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Autistic Society Greater Manchester Area (ASGMA)

The Aspirations project provides practical support for individuals with Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism. 

The project aims to help people with Asperger Syndrome to develop a ‘tool kit’ of life skills, particularly the social and communication skills that are needed to successfully function in today’s society. 

The project is open to people from the age of 10 years and upwards.  Aspirations deliver a number of activities including:    Weekly evening activities, Laser Quest, Bowling, Cinema, Meals out, Youth Clubs: Evening and weekend, Take Away and DVD nights, Pub/ Social Nights, Football Team, Drop In Sessions: Daytime, evening and weekend, Holiday Activities have included: Alton Towers, Barge Trips, Chester Zoo, Day in the Lake District, short break holidays.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Autistic Society Greater Manchester

Where to go

1114, Chester Road
Greater Manchester
M32 0HL

Other Details


Costs vary depending on activity


Age Ranges
10 plus
Referral required
Referral Details

Referrals to Aspirations need to come through the Aiming High team via a CAF form

Only for young people with a diagnosis of Aspergers, ASD or High Functioning Autism.

Local Offer

Local Offer Age Bands
Primary (5-11 years)
Adulthood (16-25)
Secondary (11-16 years)