Staff at Specsavers Coulby Newham have completed training on how to engage with autistic clients through an online learning course in affiliation with The National Autistic Society.

A word from the Specsavers Coulby Newham Store Director

Store Director at Specsavers Coulby Newham, David Stockton, said, 'We are extremely grateful for combining forces with The National Autistic Society in order to raise awareness about autism. We hope to improve our services by training our staff and making adjustments to our store, ensuring a safe and comfortable environment for people with autism.'

A word from The National Autistic Society

The National Autistic Society’s business development manager, Sharlene Wright, said: ‘This has been a great opportunity for us to increase awareness of autism in partnership with an organisation that is proactively seeking to enable autistic people to have a positive experience in its stores. It has been an inspiring collaboration and The National Autistic Society welcomes the open attitudes and minds with which Specsavers is seeking to enhance the lives of people on the autism spectrum.’

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