Step into Work Plus, based in Birkenhead, is a programme from charity Autism Together designed to prepare younger adults with Asperger's syndrome for the workplace. It is run by a team of two Autism Together staff.
The award-winning Wirral-based charity, established nearly 50 years ago, has become one of the country’s leading providers of services and support to people and families affected by autism. It now employs a thousand people across the region.
The sun was shining and the sky 100% blue, what better day could there be to find some gorgeous flowers on display. I have visited this site before, but never really had the time to explore everywhere and really embrace the place and I was very keen to get stuck in.
It’s been 16 months since Cheshire Oaks hosted their first ever Autism Friendly Shopping evening in February 2016. McArthur Glen Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet partnered with Autism Together to become one of their recognised Autism Champions.
Things in life didn’t start well for Oliver. He was born 11 weeks prematurely in 2003 and spent his first six months on oxygen. A year later, when I started taking Oliver to a premature baby/toddler group, I noticed something was different about him. He didn't want to play with other children or join in the nursery songs with staff and was also unhappy at snack time when he had to sit down with others.
The Deputy Director of Operations will support the Director of Operations in the management and development of all client service user service areas, including registered residential care, Community & Vocational Services (CVS), supported living, respite care and family support services.
Autism Together’s first car boot sale was a huge success last weekend, seeing over 200 visitors coming to grab a bargain and help raise over £145 for the charity. With a relaxed, autism-friendly atmosphere there was no pressure to buy, and ample space to move and withdraw to think, with one individual on the spectrum hosting his own stall with the help of staff support.
Wildlife experts say Port Sunlight River Park, converted from a landfill site and opened to the public in August 2014, is now ready for its first official biological recording.