Jigsaw Trust

Jigsaw TrustJigsaw Trust is a charity that supports children and adults with autism.  Based in Cranleigh, Surrey, it operates Jigsaw School and Jigsaw+ Adult Services.

Jigsaw School provides education for children aged 4 to 19 years, each working on an individualised programme designed around a broad and varied curriculum that focuses on developing communication and life skills.

You can find out more about Jigsaw School at www.jigsawschool.co.uk.

Jigsaw+ Adult Services tailors bespoke flexible learning plans for adults aged 18+.  The service supports clients to make positive, personal choices that enhance their wellbeing, independence and social inclusion.

You can find out more about Jigsaw+ at www.jigsawplus.co.uk

Autism is a condition that impairs a person’s natural instinct to communicate and form relationships.  A person with autism will typically withdraw into a world of their own.  The degree to which each person is affected varies, but the following characteristics are common:
•    Difficulty with social relationships
•    Difficulty with verbal and non-verbal communication
•    Lack of imaginative play
•    Resistance to change in routines
•    Repetitive behaviour
•    Sensory impairment