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Puzzle Centre Charity

The Puzzle Centre charity promotes and delivers early intervention for very young children with autism or similar communication difficulties; provides training and outreach to families and practitioners throughout the UK.

Our mission is to ensure that every preschool aged child with autism, or similar communication needs, is offered prompt, appropriate and high quality education, therapy and support.

In addition to our Specialist Nursery in Buckinghamshire we offer an Outreach Support Service to families across the UK, when attending the nursery is not possible.

CLICK HERE FOR OUR OUTREACH LEAFLET

 


Early Intervention

The term Early Intervention is used to refer to a wide range of different approaches and programmes which aim to foster and enhance development in very young children. At Puzzle we use an innovative educational model for working with children with ASD and their families called SCERTS. It targets the most significant challenges faced by children with ASD and their families and is accomplished through families-professional partnerships, family-centred care.

To learn more about the SCERTS model click hereClick here to download SCERTS Collaborator Barry Prizant’s, Is ABA the Only Way? article from Autism Spectrum Quarterly.

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Puzzle Centre delivers Early Years Autism Training across South East via AET Training Hub

The Puzzle Centre in partnership with the Buckinghamshire Learning Trust and Oxfordshire County Council  has been awarded the contract by the Autism Education Trust to be the South East Region Early Years Training Hub. The training hub is now delivering a 3-tier programme for early years practitioners across the whole of the South East region of England. The three tiers of training available are: Tier 1. Making sense of autism – for all early years practitioners Tier 2. Good autism practice – for practitioners working directly with children with autism. Tier 3. Leading good autism practice – for leaders and
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JOB ADVERT: FUNDRAISER

JOB ADVERT: FUNDRAISER We need an experienced and energetic part-time fundraiser with a highly successful record of fundraising to join us at a time of growth and exciting development of our service Hours: part-time for 4 days per week, primarily home based Salary: £27-£30k pro-rata Closing date for applications: Friday 29th May Interviews expected to take place the week commencing 15th June 2015 Click here to download  an APPLICATION FORMFundraising Manager Application Pack April 2015 or for further information please contact our specialist centre on 01296 733900


IMPLEMENTING SCERTS COURSE – 11TH SEPTEMBER 2015

FULLY BOOKED – NEW DATE FOR 2016 TO FOLLOW SOON