The Spring edition of Spectrum - news and views for all Autism Together team members is out now.
Our former employee Dale Mills, age 37, has been found guilty of fraud and sentenced to 32 months in prison. Dale was part of our Finance team and had been a highly-regarded member of staff prior to his resignation in December 2016.
Brimstage Brewery, famous for its locally produced beer, has partnered with Wirral-based charity Autism Together in a creative project which encourages people on the autism spectrum to enhance their woodwork skills.
We have an exciting year ahead of us here at Autism Together. It will soon be 12 months since we launched our Future 50 appeal but momentum is not dropping here. We will be keeping you updated over the coming months and introducing some exciting new ventures.
The Board of Trustees currently has 11 voluntary members with provision for a maximum of 15, so we are looking to replace a number of recently retired trustees.
In December 2016 Autism Together informed the Merseyside police of a suspected fraud. Since then we have worked closely with the police and have also conducted our own detailed investigation to understand the full extent of the issue. We've also kept the Charity Commission, the Care Quality Commission and relevant local authorities up to date.
Staff at Hug A Mug, an independent coffee shop in Gateacre, Liverpool, are launching a new autism-friendly yoga class in partnership with Mitchy Titch Inclusive Kids Yoga, to encourage mindfulness and relaxation techniques.
New Access for All onto the Wirral Way Autism Together’s Enterprise Centre is in the running to receive a £1444 grant to provide new access for all onto the Wirral Way, but they need your help to get it.