The mother of an autistic teenage girl from Leicester says she believes more community awareness is needed for people to better understand the condition.
Pam Malhi, from Oadby says she regularly has to deal with stigma and stares, and wants to educate others about the disability.
It comes as a new report by the National Austistic Society suggests there is not enough support for parents from Asian, black and ethnic minority communities. Nancy Cole reports.
A report by the National Autistic Society has found that Black, Asian and other ethnic minorities need to be more aware of the condition.Read the full story ›
A personal view from Pam Malhi whose 18-year-old daughter Aaisha has Autism.Read the full story ›
A new report by the National Autistic Society claims there's a 'shame and blame' culture for BME families living with autism.Read the full story ›
A mother from Leicester says she supports a new report by the National Autistic Society which says more awareness about autism is needed in the Asian community.
Pam Malhi says her daughter Aaisha regularly has to deal with stigma and stares and she wants to educate others about the disability.
Two brothers who settled in Derby after fleeing from Syria are looking forward to a bright future after achieving top A-level grades.Read the full story ›
Nottingham Trent University has been left embarrassed after prospective students were told they had not achieved their expected grades yesterday - a day before A-level results day.
The university sent out 30 emails telling applicants they had got a place despite not getting their predicted results.
In a statement, the university said:
The issue was identified and resolved very quickly. The emails, which did not disclose any results, were to offer applicants a place on a similar but alternative course.
Students at Nene Park Academy in Peterborough have today been collecting their A-levels results. They told ITV News Anglia how they got on and what their plans are for the future.
A former soldier who lost both of his legs in an explosion in Afghanistan is celebrating after receiving his A-Level results.
Pa Njie, who lives in Birmingham, will now be the first in his family to go to university.
The 24-year-old underwent rehab at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital after stepping on an IED while on patrol in Helmand Province in 2010.
He achieved an A* & C grade and will now study business at Aston University.
I am delighted with my results this morning, as I was determined to get the grades I needed to go on and read business at university. It’s nice to see all my hard work over the past couple of years finally pay off.
Loughborough University's Vice Chancellor, Robert Allison, has been speaking to prospective students and their mothers on the phone.
Thousands of students across the Midlands are today receiving their A-Level results.