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Sheffield Asperger Parent Action Group (SAPAG)

Summary
Sheffield Aspergers Parents Action Group (SAPAG) is a support and action group for parents/carers/partners of adults with Aspergers Syndrome/High Functioning Autism.


Description

Are you the parent, carer or partner of an adult with Asperger Syndrome?
Would you like to meet with other parents/carers to share expe riences and for support?

If the answer is yes, then you need to know about Sheffield Asperger Parent Action Group (SAPAG). They are an information and support group for parents, carers or partners of adults and young people with Asperger Syndrome (AS).

SAPAG members attend the Sheffield Autism Partnership Board which is working towards provision of better facilities and services for people with Asperger Syndrome in Sheffield.

Contact us for support support and sign posting for services in Sheffield. We hold a small library of books/articles about AS.   Four times a year, we invite guest speakers talk on relevant subjects on the 3rd Wednesdays of January, April, July and Ocotber at 7pm at Hallam University Charles Street Building.  Please get in touch for more information.

SAPAG committee runs a social group for adults with Aspergers Syndrome/High Funcitioning Autism.  Activities include, fortnightly snooker, monthly pub night, monthly walks, monthly coffee/lunch meet up, occasional craft evenings, bowling nights, board game evenings, meals out etc.


Who to contact

Contact Name
Judith Birkett
Contact Position
Chair
Telephone
07817521950
E-mail
sheffieldsapag@gmail.com
Website
Sheffield Aspergers Parents Action Group
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/groups/279806992488644/

Where to go

Name
Charles Street Building
Address
Charles Street Building
Sheffield Hallam University
SHEFFIELD
South Yorkshire
Postcode
S1 2NE
Notes

Our information meetings are held at The Charles Street Building is on the corner of Charles Street and Arundel Gate.  Use the Charles Street entrance.  Reception will direct you.


When is it on?

Time / Date Details
Third Wednesday of January, April, July and October.
Time of day
Evening
Days
Wednesday
Session Information
7pm - 8.30pm
Meetings for information from visiting speakers.

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access
Yes
Supports special needs and disabilities
Yes
Special needs and disabilities experience
Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Able to accommodate other cultures/ethnicities
Yes

Other Details

Referral required
No
Notes

The SAPAG committee organise The A Team which is a social group for adults with Aspergers Syndrome.  Activities include fortnightly snooker club, monthly walks, craft nights, outings, meals out etc.  See The A Team listing.


Last Updated
01/11/2019
Keywords
Asperger Syndrome, adults with ASD, High Funtioning Autism, SAPAG, ASD, Autism
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