Autism Service Directory

NAS South Gloucestershire Branch

The National Autistic Society

Main information

Type of service: Local groups

The NAS South Gloucestershire Branch offers support to parents and carers of autistic children and young people (including those with a diagnosis of Asperger syndrome or SLCN. The branch has an evening support that meets on the second Wednesday of the month from 7pm - 9pm. In addition to this we hold a monthly science club and youth group for children and young people on the autism spectrum.

At the moment we run 4 youth groups per month, 2 family days every year and support groups per month and our bi-annual fundraisers.

1st Saturday is Game (2 clubs) Session 1 is for 10-13 year olds. Session 2 is for 14-19 year olds.
2nd Saturday is Science Group for 7-14 year olds.
3rd Saturday is Drama Group for 7-14 year olds.
4th Saturday is Variable usually for 2 hours age range varies depending on activity but we do things like, Bowling, Airhop, Graffitti Art, Drumming, Swimming, Climbing, Golf.

1st Tuesday of every month is Evening Support for 2 hours
3rd Wednesday of every month is Daytime Support for 2 hours

Our family days are held at Christmas and in the Summer.

Eligibility

Age: For people of any age

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

You can contact us by phone email or post.

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Donna Jones - Branch Chair

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southgloucestershire@nas.org.uk

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Locations

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BS37 5AF