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Article in the times today re petition to NICE

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osospecial Tue 09-Apr-13 16:39:25

Does anybody know more about this? The article is by somebody who says they are running a petition to ask NICE to include more about ABA in its latest draft guidance. I would like to sign this petition but it doesn't say how you can do this in the article.

moondog Tue 09-Apr-13 16:44:22

Sickof should be along soon to link to it.
She has bene working very hard on this.

osospecial Tue 09-Apr-13 16:44:54

Sorry just did a search and found a thread about this from a few days ago that says how to sign it! [ blush]

osospecial Tue 09-Apr-13 16:48:58

Ok thanks moondog

sickofsocalledexperts Tue 09-Apr-13 16:53:47

Anyone who would like to sign this petition can PM me or pipinjo with their email address, and one of us will make sure it gets onto the petition. It is basically asking NICE to give ABA more of a shout in its latest guidance on autism, which will be very influential in what all the professionals recommend for our kids for the next 10 or 20 years. At the moment, the guidance reads a bit like :"we're not really sure what to do for autism, so let's leave everything just as it is, we're sure it's all fine".

osospecial Tue 09-Apr-13 17:08:33

Thanks sickof I will pm you my email address and my parents email now (as it was my DM who saw the article in the times today and wanted to sign it as well)

sickofsocalledexperts Tue 09-Apr-13 17:10:40

That is great, pm me or pipinjo or both and it will definitely get on

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