26 Jan, 2022
Do you want to make a difference for a young person with autism? Would you enjoy supporting them to develop their independence and social skills? Are you able to commit 6 hours of your time each week? Meet Cyrus I am a 16-year-old boy with autism who enjoys computer games, watching TV and cooking/baking. I am social and like to meet new people but sometimes find it difficult to talk to people. My autism means I sometimes lack confidence in social situations as I can struggle to pick up on social cues and being in noisy, crowded environments can be overwhelming for me. I get anxious about routine and checking doors are locked so I need someone patient to help me with this. Eventually, my goals would be a trip to town for a meal and leisure activity eg cinema independently. However, I need to develop the confidence and skills first to be able to achieve these. I may find these tasks difficult and sometimes present with anxiety and worry when I am out of my...
Leeds Centre For Integrated Living Part time & Casual