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JT Golf Day raises over £20,000

The annual Autism Jersey golf day, sponsored by JT, took place on Friday 11 August at La Moye Golf Club, raising more than £20,000 for the charity. A dry day and yet another excellent turnout ensured the success of the…

Autism Jersey AGM

Tuesday 12 September 2017 At the Town Hall, St Helier Please join us to celebrate another year of our important work at Autism Jersey. 6 pm: Presentation of the Annual Report by our Chairman Nick Winsor, Treasurer Brendan Dowling and…

A Life Less Ordinary

On Thursday 28 September, as part of the Jersey Festival of Words, Shtum author Jem Lester will be part of a panel who will talk about the challenges faced when attempting to communicate without the common senses. In his book,…

On the move

Our lease is up and it’s time to pack our bags and head across town. In our new home we will have more modern office space, and a courtyard too – and it’s all less than a minute to the…

Autism friendly awards

In June, representatives of Island businesses including Ports of Jersey, dentists and banks, attended a meeting at the Town Hall to hear about the National Autistic Society’s autism-friendly awards. Accreditation adviser with the NAS, David Slocombe, explained that there are…

Is your business autism-friendly?

Did you know more than one in 100 of your customers are autistic? Would you like to find out how you can make their experiences better? Many autistic people and their families struggle to access essential community spaces, businesses and…

Design an advert for a bus

Primary school children are being invited to design charity adverts to go on buses. In a competition run by LibertyBus, children will have the choice of three local charities giving them much-needed free advertising for a whole year. The charities…

First autistic accredited mediator on the way

A young man who struggled at school because of undiagnosed autism has become the first recipient of a sponsorship award that will give him the skills to help others with similar conditions resolve conflict in their lives. In the three years since…

New Patron announced

Autism Jersey has a new Patron: the Lieutenant-Governor, His Excellency Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Dalton. Chairman Nick Winsor said: ‘I am delighted that Sir Stephen has agreed to become our Patron. I look forward to introducing Sir Stephen to our…