Additional support for civil engineers affected by Autism
The ICE Benevolent Fund has teamed up with The National Autistic Society to put together a specialized programme of support for ICE members and their families affected by autism.
“The National Autistic Society is the perfect partner to offer tailored support to help our members living with autism to be more in control of their lives” said Kris Barnett, CEO of ICE Benevolent Fund. ”We’re delighted to announce this new collaboration during World Autism Awareness Week.”
New services for ICE members include pre- and post-diagnosis support and access to;
• parent to parent support
• local branch networks and community care advice
• specialist behaviour advisors
• exclusions advice
• e-friending, and
• transitions support
“New support mechanisms are now available and I work with a number of individuals and families that can receive additional benefits through this partnership” explained Lindsay Howell, Caseworker, ICE Benevolent Fund.
“We are delighted to be working with ICE Benevolent Fund” said Kelly Railton, Head of Corporate Partnerships at The National Autistic Society, “We are looking forward to working together to support autistic people and their families who work in the civil engineering sector.”
If you are living with autism and would like to know how we can support you please get in touch on 01444 417 979.