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Autism Jersey retains its accredited status

Press release issued 27.11.17 Autism Jersey have maintained the high standards required of Autism Accreditation, having retained their accredited status under an internationally recognised scheme run under the auspices of the National Autistic Society. Autism Jersey was first accredited in…

St Martin’s Bonfire in aid of Autism Jersey

St Martin’s Bonfire, sponsored by Jersey Mutual Insurance Society, will be held on St Martin’s field on Saturday 4th November 2017. Here’s all the information from the organisers: This annual event just gets bigger and bigger. This year we are supporting…

Team Member of the Month

Olivia Arrowsmith is the Employee of the Month for October. Services Manager Carl Le Poidevin says: ‘Olivia has been a fantastic asset to Autism Jersey since joining the organisation earlier this year. She was the first person to assume a…

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…