Welcome to the Autism Ambassador Scheme

The Autism Ambassador Scheme for Hampshire, Portsmouth, Southampton and Isle of Wight was launched in May 2015 in line with the Department of Health recommendations in the Think Autism strategy.


Welcome to 23 Autism Ambassadors trained in Portsmouth on 22 November 2019


Welcome to 28 Autism Ambassadors trained in Winchester on 25 October 2019


Welcome to 16 Autism Ambassadors trained in Basingstoke on 1 October 2019


Welcome to another 24 Autism Ambassadors trained on the Isle of Wight on 16 September 2019


Welcome to 24 Autism Ambassadors trained in Winchester on 7 June 2019


Welcome to 23 Autism Ambassadors trained in Portsmouth on 10 May 2019


Welcome to 33 Autism Ambassadors trained in Eastleigh on 11 March 2019


Welcome to 18 Autism Ambassadors trained in Southampton on 25 February 2019


Welcome to 28 Autism Ambassadors trained in Hursley on 28 January 2019


Welcome to 23 more Autism Ambassadors trained in Portsmouth on 7 November 2018


Welcome to a further 20 Autism Ambassadors trained in Fleet on 11 October 2018


Welcome a further 20 new Ambassadors trained in Winchester on 13 September 2018.


More Autism Ambassadors appointed on the Isle of Wight. We welcomed a further 37 new Ambassadors on 9 July 2018.


We've done it - we have now reached over 500 Autism Ambassadors! Congratulations to Karen Perham from Hampshire Constabulary who is our 500th Ambassador, appointed in June 2018.


Welcome to 22 newly appointed Ambassadors trained in Southampton on 18 June 2018.


Welcome to 25 newly appointed Ambassadors trained in Winchester on 25 May 2018.


Welcome to 8 newly appointed Ambassadors from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service trained on 30 April 2018.


Another 36 Autism Ambassadors appointed in Eastleigh in March 2018


A new year and a new group of 25 Autism Ambassadors recruited in Winchester in January 2018.


To complete our recruiting for the year we appointed another 26 Autism Ambassadors in Fleet in November 2017


Another 34 Ambassadors appointed in Southampton in October 2017


29 new Autism Ambassadors training in Portsmouth in September 2017


48 Autism Ambassadors complete their training on the Isle of Wight in September 2017


38 Autism Ambassadors complete their training in May 2017 bringing the total number of Autism Ambassadors to over 250.


24 new Autism Ambassadors complete their initial training
March 2017


30 new Ambassadors from Hampshire Constabulary
January 2017


Our schools Ambassadors hard at work at their training day in October 2016.


Ambassadors Marwell June 2016

Ambassadors Hedge End October 2015

Ambassadors Eastleigh May 2015

Ambassadors Isle of Wight June 2015
Some of our first Autism Ambassadors at the launch days in Eastleigh, Hedge End, Isle of Wight and Marwell.

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Training days in 2020
We are busy planning our 2020 training days. To be kept informed about future days, keep checking our Training Days Page, as it is updated regularly.

Autism Ambassador 2019 Conference
The 2019 Conference took place on 10th June. For further details go to the Annual Conference page.

Over 820 Autism Ambassadors now appointed
 
...the training programme for 2019 is now complete with over 200 Autism Ambassadors having been appointed during the year.

An Autism Ambassador in every GP Surgery?
We are offering an Autism Ambassador one day training course for any member of GP surgery staff. We welcome any applications for our next general training days. Please email admin@ascambassador.org.uk for a booking form.

An Autism Ambassador in every school in Southampton, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth?
We now have over 120 Ambassadors in schools across the region. If you are involved in a school in our region and would like to be added to a mailing list for future training days, email admin@ascambassador.org.uk.


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The Autism Ambassador Scheme is a joint project between Hampshire County Council, Portsmouth City Council, Southampton City Council, Isle of Wight Council, Hampshire Autism Voice (the volunteer parent/carer/service-user group of the Hampshire Autism Partnership Board), Autism Hampshire and the South Hampshire Branch of the National Autistic Society

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