Im­prov­ing the lives of autism suf­fer­ers

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - NEWS -

AN AUTISM con­fer­ence aimed to in­spire, in­form and in­volve young adults in the county.

The event, which was held on Fri­day, Novem­ber 6, brought to­gether a range of ser­vices from around Buck­ing­hamshire, which aim to im­prove the lives of peo­ple with autism.

Com­mu­ni­ca­tions man­ager at Car­ers Bucks, Hay­ley Mountstevens, said: “The event was a huge suc­cess with more than 150 at­ten­dees and over 40 ser­vices from across Buck­ing­hamshire, which pro­vide sup­port and guidance for young adults with autism ac­cess­ing higher ed­u­ca­tion, em­ploy­ment and train­ing in Bucks.

“The con­fer­ence also saw the launch of the new web­site for adults with autism liv­ing in Bucks www.autism­bucks.org.”

In­spi­ra­tional speak­ers re­lated their own per­sonal ex­pe­ri­ences of liv­ing with autism and en­cour­age those chal­lenged by the autis­tic con­di­tion to ac­cess the ser­vices now avail­able to them in Buck­ing­hamshire.

The event was held at The Gate­way in Ayles­bury and was at­tended by Che­sham and Amer­sham MP, Ch­eryl Gil­lan.

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