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Posted: 2nd March 2020

From Rio to Romford!

Romford solicitors Mullis & Peake held another fund raiser for the Sycamore Trust last week and it was Carnival time in their Eastern Road premises! The Champions Parade may have taken place in Rio de Janiero last Saturday, but there was plenty of colour, music and samba in Romford last Wednesd ...

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Posted: 2nd March 2020

Back to work!

The pupils and staff weren’t the only ones going back to school after half term week. The Autism Ambassadors did too – they went to Draper’s Academy in Harold Hill to deliver their usual brand of autism awareness training to a mix of LSAs and teaching staff. All 22 staff members g ...

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Posted: 27th February 2020

Say the word!

The Sycamore Trust were well represented at the annual Barking & Dagenham Carers Association Just Say conference yesterday.  The event was held at Dagenham & Redbridge FC and featured a short presentation by our Autism Ambassadors Robert and Alex, which was enjoyed by all. Sycamore ...

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Posted: 20th February 2020

Game On!

We held a very successful Pop-up Arcade this week during half term at our premises in Dagenham, for young people who are members of our various youth groups. We're always looking at activities to keep the youngsters amused during the schoolholidays and this seemed like a good idea. A Pop-up Arcade ...

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Posted: 14th February 2020

Get involved with Dare to be Different

Have you seen the adverts on social media for Dare to be Different 2020? In just over six week's time it will be World Autism Awareness Week and of course, we have big plans for that most important period of the year. Once again, we'll be promoting awareness of Autism through our #DaretobeDiffe ...

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Posted: 13th February 2020

Planning for the future!

Our Education & Health Care training took place yesterday and it was a huge success. Over two dozen parents and staff attended the two-hour session, which was facilitated by Royal Holloway University of London as part of their Street Law Project. A number of topics were discussed, including ens ...

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