Pioneering support for autistic offenders

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Offenders in Hampshire are benefiting from a pioneering service to support people on probation with Asperger’s and autism. The Hampshire & Isle of Wight Community Rehabilitation Company first commissioned specialist Sandy Teal, who runs her own consultancy business, to work with the CRC five-years-ago. Sandy has more than 40 years of experience working in special…

Veterans’ project proves its worth

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More than a hundred military veterans sentenced by the courts in Hampshire have been supported by a specialist project lead by probation. A total of 117 veterans have been helped by 28 peer mentors – all of whom have also seen military service – since the scheme was launched by the Hampshire and Isle of…