NAS Northern Ireland West Branch
The National Autistic Society
Type of service: Local groups, Play and leisure
The National Autistic Society - Northern Ireland West Branch offers support to families who have a family member with autism including Asperger syndrome. The branch provides information about autism, awareness raising, signposting and speaker evenings. It also provides family support such as parent support groups and leisure activities for families. It also campaigns on autism issues both at a local and national level. The branch holds a family club every Saturday afternoon from 1.30pm to 2.30pm in Omagh for children and young people. Activities include volleyball, 5 a side football, art, games consoles, X Box, Wii and Playstation 3. All children/young people are accompanied by a parent/carer and the whole family is welcome including siblings. The club also visits the local cinema once a month for an autism friendly screening. The branch covers the areas of Derry City, Strabane, Omagh, and Fermanagh..
Age: For people of any age
Aimed at: Adolescent , Child , Child/adolescent sibling, Parent/carer of a child, Parent/carer of a young person, Parent/carer of an adult, Partner, Young person
Gender: All genders
Covers: Causeway Coast and Glens, Derry City and Strabane, Fermanagh and Omagh, Mid Ulster
Registrations & Approaches
Specialisms: Exclusively autism specific
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
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