Tag: Autism

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People with autism in Salford are looking for mental health support during lockdown

Coronavirus restrictions have had a negative impact on the mental health of people with autism spectrum disorder in Salford. The […]

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Autism supporting chocolatier treats #HeartOfSalford event

Chocolate for good cause, chocolate to change lives The Autism supporting chocolatier create positive change throughout communities around the UK. […]

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Christopher Eccleston relishes The A Word’s return

First image credit: Super Festivals / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0) Second image credit: Ian West Salford actor Christopher Eccleston returns to […]

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A new employment scheme to help autistic people is coming to Salford

Autistic people struggling to find work in Salford will be getting a boost from a new employment scheme. TV and […]

Salford City Council leaves autistic woman without adequate support

Salford City Council leaves autistic woman without adequate support

An autistic woman was left without adequate support for months after Salford City Council failed to carry out its statutory duties. The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman issued a report last week following a complaint by Mrs W, who has not been named, a Salford resident with autism.

“Parents can feel the judging eyes of the public” tattooist from Salford supporting Autism

“Parents can feel the judging eyes of the public” tattooist from Salford supporting Autism

Tattooist from Salford has held an event in his shop to support the autistic members of the community on World Autism Awareness Day.

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Mother speaks out on autism within Salford following “heartbreaking” statistics

Emma Gill, a mother from Salford, has spoken out on the way society should view autism following a report from the Institute of Health Equity.

How Salfordautism is supporting the community

How Salfordautism is supporting the community

With recent headlines focussing on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) after Anne Hegerty entered the I’m A Celebrity jungle, we speak […]

Salford businesses pledge to take part in Autism Hour

Salford businesses pledge to take part in Autism Hour

Last week from 6th October to 13th October, the National Autistic Society estimated that over 10,000 shops and business in […]

Salford College students build sensory wall for people with complex needs

By Jim Scott. Students from the Princes Trust at the Salford College of Further Education have built a sensory wall for less than £50 for people with complex needs.