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Autism Service Directory

Leicester Outreach and Employment Service

The National Autistic Society

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Type of service: Outreach

The Outreach and Employment Service gives flexible support to autistic adults, and their families. We offer support in the person's own home, in their family home, in the community, in the workplace, and by video call. All the support we provide is carefully planned with the person with autism to meet their own needs, goals and interests.

We put together a package of support that helps the person to live life to the full, develop their skills, and build their confidence and independence. Each person's support package is individually tailored to their needs. Possible activities include: goal-setting, safety strategies, maintaining relationships with family and friends, participating in the community, shopping, travel training, attending college or university, accessing health care and leisure facilities, support with independent living, learning household management skills, developing social skills and more.

All our staff have autism-specific training and put the person with autism at the centre of the work they do. They use approaches designed to help people with autism including Social Stories, TEACCH and PECS. We give our staff ongoing management support and supervision. We currently work with people in the local authority areas of Leicester City, Leicestershire County. 


Age: From age 16 to 65

Aimed at: Adult

Gender: All genders

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Specialisms: Exclusively autism specific

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The National Autistic Society is the UK’s leading charity for autistic people. Since 1962, we’ve been transforming lives, changing attitudes and helping to create a society that works for autistic adults and children. We transform lives by providing support, guidance and practical advice for the 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK, as well as their three million family members and carers

The National Autistic Society

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