Kat Williams has two sons – 8 year old Matty and 4 year old Aaron. She has been a member of Autism Puzzles for the last few years. We spoke with Kat during one of Autism Puzzles’ weekly coffee mornings and learned about how Autism Puzzles has helped Matty to be himself. Kat heard about Autism Puzzles
We work well as an organisation because we have such a great team. There aren’t many of us, but we each have an important role to play. You may see our trainers, but there are also a few of us operating behind the scenes to make sure everything runs smoothly.
Chapter 2: Working as a support worker – expectation vs reality Callum* has recently completed a Masters degree in Advanced Psychology and chosen to embark on a career as a support worker within support services. We’ve been following Callum’s journey and experiences, focussing on his qualifications, job role and responsibility, supervision and client group. Read
St Cyres School, Penarth 23rd June 7-9pm Penarth Community Choir and friends warmly invite you to our annual summer family friendly concert. St Cyres school choir will be performing for the first time with us and the cast of WMC’s I Merlin will also be providing a unique sneak preview! Victoria Voices will lift your spirits and
Volunteers Awareness Week 1st – 7th June 2016 Another year has passed since we wrote about Daniel and Julie, who were volunteering within their communities. This Volunteers Awareness Week, we spoke to Nicky James, who volunteers for St John Ambulance, and Max Swindon, who has experience of volunteering across various sectors, including with the elderly
Meet the Team Colin Dunn Lead Trainer Colin is one of our lead trainers and has been working closely with us for the past 3 years, delivering courses in various areas, including personal safety and conflict resolution. Colin began care work at a local hospital in Cardiff, housing residents with learning disabilities in the early 1980s.
At the end of September, (24th) we’ll once again be climbing Pen y Fan mountain, raising as much money as possible for our Charity of the Year, Autism Puzzles. All proceeds raised will be donated to Autism Puzzles Mixed abilities welcome – including children and dogs! £50 minimum raise for a family of four £15 minimum
As always, the process of choosing a charity to support over the next year was an incredibly difficult decision, with 35 deserving charities to take into account. Following much thought, consideration, deliberation and time, we’re delighted to announce that we will be working closely with Autism Puzzles over the coming year. Autism Puzzles is a Cardiff
Charity of the Year 2016 | Shortlist As always, beginning the process of choosing a charity to support over the next year was an incredibly difficult decision, with 35 deserving charities to take into account. With a lot of thought, consideration and time, we’ve decided on just 6 shortlisted charities: Autism Puzzles Adref Housing Charity Newlife
Chapter 1: Embarking on a new path as a support worker Callum* has recently completed a Masters degree in Advanced Psychology and chosen to embark on a career as a support worker within support services. We’re going to be following Callum’s journey and experiences, focussing on his qualifications, job role and responsibility, supervision and client