Autism Service Directory

NAS Isle of Wight Branch

The National Autistic Society

Main information

Type of service: Local groups

The group aims to provide support and information to parents and carers of those with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Formal diagnosis is not a requirement, the branch is still there for people affected by autism to help in any way it can. The activities they offer are: Ryde Support Group: Community Café, Aspire Ryde - every Tuesday 10am-12pm; South Wight Support Group: St Johns Hall, Wroxall - 3rd Thursday of the month 6.30pm-8.30pm; and Newport Support Group: Bebecinos, High Street, Newport - 1st Thursday of the month term time only - 10am-12pm. Clubs: Trampoline Club Every other Monday 5pm-6pm; Lego Club Fortnightly on a Saturday morning - ages 5-14 years; and Gamezone Gaming club for teenagers affected by ASD - Wii, WiiU, XBox360 and PlayStation 3 - every Thursday evening during school term 4.30pm-6.30pm. Across the Board Surf School - autism friendly surfing sessions every summer..

Eligibility

Age: For people of any age

Aimed at: Parent/carer of a child, Parent/carer of a young person

Gender: All genders

Registrations & Approaches

Specialisms: Exclusively autism specific

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Contacts

You can contact us by phone email or post.

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Jess Higgins - Branch Chair

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nasisleofwightbranch@nas.org.uk