Autism

maretta jerrett and granddaughter
09 Feb 2019
A Shropshire grandmother is to mark her 70th birthday by taking on the fastest and longest zip line in Europe. Maretta Jerrett, from Shrewsbury, has set herself the challenge in order to raise money for Autism Bedfordshire which is being threatened with closure due to the withdrawal of council funding. The charity helps autistic people and their families by providing places where they can go and...
Autonomy football at Wilfred Owen School
21 Nov 2016
A fledgling football team is looking for adult players in Shropshire with autism or Asperger syndrome. The Autonomy football project, which has been awarded Sportivate funding, offers the chance for autistic adults to play team sport in a safe and friendly environment. Players are able to make new friends, develop social skills and improve their confidence. Monthly 'kickabout' training sessions...
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