Options Autism, part of Outcomes First Group, is a national provider of specialist education, care and therapeutic services for children, young people and adults with autism, complex needs and learning disabilities.
Clinical support at Options Autism is delivered by a core team of clinicians to include Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Forensic Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists.
Offering highly specialised assessment, consultation, reflective practice supervision and bespoke training, the clinical team work directly with the education and care teams to develop a shared understanding of the skills, resources and practices in place, ensuring we deliver the highest quality provision which maximises each person’s quality of life and personal achievements.
Each service’s designated team reflects the needs of the children, young people or adults that live and learn within the schools and or home, however additional support can also be accessed from other specialists within the wider Clinical Team.
Our clinical model recognises that every person we support at Options Autism is individual and demonstrates how the team work holistically to devise a person centred plan which best meets each individuals’ needs and ensures the best possible outcomes.
Autism Eye, media partner of The Autism Show and Autism Learns, offers in-depth, independent and useful information for parents and professionals.
Autism Eye is edited by Gillian Loughran and its publisher is Gillian’s husband, Mark Hayes. Not only are they both award-winning magazine editors and writers with years of experience in the UK publishing business, but they are also the parents of Finn, their beloved son, who has autism.
Autism Eye was borne out of the frustration that Gillian and Mark felt about the lack of useful and unbiased information for parents of children with ASD. Although the couple have tried a variety of interventions that have helped improve their son’s life, they found it harder than it should have been to make proper, informed judgements about how to treat their child’s autism. There has been little in-depth, rigorous coverage available about therapies and educational interventions.
Autism Eye aims to change that scenario by keeping parents informed about the best treatments for their child – and to help them avoid the worst.
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