National charity The Disabilities Trust has reluctantly decided to close its residential centre at Hamilton Lodge, eight miles outside Colchester, on 28th July 2017, which supports 23 people with learning disabilities and autism.
The Disabilities Trust’s Heathermount School in Ascot has been raising autism awareness by organising a school assembly at St Francis Primary School in South Ascot.
Cathy Menzies from Ernest Kleinwort Court, delivered a Makaton communications session to staff members from the Trust’s central office in Burgess Hill for World Autism Awareness Week.
As part of World Autism Awareness Week, we are highlighting the invaluable provisions the speech and language team at Hollyrood in Lindfield offer for service users and support workers.
Simon Kerr, a support worker from our 'Beech Hill' autism community house in Haywards Heath, has won The Disabilities Trust’s Employee of the Year Award 2016!
Autism service The Maples in Reading was visited by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and received an overall good result, with each category receiving ‘Good’.
Heathermount School has installed a new soft play area in the Early Years’ classroom, thanks to a donation from Alan Durrans from Spitfire Properties LLP.
Phil Glenister from Cisco International Limited and his friend Andy Watson have conquered the Death Valley cycling challenge raising £2,650 for Heathermount School in the process.
Students from Heathermount School in Ascot, visited Maidenhead Heritage Centre and flew a Spitfire in a flight simulator to assist with their AQA project qualification.
Michael, from a community house for people with autism in Welby Road, Reading, has recently had his third book published. ‘Natures Revenge’ is a story of nature’s survival when faced against the brutality of man.