Look­ing for he­roes who help those with autism

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - OPINION -

THE Na­tional Autis­tic So­ci­ety is look­ing for lo­cal autism he­roes.

We want lo­cal peo­ple on the autism spec­trum, their friends, fam­i­lies and car­ers to nom­i­nate the in­di­vid­u­als and ser­vices that have made a dif­fer­ence to their lives for the Autism Pro­fes­sion­als Awards 2016.

We’d also like to hear from lo­cal pro­fes­sion­als, such as teach­ers or psy­chol­o­gists, about good autism prac­tice.

The awards are the one time the autism com­mu­nity gets to­gether each year to recog­nise their achieve­ments and share best prac­tice.

Per­haps you know a pas­sion­ate vol­un­teer or a so­cial worker who has gone out of their way to sup­port an autis­tic adult to im­prove their so­cial skills?

Or maybe there’s a teacher or teach­ing as­sis­tant who has de­vel­oped in­no­va­tive ways to give your child the best pos­si­ble start in life?

What­ever your story, please share it with us.

You can find out more about the awards or nom­i­nate an in­di­vid­ual or ser­vice by vis­it­ing www.autism­pro­fes­sion­al­sawards. co.uk

The dead­line for nom­i­na­tions is Oc­to­ber 30 2015.

CAROL POVEY Di­rec­tor of the Na­tional Autis­tic

So­ci­ety’s Cen­tre for Autism

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