Parents' relief as council say autism "lifeline" will not be axed
Parents shared their relief after Liverpool council ruled out axing a “lifeline” for children with autism.
Town hall officials had considered scrapping its autism training team because of huge school funding cuts by the Conservative government.
But council chiefs say staff jobs and the training are now secure, after thousands of people signed a petition against any cutbacks.
Cabinet members Barry Kushner and Nick Small said in a statement: “We know parents and carers were extremely concerned about a recent review announced of the Autism Training Team.
“We would like to reassure them no... read more
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