Autism Service Directory

NAS Isle of Wight Branch

The National Autistic Society

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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..


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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The National Autistic Society is the UK’s leading charity for autistic people. Since 1962, we’ve been transforming lives, changing attitudes and helping to create a society that works for autistic adults and children. We transform lives by providing support, guidance and practical advice for the 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK, as well as their three million family members and carers

The National Autistic Society

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Jess Higgins - Branch Chair

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