Organisation/Service Details

Organisation Details

Description of activity

The Autism Groups runs several social groups based around the special interest of children and young people on the autism spectrum. The youngest age we cater for is 9 and the oldest is 25. Our clubs are aimed at mainstream ability.

We aim to provide an autism friendly environment which is interesting, predictable and consistent and staffed with knowledgeble and understanding workers.

Our clubs include

Fusion - Pokemon and other Gaming related fun for 14-25 year olds with a diagnosis

Arts and Crafts - various arts and craft activities for 14-25 year olds with a diagnosis

Console Gaming - Games and chat about Wii and Xbox games for 16-25 year olds with a diagnosis

GAP Club offers a range of all the above activities for younger members aged 9-13

Contact the Special Interest Group Co-ordinator or visit our website for more information.

Our venues include:

Harmony Education Centre

Berkshire College of Agriculture

Braywick Nursery

Organisation Contact Details

Contact Details

Contact Name
Ruth
Telephone

Address and Accessibility

Address Details

Venue Name
Harmony Education Centre
Address 1
4 Cordwallis Street
Town
Maidenhead
County
Berkshire
Postcode
SL6 7BE

Accessibility

Accessible building
No
Accessible toilets
No
Parking facilities
Yes
Dietary needs catered for
Yes
Staff have specialist training
Yes
Please enter any further details about your accessibility / specialist support

Stairs to first floor with grab rail

All staff are experienced in working with young people with Autism Spectrum Condition.

All staff and volunteers are DBS checked and received regular Safeguarding training

Availability

Availability Details

Days and times of activity / opening
SaturdayFrom 10.00To 16.30Different groups run at different times, please contact for more information
When is the activity or service available
All Year Round
How to access the service/activity
Pre-book
Description of Eligibility or Referral Criteria and Pathways (if applicable)

Please contact Ruth for information about joining groups. Some groups have a waiting list.

All young people receive a home visit before starting and detailed information about the group, including pre-session mails confirming proposed activities sent to the parents.

Does a parent / carer need to stay on premises during activity
No
Is there a cost for this service or activity
Yes
Please provide further details

£7.50 to £10.50 (Thanks to our funders we are also able to consider requests for free or subsidised places to families experiencing hardship.)

Inclusion and Accessibility

Taking Part

How can a child or young person with SEND take part in this activity

This is a service for young people with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Condition. If the young people have additional SEND we will work with families to identify the best way to engage with the child/young person.

Who to contact for more information about inclusion and accessibility

Name
Ruth
Telephone No.

Categories

Which categories suit this organisation?

This Organisation Supports
ADHD Autism / Aspergers Syndrome
Services
Leisure and Social Activities

Age Range

Age of Users
From 9 To 25