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The Link between Childhood Trauma, Autism and Anorexia Nervosa.

Elanor Speakman would like to invite you to take part in this research study as part of her MSc degree. Before deciding whether or not to take part, please read the following information sheet in order to understand the purpose of the study, and what involvement will be like if you do decide to participate.

Neurodiversity in the Criminal Justice System Joint Survey Call for Evidence

I just wanted to alert you to the opportunity for people with lived experience of neurodiversity in the criminal justice system to respond to the HMI Prisons and Probation call for evidence on neurodiversity in the CJS

Feel it, Write it, Delete it – A new resource from My Mind Health

Christine Steel, the Founder of MyMindHealth.com has launched an excellent new resource which we would like to share.

Communicating with the Department for Work and Pensions and Reasonable Adjustments

Did you know that if you struggle to communicate with the Department for Work and Pensions in relation to any of your state benefits you are entitled to request reasonable adjustments.

Restraint Reduction Network Webinar: Reducing restrictive practices in a secure service by using positive behaviour support

Laura Higgins, BILD Positive Behaviour Support Consultant, speaks about how she and her team reduced restrictive practices in a secure forensic service for offenders with an intellectual disability and/or autism through implementing Positive Behaviour Support.

Find out about the new Autism Code and #HaveYourSay

The Welsh government have launched a consultation on an Autism Code, describing what services and support must be available for autistic people in Wales. If you live in Wales, take action now and have your say on what the code should include.

Alert: Help keep Autism in the CJS running

Did you know? As well as Autism in the CJS, we also run Conviction and the Criminal Justice Hub. They’re all part of Conviction’s mission to help people navigate and have a voice within the Criminal Justice System in England and Wales – but we need your help to keep them running. Donate Now