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Theboltonnews.co.uk: Christine McGuinness cries after comments about her twins, who have autism

Theboltonnews.co.uk: Christine McGuinness cries after comments about her twins, who have autism

MODEL Christine McGuinness told how she cried when she overheard someone complaining about her children, who have autism, in a play centre.

Christine, who is married to Bolton comedian Paddy McGuinness, appeared on ITV’s Loose Women to talk about her support for Autism Hour next month.

She spoke about the joy

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Theboltonnews.co.uk: Family 'humbled' by community response to DIY SOS project

Theboltonnews.co.uk: Family 'humbled' by community response to DIY SOS project

The BBC programme enlisted the help of local businesses to give nine-year-old William Taylor-Mann’s home an autism-friendly makeover.

William has severe autism and cannot be left alone because he does not appreciate danger.

The DIY SOS team worked all this week to complete the home transformation for William and his

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Theboltonnews.co.uk: Creative Support autism support service bounces back

Theboltonnews.co.uk: Creative Support autism support service bounces back

AN AUTISM support service has bounced back after receiving a poor rating from the care watchdog.

Creative Support – Bolton Service was rated “requires improvement” last year but has just received a “good” rating from the Care Quality Commission.

Inspectors found guidelines were being adhered to and the safety of the

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Theboltonnews.co.uk: Extension plans at school for children with special educational needs

Theboltonnews.co.uk: Extension plans at school for children with special educational needs

NEW classrooms and learning spaces could be built at a school in Radcliffe for young children with autism.

Plans have been submitted for a two-phase work programme at Millwood Primary Special School to create additional classrooms, group rooms, toilets, nurseries, soft play areas and quiet rooms for early years pupils with

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Theboltonnews.co.uk: Praise for 'good' autism centre by CQC

Theboltonnews.co.uk: Praise for 'good' autism centre by CQC

The Care Quality Commission praised the Breightmet Centre for Autism for the standard of its care and highlighted the involvement of patients in their care.

The report said: “We observed kind and respectful interactions between staff and patients.

“Both patients and carers gave positive feedback about how staff treated them.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk: DIY SOS comes to family's aid with home makeover for autistic son

Theboltonnews.co.uk: DIY SOS comes to family's aid with home makeover for autistic son

A FAMILY from Bolton will feature on prime time television as builders descend on their home to give it a total makeover.

The home improvements are being made to make life that little bit easier for nine-year-old William Taylor-Mann, who has severe autism.

William’s condition means he has an underdeveloped sense

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Theboltonnews.co.uk: Teenager with autism reveling in new state-of-the-art home development

Theboltonnews.co.uk: Teenager with autism reveling in new state-of-the-art home development

A TEENAGER with autism is enjoying his independence in a new state-of-the-art housing development.

Stephen Hart, 17, from Lowton, is the first resident to move into Mayfield House in Orrell.

It is a centre of excellence and one of only a handful across the country that provides housing specifically to suit

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Theboltonnews.co.uk: Spinning Gate Shopping centre set to mark World Autism Awareness Week with silence and charity …

Theboltonnews.co.uk: Spinning Gate Shopping centre set to mark World Autism Awareness Week with silence and charity …

THE Spinning Gate Shopping Centre in Leigh is marking World Autism Awareness week which starts tomorrow, Monday, by silencing its mall music every afternoon from 1pm to 5pm.

The centre is also encouraging its 40 retailers to back the awareness campaign to raise awareness for people living with autism.

Noise

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Theboltonnews.co.uk: Autism Partnership Board's autism programme nominated for national award

Theboltonnews.co.uk: Autism Partnership Board's autism programme nominated for national award

AN autism programme in the borough has been shortlisted for a national award.

The borough’s Autism Partnership Board has been nominated in the National Autism Professional Awards for its one-hour awareness sessions.

The sessions are co-produced and co-delivered by people with autism and include virtual tours of public buildings such

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Theboltonnews.co.uk: Manager of Pocket Nook residential home shortlisted for National Autism award

Theboltonnews.co.uk: Manager of Pocket Nook residential home shortlisted for National Autism award

MANAGER of a specialist children’s residential home in Bolton has been shortlisted for an award at the National Autistic Society’s autism professional’s awards.

Carmel Perry, from Pocket Nook residential children’s home has been shortlisted for ‘Most Inspirational Social Care Professional’ at the awards that acknowledge outstanding autism practice.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk: More homes to help adults with complex learning difficulties and autism in Bolton

Theboltonnews.co.uk: More homes to help adults with complex learning difficulties and autism in Bolton

NEW homes are being built in Bolton to support people with complex learning difficulties.

More than 34 people will benefit from the plans, as the numbers dealing with learning difficulties and autism are expected to increase.

Updates on the scheme to help relocate adults living in secure and non-secure facilities

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Theboltonnews.co.uk: Loving sister appeals to nation to help her autistic brother, from Bolton, celebrate his 21st

Theboltonnews.co.uk: Loving sister appeals to nation to help her autistic brother, from Bolton, celebrate his 21st

A LOVING sister has shared an emotional appeal for the nation to help her autistic brother celebrate his 21st birthday.

The idea is simple – for kind-hearted folk to send Bolton’s James Weir a birthday card.

Sister Lucy, aged 23, said that autism has caused James to be anxious and

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Theboltonnews.co.uk: Paddy McGuinness' wife Christine wishes happy birthday to her “gorgeous twins” on their fourth …

Theboltonnews.co.uk: Paddy McGuinness' wife Christine wishes happy birthday to her “gorgeous twins” on their fourth …

THE wife of Bolton television star Paddy McGuinness has told their fans their four-year-old twins have autism.

Model Christine McGuinness, aged 29, revealed both son Leo and daughter Penelope have the condition in a touching Instagram post to mark their fourth birthday.

She wrote on the photo sharing social media

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