Union activists are planning a high-profile campaign against London Underground after it refused to introduce an employment policy on autism and neurodiversity. Janine Booth, a member of the RMT transport union, told the TUC’s annual Disabled Workers’ Conference in London that London Underground had refused even to discuss the idea of introducing a policy.
An autistic mum has secured more than 50, 000 signatures in just two weeks for a petition calling on the government to ban the sale of dangerous chemicals that are being sold as “cures” for autism. Emma Dalmayne says she has discovered dozens of “snake-oil salesmen” selling products which claim to cure autism, many
Disabled campaigners have expressed alarm after work began on a huge new “care village” for autistic adults, despite concerns raised by the local council. The £4 million project will see a 40-unit “specialist care centre” on land in North Shields, with the first residents expected to move in early next year. The project is