People Stories

Our People Stories are inspiring and show the value of our members. We help develop those with autism or learning difficulties into people who are more confident. Therefore they have a greater sense of their own self-worth.  And they can also play an active role in the community they live and work in. So, here are just a few examples of the people we have worked with. As well as the outcomes we have helped them create for themselves. If you’d like to find out more then please just get in touch here.

The Benefits of Horses For Autistic People

Nicola and Joe share their experiences with horses, the benefits, and also how you can get involved.


30 Seconds with The Fremantle Trust

Our partners at The Fremantle Trust provide excellent residential care for older people and people with a learning disability. The Fremantle Trust support Talkback members to build their confidence, gain employability skills and achieve goals in the workplace. Get to know how we worked together to find the perfect employment opportunity for member Robert.

Robert in the Kitchen at Cherry Garth (002)

I am Nicola Martin

We welcome Nicola, who has joined Talkback as an employee to work with the Communications Team. Nicola, an author and a talented writer, is applying her writing skills to campaign and help people with autism be understood as well as have a voice.


The Importance of Sport

The importance of sport for people with learning disabilities or autism, even in a virtual world.

Person with learning difficulties enjoying sport activities

Rob’s Story

Rob joined Talkback as he began his time in higher education. To start with he received regular one-to-one support on a five-day package whilst at Amersham and Wycombe College.

Sixteen-year-old boy smiling while holding football at park.

An Interview with Nicola – Harmony’s Big Decision

Nicola has recently joined Talkback as a new member. A talented writer and novelist, Nicola has her first book published though New Generation Publishing. In this interview, Nicola shares with us her passion for writing and provides a deeper insight into how she has achieved this goal.

Harmony's Big Decision

Good News Story – Darron’s Leap

A story highlighting the wonderful achievements of Darron, a Talkback member. With perseverance and a positive outlook, we can achieve without limits.


What Kindness Means To Me

Heather, a Talkback Member has written down her reflective thoughts on what kindness means. This is a reminder of what we do at Talkback and how we can bring positivity into people’s lives even throughout dark times. Please enjoy a bit of sunshine for your soul. A big thank you to Yvette Toome who has sent this in for us.


Good News Story – Dancing Into Talkback

A wonderful story of sisterhood, friendship and inclusivity.

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