Max is a knowledgeable 18-year old man, who communicates well and loves to laugh. Max has a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and needs routine so he can manage his anxiety.
ECL customer, Premal, 49, had ambitions of finding employment to become more independent and improve his confidence. He was delighted to be offered to be part of ECL’s Inclusive Employment programme, where Inclusive Employment Consultant, Sam Towns, would support him through the process of finding his dream role.
60-year-old Simon loves horses and had dreamt of having the opportunity to work with them ever since spending time volunteering at a stable. With the support of the Inclusive Employment team at ECL, Simon has now been able to secure a paid role at a local livery yard and looks forward to going to work each week.
When 24-year-old Chris was first referred to ECL’s Supported Living service he was struggling to manage his anxiety and his long-term ambition of living alone seemed out of reach. Six months on, and with the help of the team at Orchard Place, Chris is feeling positive and counting down the days until he gets the keys to his very own flat…
Ellen is 30 years old, she has Down syndrome, loves dancing, and all things geeky; including Star Wars and Dr. Who. Ellen was very keen to secure paid employment either working in a shop or cinema and was willing to work hard to achieve her dream.