Autistic dating guide
In addition, Mr Ball also has a fundraising page for the National Autistic Society which has already exceeded its £1,000 target.
A man with autism has been paid damages by a private hospital and the police after abuse in their care led to him suffering post-traumatic stress disorder.
Adam Nasralla, 23, was pinned to the floor and to his bed for 11 hours by nine members of staff at Wast Hills, a private hospital in Birmingham that specialises in the condition.
Nasralla was sometimes so heavily medicated that he could hardly speak or stand.
It is 10 o’clock on a snowy morning in east London, and the wind section is warming up – Mozart, Brahms and Ibert are on the bill.
Ibby is more than just a lively six-year-old; he has autism, as do his 20 or so classmates in the hall of the Phoenix school in Bow.
After being arrested for assaulting staff he was handcuffed, restrained by a belt and forced to wear a spit hood overnight.