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Wirralglobe.co.uk: Autism Together receive PS3,000 boost for Future 50 appeal

Wirralglobe.co.uk: Autism Together receive PS3,000 boost for Future 50 appeal

WIRRAL charity Autism Together has received a £3,000 boost towards its Future 50 appeal.

Essar’s Ellesmere Port based refinery donated the cash sum to Autism Together as part of its Let’s Give programme.

Two employees at Essar, Matthew Rigby and Jessica Clay nominated the charity, who is celebrating its 50th

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Wirralglobe.co.uk: Nominations are now open to find Autism Together's community heroes

Wirralglobe.co.uk: Nominations are now open to find Autism Together's community heroes

NOMINATIONS are now open to find Autism Together’s community heroes.

The Wirral-based charity have launched the ‘Autism Gold awards’ to honour the people and organisations who have made a difference to the autism community.

Forming part of Autism Together’s golden anniversary celebrations, residents are being asked to nominate their autism

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Wirralglobe.co.uk: Schools in Wirral are excluding more children with autism

Wirralglobe.co.uk: Schools in Wirral are excluding more children with autism

The number of autistic children being excluded from schools in Wirral has shot up, amid warnings that vulnerable students are being “failed” by the education system across England.

Data from the Department for Education has revealed that 33 children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder as their primary special educational need were

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Wirralglobe.co.uk: Survey highlights call for better understanding of people with autism

Wirralglobe.co.uk: Survey highlights call for better understanding of people with autism

A NEW survey by Wirral charity Autism Together has highlighted calls for a better understanding of people with the condition.

The organisation, which helps more than 400 people on the autism spectrum, commissioned the Future 50 survey to mark its 50th anniversary.

It collated data from more than a thousand

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Wirralglobe.co.uk: Wallasey musician helps raise nearly PS2000 for Autism Together's Future 50 appeal

Wirralglobe.co.uk: Wallasey musician helps raise nearly PS2000 for Autism Together's Future 50 appeal

A MUSIC event has raised nearly £2,000 for Autism Together’s Future 50 campaign.

Last month charity Autism Together launched the new appeal to raise £2.5m to rebuild residential home Raby Hall to an autism specific building suitable for up to 12 patients.

When About Autism’s Louise Thornton-Mitty found out about

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Wirralglobe.co.uk: Wirral charity Autism Together launches 'Future 50' appeal

Wirralglobe.co.uk: Wirral charity Autism Together launches 'Future 50' appeal

WIRRAL charity Autism Together’s 50th anniversary celebrations continue with the launch of a major fundraising appeal today.

Its Future 50 appeal aims to raise £2.5m for a building project to rebuild the original residential home, Raby Hall in Wirral, replacing it with a world-leading autism-specific building suitable for up to 12 patients.

The plan

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Wirralglobe.co.uk: Funding boost for Wirral community projects

Wirralglobe.co.uk: Funding boost for Wirral community projects

WIRRAL community projects have been awarded a share of more than £143,000 of National Lottery funding.

The money is being distributed by the Big Lottery Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK.

Among those benefing are Autism Together – receiving £10,000 to deliver sports activities for adults with autism – and Community Cohesion in Birkenhead, which

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Wirralglobe.co.uk: Wirral dad Mark Lake running London Marathon to raise awareness of autism

Wirralglobe.co.uk: Wirral dad Mark Lake running London Marathon to raise awareness of autism

THE father of an autistic boy who can go for weeks without speaking is running the London Marathon to raise awareness of what he calls the ‘silent’ disorder.

Mark Lake, 31, from Bromborough, described the “champagne moments” when four-year-old Noah would finally speak a word after weeks of silence.

He

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Wirralglobe.co.uk: State-of-the-art youth zone The Hive awarded Autism Champion status

Wirralglobe.co.uk: State-of-the-art youth zone The Hive awarded Autism Champion status

BIRKENHEAD’S state-of-the-art youth hub The Hive has been awarded ‘Autism Champion’ status after their dedication to provide autism friendly services.

Autism Together awarded the hub with the status in recognition of their commitment to providing autism friendly services and ensuring youth workers and management are fully trained in autism awareness.

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Wirralglobe.co.uk: Autism Together staff set new Guinness World Record after bounceathon

Wirralglobe.co.uk: Autism Together staff set new Guinness World Record after bounceathon

IT’S official … staff from a Wirral organisation supporting people with autism have set a new Guinness World record for trampolining after holding a charity bounceathon.

The team of eight, from Autism Together, bounced non-stop for 25 hours during World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 to raise awareness and funds for Autism Together’s Respite Appeal and beat the existing world record by

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