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Three-year journey from unemployed to Board Apprentice

Autism Jersey has appointed a young man who is on the autism spectrum to be an apprentice on its Board of Trustees. Jonathan Channing approached the charity with the idea. Chairman Nick Winsor explained why he said: ‘You’re hired’. ‘Jonathan…

Team Member of the Month

Laura Kerr (on the left of the picture) is the Employee of the Month for September. Laura has worked tirelessly to ensure that the children and adults who use the Short Breaks Service receive the support they require, and this…

Trekkers have summit to talk about!

Thirteen trekkers agreed that it was the toughest thing they have ever done… climbing Mount Toubkal in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco. They trekked for up to eight hours a day a day for three days over rough terrain, loose scree,…

We are taking off with Blue Islands

Blue Islands will be raising money and increasing the profile of six Channel Island charities over the coming three months, with their logos placed onto the side of one of its aircraft and passengers asked to donate across the 1,000…

Co-Op to hold Channel Islands’ first Autism Hour

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society is the first business to be holding an Autism Hour in Jersey. They are working with Autism Jersey, who are joining in with an initiative from the National Autistic Society. In an Autism Hour, businesses…

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…

Team Member of the Month

Two people have been awarded Team Member of the Month for July. Julie Barras and Rowan Branch worked tirelessly to move Autism Jersey from Britannia Place to Patriotic Place. COO Paul Sullivan said: ‘The move would not have been possible…

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…