Petitions

Petition: Stop the detention of people with ASD/LD in ATUs

Petitions on Bringing Us Together

Too many people with Autism and learning disabilities are detained in Assessment and Treatment Units (ATUs), some end up being put in seclusion units, this needs to stop. People with Autism & learning disabilities need appropriate support and care and not be detained in units that cannot appropriately support them You can sign this petition…

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Petition: Ban disproportionate restraint

Petitions on Bringing Us Together

Ban disproportionate restraint on disabled children and adults and listen to them in court. Children disabled or not, should not be subject to disproportionate restraint. The crown office does not accept medical notes, hospital statements and pictures of the bruising as compelling evidence. The crown office should be doing more to protect the most vulnerable…

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Petition – Stop Treating School Refusal as Truancy

Petitions on Bringing Us Together

This petition calls on the Government to create a new legal attendance/absence code that will measure the scale of school refusal, ensure a consistent school response and alleviate parents from the threat of prosecution. Why is this important? School refusal (sometimes known as school phobia or emotionally based school avoidance) is usually characterised by off-the-scale…

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