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ACCT Teenage Youth Club

Description

When: Alternate Wednesdays

Time: 7-9pm

A youth club for teenagers with Asperger's Syndrome, activities include arts and craft, snooker/pool, table tennis, football, a computer suite, outdoor activities and a wii. Our aim is for the teenagers to have fun, ‘chill out and make new friends’. 


Who to contact

Telephone
0114 223 0242
E-mail
enquiries@acctsheffield.org.uk
Website
acctsheffield.org.uk/

Where to go

Name
St. Mary's Community Centre
Address
Bramall Lane
City Centre
SHEFFIELD
Postcode
S2 4QZ

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access
Yes
Wheelchair access details
wheelchair accessible
Supports special needs and disabilities
Yes
Special needs and disabilities experience
Speech, Language & Communication needs
ADD/ADHD
Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Other Details

Facilities
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Sensory Room
  • Quiet Area
Notes
  • On occasions we operate a waiting list for our clubs
  • If a place cannot be offeredat teh club the child/young person will be offered a place at the following club

Local Offer

Contact Telephone
0114 223 0242
Contact Email
enquiries@acctsheffield.org.uk
Links
ACCT website
Local Offer Age Bands
Secondary (11-16 years)
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
SEN Provision Type
Specialist

General Extended Local Offer Response

Eligibility criteria for your service and any priority groups 
  • A children’s club and teenage youth club for children and young people with Asperger’s syndrome, high functioning Autism and associated conditions.
Do you operate a waiting list? 
No
Staffing arrangements 
Staff able to use alternative communication methods
Staffing levels varied according to need
Able to assist children/young people to access all activities and services
Staffing arrangements details 

• We provide a high level of support within our clubs with paid Play Workers and volunteers.
• Some 1:1 support can be provided, all children and young people are assessed to ensure their needs can be met.

Staff training to support children/young people with SEND 
  • Training in Asperger’s syndrome, Autism and associated conditions to include ADHD and PDA, Team Teach, Safeguarding, Makaton and the use of visual support.
How do you communicate with your service users? 
Directly with parents/carers
Progress updates provided
Communicating with service users details 

We send out quarterly newsletters to all of our members, as well as emails and updates on our website and Facebook pages.


Last Updated
02/07/2018
Keywords
Activities, Leisure, groups, specialist, clubs, ACCT, Aspergers Syndrome, teenagers, friendships,
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