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(UK) Dagenham charity provides $1M (U.S.) for children's autism program

Aug 5, 2019, Barking and Dagenham Post: Charity given £90k to continue front-line autism care https://www.barkinganddagenhampost.co.uk/news/sycamore-trust-gets-city-funding-1-6199363 A Dagenham autism charity has won £90,000 [$1M U.S.] to continue a programme that's often the first port of call for parents after their children are diagnosed with the condition. The Sycamore Trust is getting the money over the next two years to employ a coordinator for its Family Services project and for other expenses. The scheme offers assistance by giving advice to families, helping them access services and supports them with things like benefits and training. … Chris Gillbanks is chief executive of the Sycamore Trust. She said she was delighted when she heard the news. "Our family services offering is at the heart of everything we do at the Sycamore Trust. …