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Posted: 16th August 2018

We're hiring!

A vacancy has arisen at the Sycamore Trust UK's offices in Dagenham for a senior administrator. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is well organised and enthusiastic with excellent IT skills and good communication. This role would suit someone who has experience of living or work ...

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There was an exercise in communication during the presentation at Redbridge Library
Posted: 7th August 2018

Redbridge at the double

The Autism Ambassadors are no strangers to a busy schedule and last week managed two presentations on the same day in Redbridge libraries. Last Monday,  Ambassadors Alex & Robert were joined by three young women volunteers to help with the presentations, which took place in the morning ...

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Mitchell (left) and William pictured outside the Savoy Hotel in the Strand
Posted: 3rd August 2018

Savoy success!

We’re always looking for jobs for the young men and women on the SPACE Project and we were delighted to learn of the Princes Trust initiative to place candidates in the hospitality industry. After a visit from The Princes Trust, two of our young men were invited for a ‘taster day& ...

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Posted: 31st July 2018

Blue Badge scheme extended

There was good news last week for drivers among the ASD community as the government extended the blue badge disabled parking scheme to include ‘hidden disabilities’. The Department of Transport has confirmed that from 2019, people with hidden disabilities - including autism, will be ...

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Autism Ambassadors Alex Rowley & Robert Lamb with the Romford Air Cadets
Posted: 31st July 2018

Ambassadors flying high!

The Autism Ambassadors delivered their autism awareness training to the RAF Cadets in the 6F Squadron in Romford on the evening of Thursday 26 th July. The presentation was well attended by 20 cadets and their feedback confirmed that their awareness and understanding had greatly improved ...

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Arnit and Ben at the RAF Museum
Posted: 31st July 2018

Arnit's confidence boost

A Dagenham teenager has enjoyed a massive confidence boost thanks to our Support Worker scheme, which works on a one to one basis with adults and young people and children from the age of 8 and upwards.   Arnit Gashi’s mum Anita referred him to the Sycamore Trust in December 2017 in orde ...

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