Telford & Wrekin CVS

The Glebe Centre

Glebe Street

Wellington

Telford

Shropshire

TF1 1JP

Email: admin@tandwcvs.org.uk

Phone: 01952 916035

A Company Limited by Guarantee Number 2436644

Registered Charity No. 702589

Tellford and Wrekin CVS, The Glebe Centre, Glebe Street, Wellington, Telford, TF1 1JP

A Company Limited by Guarantee Number 2436644

Registered Charity No. 702589

People with additional needs

Telford and Wrekin Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) deliver Telford Autism Hub funded by Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning group. We sub-contract one area of specialism to Autism West Midlands.

What is autism?

Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people.  It is estimated that in Telford and Wrekin, 1760 people have autism.

There is no cure for autism, but early diagnosis and specialist support has been shown to greatly improve the quality of life of people with autism.

People with autism often have issues with sensory processing. They can either be over or under sensitive to any senses (sight, smell, touch, hearing, taste, balance and self-awareness).

Who can access the service?

  • Anyone over the age of 16 without a learning difficulty

  • Anyone seeking a diagnosis of autism

  • Anyone who has a diagnosis of autism

What are the services provided? 

Specialised support and guidance sessions

Person-centred plans

Signposting to other agencies

Reduce social isolation

Build social skills

Build confidence

Promote independence

Provide diagnostic pathway support for ASD assessment

 

If you are living with autism or you know someone living with autism who seek information, advice and support please contact a member of Telford and Wrekin CVS team on 01952 916109  

 

Please click on the below to find out more about Telford Autism Hub.

 

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