Our very first guest blog has been written by Zoe Selby, one of our lovely volunteers. She has written about how she came to work with Autism Puzzles, and what the charity means to her:

A few years ago now my cousin was diagnosed with autism. No one really understood what this was, and it was an unusual time for my family.

I started looking around as I wanted to find something or someone that helped families understand what autism was. I work in food retail, and we held events to raise money for local charities so I searched for autism charities. I found Autism Puzzles. I was amazed to find a self-funded organisation that were doing exactly what I was looking for to support, both personally and with work. I sent a message and I’ve never looked back!

I’m now a volunteer for them and I love it.  As well as holding work place fundraisers and getting the charity into our stores to promote autism awareness, I go along to as many events as I can to help out. I get so much out of being an AP Volunteer: from meeting some of the most amazing people I’ve ever met, to learning so much more about autism. I’ve also made some fantastic new friends along the way.

If you would like to get involved, please contact enquiries@autismpuzzles.org.uk