The Autism Trust UK



 

PRESS RELEASE 

Mo Wilson – General Manager, The Autism Trust - Registered Charity: 1117657

Tel: 07710 663551,

Email:mo.wilson@theautismtrust.org.uk.

19/04/2016 

Public Open Day for Autism Awareness Month at
The Autism Trust and POLLY’S PLACE
 
The Autism Trust if very proud to hold a Public Open Day this Saturday 23rd April, 10-3pm. We will be opening up the centre to the public to come along and see what the charity does to support individuals, parent, families and the local autism community.
 
We will be entertained by our very own singing group ‘POLLY’S PLACE ANGELS’.
 A candy floss stall, a raffle and a chance to win a £50 Stella & Dot Voucher will all help the day go with a swing.
 
Please pop along on Saturday to:
12a-18a Princess Way, Camberley, Surrey.GU15 3SP

 

The Autism Trust is a Vocational Training Centre which gives young people who are on the autism spectrum the chance to get work experience in an environment that is a real work environment, yet also provides specialised support and encouragement to gain skills. 

The POLLY’S PLACE shop, gallery and office it is the “hub” of The Autism Trust and the vocational training we provide. 

The Autism Trust is also an Approved Centre to deliver ASDAN qualifications in Employability. The young people who choose this qualification avenue can work towards this qualification alongside their work experience. 

To take a detailed look at the Charity and the Online shop POLLY’S PLACE, which sells products lovingly made by people with autism, their family and friends or supporters.  50% of each sale goes back to the creator of the product. Please support us to ‘GIVE AUTISM A CHANCE’  by buying from the Shop or supporting the charity using the many ways there are on the donations page or simply volunteering your time in some way, please visit www.theautismtrust.org.uk or email mo.wilson@theautismtrust.org.uk for more information.

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The Autism Trust is a registered charity 1117657, In the Press...

 

Star Courier

So Asia Fund Raiser Meal 

Published: 28th January 2016 

 

Camberley News

New premises at Camberley 'Grand Open Day' article.

Published: 6th August 2015

 

 

 

Sunninghill Fayre 2014 Advert in The Village.

                        

                                                       Volunteer Linda Hanvey in The Village.

Published: November 2014

 

 

Bracknell News Article

Sunninghill Fayre Donation

Published 27th February 2014

 

The Sun Newpaper

Hope Anscombe 'A year to make a difference' Auction.

Published: 3rd February 2014

 

Sunninghill Street Fayre Article 2013

Villager Article: Published 4th November 2013

 

Windsor Express

In pictures: Sunninghill's Victorian Street Fayre

Published: 18 November 2013

MR TOAD was at the centre of the action as Sunninghill High Street was transformed for the village's annual Victorian Street Fayre yesterday.

read full article



Ascot Matters

Quince Players Support The Autism Trust

Published: 8 October 2013

THE QUINCE PLAYERS have a long history of supporting local charities alongside each of their excellent productions.

read full article

 

The Villager

Success for Sunninghill drama group

AN AMATEUR drama group from Sunninghill have announced their latest production to be a success. Raising funds for charity through ticket sales.

Sorry Link to article not available now.

 

The Village Article

Quince Players prepare for next production in Sunninghill

Published: 6 September 2013

AN AMATEUR dramatic group that is celebrating its 68th anniversary is about to stage its new production, with the opening show in aid of charity. 

Sorry Link to article not available now.

 

Ascot News Article

Published : 8th February 2013

Local Ad in Sunninghill Parish Magazine. 

 

Polly's Place was mentioned in a local Sunninghill newsletter.

 

Ascot Matters

Autism Trust Boutique | Polly's Place | Sunninghill High Street

Published: 4 October 2012

THE AUTISM TRUST is launching a new social enterprise in Sunninghill, to provide skills and experience for young adults with autism. 

read full article

 

Age of Autism

Polly Tommey Launches "Polly's Place" For Young Adults with Autism

Published: 22 September 2012

POLLY TOMMEY, a mother from London with a son with autism and Founder of The Autism Trust will be opening Polly’s Place in Sunninghill, Ascot as the charity’s first retail, training and administrative facility on Friday 5th October 2012.

read full article

 

Learning Disability Today

The Autism Trust to launch retail and training facility

Published: 12 September 2012

THE AUTISM TRUST will open the charity’s first retail, training and administrative facility in Sunninghill, Ascot early October.

read full article

 

The Guardian

Attention-grabbing antics for autism

Published: 7 April 2010

ONE WOMAN'S bold campaign to increase awareness of autism is causing controversy. But has it had the desired effect?

read full article

  

Clinical Education

Polly Tommey: Founder of the Autism Trust Meets Gordon Brown

Published: 17 June 2009

POLLY AND HER husband Jon have a son with Autism.

read full article

 

  Campaign      

Gordon Brown responds to autism charity ads

Published: 7 April 2009

AN AD BY The Autism Trust encouraging Gordon Brown to call Polly Tommey, the charity's founder, has proven successful, after the Prime Minister responded to the ad and arranged a meeting.

read full article   

 

GMTV

The strategy for adults with autism in England

Broadcast: 2 April 2009

 

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Welcome to The Autism Trust and Polly's Place Shop & Gallery, A Vocational training & support centre for Individuals with autism & families. All products and art are crafted by individuals with autism, or the families and supporters.

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