A popular seafront cafe in Swansea is being run by staff who have autism and learning difficulties, to help them learn vital work place skills.
Ripples, situated on the foot and cycle path between Mumbles and Blackpill, took on a number of young people in the autumn.
The scheme and will run until March this year.
Support workers from the Swansea-based Autism Spectrum Disorder Employment Services (ASDES) says the experience is helping to prepare them for the wider jobs market:
Each person employed is accompanied by a job coach who help break down each task and provide instructions.
Zoe who works at the cafe every Monday, says it's given her a chance whereas others may not have:
The project is funded by grant legacy fund track 2000 and has helped employ 10 people at Ripples.