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(UK) N. Solihull: Autism school to offer 100 places to meet "growing number" of kids with ASD

May 28, 2019, Birmingham Live: New special school set to be based in North Solihull—Site specialising in autism will create up to 100 places https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/new-special-school-set-based-16325649 A site in Smith's Wood is looking the most likely location for a new school to cater for the growing number of Solihull pupils with autism…. Ann Pearson, from the council's education team, said that initial discussions were now underway on how to deliver the project - which aims to offer up to 100 places for seven to 16-year-olds. … The project is central to efforts to make it possible for more children with special needs to be educated within the borough. Demand has risen dramatically in recent years and the cost of places in other authorities is considerable. …