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Posted: 29th March 2021

Thank you, Barking Abbey!

We were delighted to kick off Autism Awareness Week with a donation from Barking Abbey School.  At the beginning of the first national lockdown, the school's Design and Technology department began using their facilities to make PPE in a disinfected environment. A number of their DT staff and o ...

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Posted: 26th March 2021

Raven and the Barmy Cauldron!

This coming Monday sees the beginning of Autism Awareness Week, which is the time of year to celebrate all the many talented people that we know on the spectrum.  One such young person is Evie Pearman who is a member of our Alpha Steering Group, part of our life skills project.  She is a ...

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Posted: 25th March 2021

Pedal power!

Autism Awareness Week starts next Monday and for one supporter of the Sycamore Trust, it is the signal to get on his bike! Sam Crawford from Benfleet has set himself the target of cycling 50km a day for the whole week, in a bid to raise funds for Sycamore. You may recall the story about Paul Tay ...

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Posted: 24th March 2021

See you soon!

The last twelve months have been hard for everyone, and we're anxious to get back to something approaching normal as soon as possible. Following the recent government announcement about the relaxation of restrictions, we're planning to re-open to the public in April. In the initial period, we wi ...

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Posted: 19th March 2021

The double marathon man!

Autism Awareness Week is just a couple of weeks away and once again, we are hoping to take the opportunity to highlight our work in Barking & Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge even though our plans have been affected by the current restrictions. Fund raising during a pandemic has proven to be ve ...

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Posted: 15th March 2021

Face the music!

With the first anniversary of the 2020 lockdown fast approaching, we have some good news for those members of the autistic community that have struggled in the last twelve months because of the widespread wearing of face masks. As many on the spectrum will know, some people with ASD read facial ...

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