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Congratulations to all the past winners of the Autism Professionals Awards.

 

 

2018 Winners

The Axcis Award for Achievement by an Individual Education Professional

  • Adele Beeson

Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by Pulse Community Healthcare

  • Dame Stephanie Shirley

Award for Outstanding Achievement by an Individual on the Autism Spectrum

  • Laura James - Bluebird, an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Award for Most Inspirational Volunteer sponsored by Room to Reward

  • Mandy Garford - National Autistic Society

Award for Outstanding Healthcare Professional

  • Penelope Clark - NHS Shetland

Award for Most Inspirational Social Care Professional

  • Carolyn Tucker - Surrey Choices

Award for Inspirational Education Provision - Schools

  • Ashley High School

Award for Inspirational Education Provision - Higher and further education

  • Student Wellbeing Team, The University of Lincoln (WOW Summer School)

Award for Inspirational Education Provision - Other Education Providers

  • IMPACT - Gloucestershire County Council

Award for Outstanding Adult Services

  • Alpha 1 Supported Living Unit - HMP & YOI PARC

Award for Outstanding Health Services

  • Axia ASD Ltd

Award for Outstanding Family Support

  • KAT Family Support The Kent Autistic Trust

Award for Most Supportive Employer

  • EmployAbility at Cadent

Award for Most Creative Community Project sponsored by Axia ASD Ltd

  • Aukestra - Aukestral Creative Solutions

Autism Accreditation Excellence Award

  • Roman Fields School

2017 Winners

The Axcis Award for Achievement by an Individual Education Professional

  • Shannon Coles, STARS

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Dr Dinah Murray

Award for Outstanding Achievement by an Individual on the Autism Spectrum

  • Caroline Hearst, AutAngel/ Autism Matters

Award for Most Inspirational Volunteer

  • Jane Frost, ASSERT Brighton and Hove

Award for Outstanding Healthcare Professional

  • Dr Helen Pearce, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Award for Inspirational Education Provision - Primary Schools

  • Birtenshaw School

Award for Inspirational Education Provision - Secondary School & post-16 provision

  • Coping with University Life, Ulster University

Award for Inspirational Education Provision - Other Education Providers

  • Creative Learning Team, Sunderland Empire Theatre

Award for Outstanding Adult Services

  • Step into Work Plus, Autism Together

Award for Outstanding Health Services

  • National Adult Outpatient Neurodevelopmental Clinic, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Award for Outstanding Family Support

  • Parent to Parent, National Autistic Society

Award for Most Supportive Employer

  • Step into Work Plus, Autism Together

Award for Most Creative Community Project

  • Footprints Life Camp, The Holmewood School London

Autism Accreditation Excellence Award

  • Woodcroft School

2016 Winners

Axcis Award for Achievement by an Individual Education Professional

  • Luke Beardon, Sheffield Hallam University

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Professor Michael Rutter

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual on the Autism Spectrum

  • Jonathan Andrews

Most Inspirational Volunteer

  • Glyn Morris

Awards for Inspirational Education Provision – Primary School

  • Rainbow Room, Woodhouse Primary Academy

Award for Inspirational Education Provision – Secondary and over 16

  • Team Cherrywood, The Cherrywood Centre

Award for Inspirational Education Provision – Other Education Provider

  • Marketing team, National Autistic Society

Outstanding Adult Services

  • Autism Centre of Employment, University of Portsmouth

Outstanding Health Services

  • Open 2 Autism Team East Cheshire NHS Trust

Outstanding Family Support

  • National Autistic Society Pro Bono Team, Exchange Chambers

Award for Most Creative Community Project

  • Surf School, National Autistic Society

Most Supportive Employer

  • Autism Oxford

Autism Accreditation Excellence Award

  • Greenside School

2015 Winners

Axcis Award for Achievement by an Individual Education Professional

  • Jacky Wyatt, Hillcrest Primary

Most Inspirational Volunteer

  • Kate Laine-Toner, Bristol Autism Support

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Jim Taylor, Independent Autism Consultant

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual on the Autism Spectrum

  • Joint Winner: Julia Malkin MBE, Excel Academy of Leicester
  • Joint Winner: Robyn Steward, Trainer, Speaker and Autism Consultant

Awards for Inspirational Education Provision – Primary School

  • Inclusion Team, Tollgate Primary School

Award for Inspirational Education Provision – Secondary and over 16

  • National Autistic Society - Autisan Creative Enterprises

Award for Inspirational Education Provision – Other Education Provider

  • Suffolk County Council Outreach Service for ASD Pupils

Award for Innovative Family Support

  • Joint Winner: Cygnet Service, Barnardo’s
  • Joint Winner: Sunderland Autism Outreach Team

Outstanding Adult Services

  • Winner: Community Health and Wellbeing Team, Wirral Autistic Society
  • Highly Commended: Social Enterprise Team, Autism Initiatives

Award for Clinical Excellence

  • SEQOL, Adult Autism Diagnostic Service

Award for Best New Technological Innovation

  • Circus Starr – Show and Tell

Award for Most Creative Community Project

  • Scottish Autism

Autism Accreditation Excellence Award

  • Knowsley Disability Service

2014 Winners

The Axcis Award for Achievement by an Individual Education Professional

  • Bozena Marczyk

The Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Rita Jordan

The Award for Inspirational Education Provision

  • Autism Support Team, Newcastle College Learning Support Service

The Award for Outstanding Adult Services

  • National Autistic Society Autism and Ageing Project

The Award for Clinical Excellence sponsored by Nua Healthcare

  • Midlands Psychology

The Award for Innovative Family Support

  • Midlands Psychology

The Award for Best New Technological Innovation sponsored by Network Autism

  • Kingwood with the Helen Hamlyn Centre, Kingwood Trust

The Award for Most Creative Community Project

  • Scottish Autism, The Tree and the Abbey Production

The Autism Accreditation Excellence Award

  • Lincolnshire Pathfinder Social Communication Team, Lincolnshire County Council

2013 winners

Axcis Award for Achievement by an Individual Education Professional

  • Soraya Monzon-Diaz, Wing Coordinator - Portfield School

Lifetime Achievement

  • Dr Judith Gould, Director – National Autistic Society Lorna Wing Centre for Autism

The Award for Inspirational Education Provision

  • Farringdon Autism Spectrum Provision

The Award for Outstanding Adult Services

  • Autism Initiatives Number 6 One-Stop-Shop

The Award for Clinical Excellence

  • Special Assessment Clinic (Cardiff University)

The Award for Innovative Family Support

  • Oxfordshire Autism Family Support, Children in Touch