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The National Autistic Society Centre, Northamptonshire

The National Autistic Society

Main information

Type of service: Day services, Employment services, Outreach - education

The National Autistic Society Centre, Northamptonshire is based in Irthlingborough and offers programmes to meet individual needs and wishes for people on the autism spectrum. At our Irthlingborough premises we offer social skills, communication and life skills training, plus cookery, information technology (IT), arts and crafts and music sessions. Community activities include swimming, trampolining, bowling, visits to country parks and local leisure amenities and pub and café lunches. The Employment service provides support to individuals seeking employment as well as supporting people into volunteer and work placements. We partner with environmental charity, the Phoenix Resource Centre, to provide volunteer work experience to some of the people who attend our Day Opportunities Service. We partner with Northampton College to provide an Education Service, based at our Irthlingborough premises and in the College itself, for young people who find the transition from school to College challenging. The two-year Moving On programme has the following aims: To support young people with autism to access local education provision; To increase independence and self esteem; To support the development of social skills; and To support the young person to gain qualifications which will support their quality of life in adulthood..

Eligibility

Age: For people of any age

Aimed at: Adolescent , Adult

Gender: All genders

Registrations & Approaches

Specialisms: Exclusively autism specific

Other specialisms: Challenging behaviour, Learning disability

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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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northamptonshire@nas.org.uk

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Web site

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Jim Robinson - Team Leader

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01933 655430

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jim.robinson@nas.org.uk

Locations

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Diamonds Business Centre, Attley Way, Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire, NN9 5GF