Peach Social Skills Programme 2014

Last year, Peach obtained funding from the toy company Mattel to be able to offer a number of different social skills training initiatives to some of the children on our programmes. We recognised the need for our clients to continue with their intervention over the summer, when regular tutors may be away and when many … READ MORE >>

Peach Star Daisy!

Daisy (aged 7) recently stood in front of her class and delivered a presentation on a topic she enjoys. Her teacher so impressed with her efforts that she sent this email to Daisy’s parents: “Hi all, I just wanted to let you know how great Daisy was today in her class talk. She read her … READ MORE >>

Peach Star Henry!

Henry It has been an absolute pleasure to see how well Henry is doing across settings, with the support of the skilled and dedicated team around him. He has grown in confidence and things that would have been difficult for him in the past are no longer a problem due to his increased flexibility. He … READ MORE >>

Some amazing Peach supporters

Peach is very proud of all our supporters who have taken part in events to raise much-needed funds to support our vital work. Follow the link to our Facebook page – www.Facebook.com/PeachABA – to read about: Claire’s Kilimanjaro Climb in February, Nasir’s music event in March and Damian’s Triathlon triumph… Also during the summer the … READ MORE >>

Of Giraffes and Dragons!

After giraffe-spotting during training in London, our intrepid team of cyclists, the Peach All Stars are now off DRAGON-hunting in Wales! On Sunday they are hitting possibly the toughest 1-day sportive event in the UK, all for PEACH! The Gran Fondo 138.5 mile Dragon Ride in the Welsh mountains is their challenge this year (and … READ MORE >>

Kilimanjaro Climb

Starting on 21st February 2014, supporter Claire Matthews will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in support of Peach. Claire has been a ‘one-woman fundraising machine’ in the lead-up to the climb and has almost reached her target of £2,000 by holding all manner of events, such as quiz nights, car boot sales and even a ‘royal … READ MORE >>

Peach Response to BBC Documentary Autism: Challenging Behaviour

Peach (Parents for the Early Intervention of Autism in Children) welcomes the documentary, Autism: Challenging Behaviour which was shown on BBC4 last night. The charity which supports children with autism and their families hope the programme will trigger a much needed debate about Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). As a provider of ABA services to children … READ MORE >>

BBC4 Documentary Explores Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)

Press release 1st November 2013. BBC4 will show a documentary “Autism: Challenging Behaviour” on Tuesday 5th November at 9pm. This documentary features parents and children with autism in a variety of settings including Treetops School, the only state-funded ABA school. Following the broadcast, Peach will release its response to the documentary on this site.

Slough Together Walk – please join Toni-Marie!

Saturday May the 18th sees our Peach Fundraising Officer taking part in the 5 mile Slough Together Walk in aid of Peach. The walk starts in Upton Park, Slough (extended start from 10am – 12), and makes its way to Eton and back. ‘We have so many Peach supporters doing amazing things to support vital … READ MORE >>

90 Mile Ride of Champions!

On the 7th of September 2013 the Peach All-Stars will be taking part in The Ride of Champions. This cycling event follows the route of the 2012 Olympic Road Race. Our All-Stars include some of our Peach Case Managers and Tutors, who are busy ‘roping in’ family and friends to join the ever-growing team! Training … READ MORE >>