New Lewisham housing scheme helps young adults with autism live independently – News Shopper

Lewisham Mayor Damien Egan with Zachary Whyte

A new Lewisham housing scheme is helping young adults with autism live independently, minimising stress and creating a calm environment through design.

The recently completed development on Stanstead Road, Forest Hill, provides four new social homes which prioritise reduction of noise through triple glazing, maximise light and ensure privacy.

New resident Zachary White, who previously lived with family in Brockley, described the scheme as a “once in a life time opportunity” which has boosted his confidence.

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