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Our club is aimed at young people aged 14-25 on the autism spectrum and typically of mainstream ability, we welcome beginners and talented artists.
The young people who attend shape the programme of different art media and crafts activities that we offer.
Each session has the same core activities to provide structure and predictability to include for example:
- Colouring from a range of topics - Nature, anime, Marvel characters
- Drawing - practising familiar pictures
- Paper Craft
- Plus a session specific art or craft activity e.g. bead work
We have a variety of experienced staff and support workers at the clubs who are all DBS checked.
The Autism Group
The Autism Group
Where to go
- Harmony Education Centre
First floor 4 Cordwallis Street
- SL6 7BE
When is it On/Open ?
- Date & Time Information
Every fortnight on Saturday afternoons from 2pm to 4.30pm.
There are two groups:
Current dates are available from our website. The clubs will not operate over the Christmas period.
Costs and Fee Information
Table of costs
- Is there any help with funding
- Funding Notes
This is a subsidised activity and therefore further discounts are only available in exceptional circumstances.
- How is the service funded
Facilities and Accessibility
Premises near a train station
Premises on a bus route
Accessing this service
- Age Ranges
14 - 25 year olds
- Eligibility Criteria
A diagnosis of an autism spectrum condition or social communication disorder following an assessment for autism.
- Booking / Registration Required
- Booking and Registration Notes
We require an application form to be completed in conjunction with parent and young person before they attend so that we can ensure we understand any support needs. It also enables the young person to meet a member of staff before attending for the first time to reduce any possible anxiety.
Places are limited to ensure an autism friendly environment.
- Waiting List
- This club is full however do please contact us to be put on the waiting list
- Referral required
- Who can refer
- Referral notes
We will respond to enquiries as quickly as we can, but allocation of a place will vary depending on when a place is available.
- Supporting people with
Autism Spectrum Conditions
- Registered Charity No.
- Quality Assurance
Our support staff are experienced in autism and supporting young people. They have DBS clearance and abide by The Autism Groups' confidentiality, safeguarding, health and safety and data protection policies. We undertake annual safeguarding training for all our staff and volunteers.
Compliments, complaints and comments
- Contact Name
- Tricia Kempton
- Charity Manager
- How to make a compliment, complaint and comment
Full details of our complaints proceedure is available from Tricia Kempton or Becky Peates firstname.lastname@example.org and on our website.
- Complaints, compliments or concerns
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