the volume on music and other background noise for the UK’s first ever Autism Hour.

Launched by The National Autistic Society , shopping centre intu has signed up to support the event, which will take place in

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Getwestlondon.co.uk: Police 'growing increasingly concerned' about missing Westminster woman with autism

The Metropolitan Police have issued an appeal for information on a missing Westminster women who has autism.

Natalie Jerdi, 22,who was last seen in the Croxley Road area, is described as white, 5ft tall, of large build with brown hair.

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: “Officers are growing

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