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Autism Service Directory

Choice Support

Multiple locations

Main information

Type of service: Fostering, Supported living schemes

Choice Support is a national charity working across 8 London boroughs and 11 counties. Its aim is to 'get people a life'. It provides a range of services to people with learning disabilities including small registered care homes; supported living schemes; outreach and floating support; shared lives; employment and specialist day activities. It provides individual support to people with autism spectrum needs, those with needs related to Asperger syndrome and for individuals whose behaviours may challenge. Choice Support has a positive behavioural support team charged with developing bespoke services for individuals with autistic spectrum support needs, both new services and developing existing service. The team is trained in carrying out functional assessments based on the principles positive behaviour having been training by the Institute of applied behaviour analysis (ABA). The team carries out individualised staff training, based on best practice. Choice support specialises in working with families to design person-centred support, including liaising with partner housing providers, aimed at putting the person in control. Volunteers may be accepted to work with service users. Referrals to Choice Support's services are accepted via social services, as well as self-referrals from those in receipt of direct payments or individual budgets.

Eligibility

Age: From age 18 to 96

Aimed at: Adult

Gender: All genders

Registrations & Approaches

Specialisms: Has autism-specific elements

Other specialisms: Challenging behaviour, Learning disability

Contacts

You can contact us by phone email or post.

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Richmond and Wandsworth Service - Service Manager - Becca Neaves

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07785 619499 / 020 343 558 16

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rebecca.neaves@choicesupport.org.uk

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Gary Aldridge - Assistant Director

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020 7261 4100

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gary.aldridge@choicesupport.org.uk

Locations

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Wandsworth office: 108 Battersea High St, SW11 3HP

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Richmond office: The ETNA centre , 13 Rosslyn Road |, East Twickenham, TW1 2AR

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Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7XA

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