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Up to 7,000 children a year are to benefit from the new 18 million centre, reports The Caudwell International Children’s Centre will be officially launched this canada goose outlet reviews Thursday and has already attracted canada goose coats on sale 72 applications.
Under current NHS guidelines, young people showing canada goose outlet in usa autistic tendencies are meant to be assessed within three months. But a recent national report revealed many families were being forced to wait at least two years for an assessment and almost four years to receive a diagnosis.
Now the Caudwell Children charity can complete this process in just six weeks. Its new centre and HQ based atKeele University science and innovation park has also brought a range of autism support services under one roof.
Trudi Beswick, chief executive of the charity, said: “The multi disciplinary team includes occupational therapists, speech and language canada goose outlet black friday therapists and specialist doctors.
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Billionaire businessman John Caudwell, who set up the charity, has buy canada goose jacket cheap put in 10 million of his canada goose outlet store uk own money to bring the centre to life. The rest of the funding has come from individuals, corporate sponsors and The Legacy Circle.
He said: “I have met so many mums and dads who have fought tooth and nail to get referrals to the right professionals and, even then, found themselves in a complex and confusing system, waiting months for appointments and years for a diagnosis.”
Now he hopes the charity’s work will ‘transform’ canada goose outlet sale the way children are helped. The autism service will be available to four to 11 year olds from Staffordshire, across the UK and even goose outlet canada abroad.
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The centre’s exterior is a stunning spiral of curves and, inside, there are wide corridors and acoustic features that reduce noise levels so as not to over stimulate cheap Canada Goose children.
John added: “It’s a canada goose clearance sale fantastic building. We always wanted it to be special because we are doing something very special here.”
Other features include a 120 seat conference and training facility, where autism experts from around the world could soon be sharing ideas.
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Keele University’s medical students and trainee teachers could also be tapping into the centre’s resources to learn how to support people with autism.
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Families attending the centre can either contact the charity directly or be referred by a health or education professional. If their household income is less than 45,000, the charity will cover 80 per cent of the costs.
Mum of four Charlotte Anckaert, from Leek, is canada goose outlet one of the first parents to ‘test out’ the new service. Her 10 year old son Cameron had spent seven years ‘in limbo’, waiting for a diagnosis.
But within three weeks of being referred to the charity, she got the news she had been waiting for Cameron wasn’t autistic. He https://www.nationaalzweminstituuteindhoven.nl has a language disorder, along with anxiety and sensory issues.
Thirty seven year old Charlotte said: “Caudwell Children are still helping us they have given us loads of support.”.