Perth Autism Support

Address28-30 Market Street, Perth, PH1 5QH
ContactYussra Mumtaz
Phone Number01738 451081
Email

yussra@perthautismsupport.org.uk

Websitewww.perthautismsupport.org.uk
Agency Brief

Perth Autism Support is a local registered charity, supporting children under the age of 18 who have been diagnosed with autism, and their families.

Our aim is to ensure that every child diagnosed with autism in Perth & Kinross has access to quality activities and services.

Target Client GroupThe transition service is an area of service within PAS supports young people between the ages of 15 and 18.
Programmes OfferedSpecifc individualised plans are tailored to suit each young person.
Eligibility15-18 with a diagnosis or undergoing assessment for Autism Spectrum Disorder.
ReferralSelf-referral from family or other professionals.
OutcomePromotion of independence, social integration, work experience, working routine, working with others, travelling independently, personal development.
ProgressionSupport to access volunteering opportunities, work experience, further training and employment.

Stages Covered

Stage 1 Referral/Engagement Activity - Examples of this is early engagement activity, identification of client need and development of an action plan.

Stage 2 Barrier Removal - Examples of this is barrier removal activities and confidence building, support to develop core skills such as numeracy and literacy, holistic activities linked to individual needs and employability skills.

Stage 3 Vocational Activity - Examples of this may include job search, work experience, employability skills and accredited pre-employment training for core skills.

Stage 4 Employer Engagement and Job Matching - Activities may include employer engagement through work experience and job matching, mentoring and supporting clients in the work place.

Stage 5 In work/Aftercare - Support to help the client to sustain employment, upskilling/work force development, MAs and support business start up.

To learn more about the different stages, please read our icon Employability Pipeline [360Kb] page.