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Services

From November 2017, Autism Able are trialling two new bespoke services that offer an innovative, personalised alternative to traditional day services.

EmployABLE
EmployAble is a bespoke Employment and Skills programme that includes the following:

• Preparation for Work (including interview skills and CV Building)
• Supported Work Placement
• Business Enterprise Projects including Skills Cafe
• Support in achieving additional Qualifications
• Independence and Personal Development (including cooking and budgeting)
• Confidence and Self Esteem Building
• Travel Training
• Mental Health Awareness and Emotional Resilience

AchievABLE
AchievABLE is a bespoke personal development and wellbeing programme that includes:

• Friendship Building
• Independence and Personal Development (including cooking and budgeting)
• Confidence Building
• Mental Health Awareness and Emotional Resilience
• Travel Training
• Arts Award in partnership with the Customs House ( Music, Drama, Video Making and Photography)
• Activities to benefit mental health including Sports, Gardening and Bike Mechanics
• Trips and Outings

Further Information

We believe that personalisation is an effective way to recognise and meet our clients’ needs. Autism commonly manifests as a tendency toward intense engagement with particular interests and we design our work with that in mind. For instance, if a person has a special interest in music, we can use this both to help build their confidence through performing and also use their taking part in these activities as a gateway to engage with our other services.

All elements of AchievAble and EmployAble are delivered by specialist tutors with vast experience of working with Autism and Learning Disabilities.

Service users are welcome to apply for elements of both programmes and programmes can be self-funded or service users can use Direct Payments or Personal Budgets.

To find out more about either service, please call Sarah on 0191 4560894.

To view our extensive range of specialised educational courses and qualifications, please click here