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Good news from our work in prisons with neurodiverse clients

The following good news story illustrates the benefits of our specialist prison case managers who understand the struggle and communication limits of neurodiverse individuals, and how to extract an awareness of strengths from those who believe they are worthless.  In our wonderful Case Manager, Sarah Young’s own words:

NOMS CFO3: HMP Portland

November 2015

Good news!  Mr M.

Mr M is 20 years old. He was in care for most of his childhood and experienced  a lot of trauma in his life. Amongst other things […]

Results from the Memory Genius Pilot so far….

Introduction

In 2014, Genius Within CIC were commissioned to deliver two pilot courses addressing the needs of prisoners with working memory difficulties.  Working memory is a fundamental intellectual process, which is affected by dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD, head injury substance misuse and more.  Your working memory usually allows you to remember between 5 and 9 things at any one time – for example if someone tells you a telephone number or a series of directions you will notice how many you can […]