Gary Maule recognised as Public Sector Hero

Gary Maule recognised as Public Sector Hero Via

Gary Maule, a local police community support officer (PCSO), has won the Public Sector Hero category in the Heart of Somerset Community Awards for his work with young people with Autism and Asperger’s syndrome.

Gary who is based in Frome, which has a high population of young people with Aspergers, has worked closely with schools and colleges for the past few years to raise people’s awareness and dispel any fears that they may have.

He has held workshops with students surrounding Crime, and the Consequences that followed, as well as introducing Restorative Justice to the Asperger schools he visited.

Gary was recently asked to join Somerset County Council’s, Autism Planning Committee.