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Launch of monthly autism-friendly swimming sessions

Press release issued by Health and Social Services A new autism-friendly monthly swimming session is to be launched at Les Quennevais Sports Centre. Starting on Sunday 3 June from 2pm till 3pm, the sessions will continue on the first Sunday…

Ernie Els #GameON Autism™ Golf is coming to Jersey

Ernie Els #GameON Autism™ Golf is an innovative programme that gives children and young adults on the autism spectrum access to the game of golf. It is aimed at developing social/communication skills, encouraging social interaction and promoting healthy living through…

Do you have the missing piece of the puzzle?

Autism Jersey is consulting all of its users, members, professional partners and indeed the many ‘experts by experience’ in Jersey to establish how it can develop facilities that will not only meet the needs of existing and potential future users…

Lieutenant-Governor speaks about the importance of inclusion

The Lieutenant Governor Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Dalton has officially opened Autism Jersey’s new office in Patriotic Place. Sir Stephen, the charity’s Patron, spoke about the importance of inclusion of people with autism in society, ‘and making sure that…

‘Quiet hour’ shopping becomes a permanent fixture

The following press release has been issued by the Co-op this week: Islanders living with autism will now be able to shop during a weekly ‘quiet hour’ following the success of an initiative introduced in October by Autism Jersey. Autism…

Supported by the Channel Islands Lottery

The Association of Jersey Charities has generously donated £30,000 to Autism Jersey towards the salary of the Fundraising and Marketing Manager for 2018. The funding comes from the Channel Islands Lottery. * The Channel Islands Lottery is the oldest lottery…

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…

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…