Tag Archive for 'autism'

Autism expert to give free workshop at Les Cotils on 13 July 2015

June 26th, 2015 by Carey Olsen

Autism expert, Gina Davies, will visit Guernsey to deliver a foundation level training course to early years practitioners in Guernsey thanks to the local branch of the National Autistic Society (NAS) and sponsorship raised by Carey Olsen. The Attention Autism programme will be taught from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm on Monday 13 and Tuesday […]

Public to vote until 9 September for Guernsey charity to receive Lloyds TSB Community Fund donation

July 31st, 2012 by Lloyds Banking Group Community Fund

The Lloyds TSB Banking Group Community Fund aims to support communities by awarding local organisations with £5,000. In every community across Britain there are lots of local good causes that inspire, support and unlock the potential of young people. Lloyds TSB staff nominated the organisations that matter most to them. A public vote will decided […]

Growing concern over endocrine disrupting chemicals in daily life

May 11th, 2012 by European Environment Agency

Chemicals which disrupt the hormone system – also known as ‘endocrine disrupting chemicals‘ (EDCs) – may be a contributing factor behind the significant increases in cancers, diabetes and obesity, falling fertility, and an increased number of neurological development problems in both humans and animals, according to a review of recent scientific literature commissioned by the […]

JT commits to supporting autism charities for next three years

April 19th, 2012 by JT

JT Group has announced that for the next three years it will focus a global fundraising initiative towards supporting the developmental disorder, Autism. For the first time the JT Group has not only extended its chosen charity activities from one year to three years, but it is also linking all of its global offices to […]

Traffic pollution impacts mental well-being at every stage of life

November 11th, 2011 by Richard Lord

In the 8 November 2011 issue of The Wall Street Journal, Robert Lee Hotz writes that scientists suspect that car exhaust may injure human brain cells. Car exhaust emissions have already been “implicated in heart disease, cancer and respiratory ailments,” he writes.