The Autism Professional Awards 2017 took place on Tuesday 7 March and the award-winners are: 

Achievement by an Individual Education Professional

Shannon Coles, STARS
Sponsored by Axcis 

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Lifetime Achievement Award 

Dinah Murray

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual on the Autism Spectrum

Caroline Hearst
Sponsored by Network Autism

Network Autism
Most Inspirational Volunteer

Jane Frost

Outstanding Healthcare Professional

Dr Helen Pearce
Sponsored by oraNurse


Inspirational Education Provision- Primary School
Birtenshaw School

Inspirational Education Provision- Secondary and over 16
Coping with University Life, Ulster University

Inspirational Education Provision- Other Education Provider
Creative Learning Team, Sunderland Empire Theatre

Outstanding Adult Services
Step Into Work Plus, Autism Together

Outstanding Health Services 
National Adult Outpatient Neurodevelopmental Clinic, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Outstanding Family Support 
Parent to Parent, The National Autistic Society

Most Creative Community Project
Footprints Life Camp, The Holmewood School

Most Supportive Employer
Step Into Work Plus, Autism Together

Autism Accreditation Excellence Award 

Woodcroft School
Sponsored by Autism Accreditation
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Please follow this link for further information on any of our winners.