EADT – Fresh hope for saving Suffolk’s autism services after ‘positive meeting’

Parents, charities and council chiefs have held “very positive” talks over the future of one of Suffolk’s threatened autism services.

The talks were held on Friday following the recent announcement that Autism Suffolk was to close next year due to funding issues.

Clare Kingaby-Lewis, whose petition urging Suffolk County Council (SCC) to reconsider its funding cuts to the service has gathered nearly 2,500 signatures, attended the meeting with representatives of SCC, Autism Suffolk National Autistic Society (NAS) and Suffolk Parent Carer Network. Mrs Kingaby-Lewis, whose 10-year-old son Samuel is autistic, said the meeting was “a very positive step in the right direction”.

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