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Publication: Community Practitioner
Date published: April 1, 2012

First UK network for autism professionals

The National Autistic Society (NAS) has launched Network Autism, a new online community that will connect autism professionals across a host of disciplines, including the social care sector. Network Autism is free to join and is open to all professionals who work in an autism-related field. Visit www.autism.org.uk/ networkautism

Children with a Parent in Prison: Impact, Issues, Practice and Policy

Approximately 160000 children have a mother or father in prison in the UK. This conference brings together researchers, policy-makers, practitioners, children and families to explore the issues in depth. The conference will be held 9.30am-4-30pm on Monday 2 April 2012. Visit: www. plymouth.ac.uk/conferences/ childrenofprisoners

Children who go missing from care

Two groups of Parliamentarians have joined forces to launch an inquiry into support for children who go missing from care every year. The APPG would like to hear from children and young people with experiences of being looked-after and running away or going missing, local authority children's services, voluntary organisations, police, fostering organisations and any other interested organisations. The deadline for receiving written evidence is 23 April 2012. Email Ruby.Peacock@ childrenssociety.org.uk or visit: www.childrenssociety.org.uk

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