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Sheffield Autistic Society

Summary
We are a small local Charity run by volunteers. We aim to provide support for those on the Autistic Spectrum, for their families and friends. We also welcome any professionals or others with an interest in Autism. We run monthly support groups and other social events for our members.


Description

This is a local Charity run by volunteers. The Society organisers are parents and carers for family members who have an Autistic Spectrum Condition. We run support groups for parents and carers of children, young people and adults with Autistic Spectrum Conditions. We also welcome all adults who have an ASC.

The Society is inclusive and aims to support any individual, of any age, who may be on the Autistic Spectrum and work towards getting the best support and services in place to help and assist individuals of all ages who are affected by ASCs. 

We became a registered charity in 1993 - we are a small local charity dependent on donations to run the activities and events we offer. All organisers are volunteers.

Support groups meet monthly at Sheffield Carers Centre (3rd Wed 1230-230) for everyone; and monthly at Hallam Uni Autism Centre (last Thurs 7-9pm) for the Adult Asperger Group; and the group organises events, outings and a summer playscheme for children with autism aged 8-16 years old.


Who to contact

Contact Name
Society Helpline (Monday-Friday 9am and 5pm. Please leave a message and we will try and get back to you as soon as possible)
Contact Position
www.sheffieldautisticsociety.org.uk
Telephone
07923 473240
E-mail
philcooney99@yahoo.co.uk
liz-friend@sky.com
Website
Sheffield Autistic Society

Where to go

Name
Sheffield Carers Centre
Address
Concept House
5 Young St
SHEFFIELD
Postcode
S1 4LA
Notes

This is the venue for our daytime monthly support group meetings only. Sheffield Carers Centre kindly provide us with a room for our support group meetings. We hold meetings here each month - on the 3rd Wednesday - between 1230-230pm. We are not here at any other time and it is not a postal address for Sheffield Autistic Society. If you want to contact us by post please write to the Chair Phil Cooney at 126 Sandygate Rd Sheffield S10 5SB.


When is it on?

Time / Date Details
Support group every 3rd Wednesday of the month
Time of day
Afternoon
Days
Wednesday
Session Information
Between 12:30 and 2:30pm
support group for those with an interest in Autism (parents, carers, those on the Spectrum themselves)

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access
Yes
Able to accommodate other cultures/ethnicities
Yes

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
free to members
Referral required
No
Facilities
  • Drop-in Facilities
  • Days out/visits
  • Catering facilities

Last Updated
11/02/2019
Keywords
autism, autistic, support group, ASD, ASC
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