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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…

Team Member of the Month

The Team Member of the Month for June is Leah Gallichan. She was proposed by Fundraising and Marketing Manager Caroline Moody, who said: ‘Leah has gone the extra mile with her lovely big smile and enthusiasm in planting a community…

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…

Thanks for your awesome support

Autism Jersey would like to thank the following for their fantastic support in April and May: Rathbones, Romerils, Normans, Camerons, CPA Global, Ocorian, Deutsche Bank, Fox Trading. Mark Jones, Liam Crenan, Adelina d’Orleans, Juanita Shield-Laignel, David and Pam Warr at…

Team Member of the Month

Support worker David Moody is Team Member of the Month for May. Chief Operating Officer Paul Sullivan said: ‘David consistently goes above and beyond the call of duty, he attends every fundraising event as evidenced by his fantastic photographs on our…

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…

Raffle winners

The results of the Autism Jersey Trek Morocco raffle, drawn on 2 May, were: 1st prize iPhone 7s 0585 2nd prize £150 Romerils voucher 0360 3rd prize £100 Affinity voucher 0343 4th prize Case of Champagne 0314 5th prize £50 Liberation…