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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…

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…

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,…

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