Autism Youth Club (Together Trust)
The Autism Youth Club is a primary (Tuesday evening) and secondary aged (thursday Evening) Youth club for children with a diagnosis of Autism who don't require 1:1 support. The Autism youth club is commissioned by Stockport's Children with Disabilities short breaks team and is managed by Together Trust.
The Autism youth club has approximately 18/20 children who are supported by 7/8 trained and experienced support staff from Together Trust. The club offer children a number of different activities and things to do. There is computer games, DVD's, arts and crafts, cooking and baking, lego, boardgames, quiet/sensory spaces.
The club gives parents a short break from caring and offer children with autism the opportunity to mix with their peers, without their parents, in a safe and supportive environment. It's anticipated the children develop friendships, independence, confidence and lifeskills.
If you are interested in your child attending the youth club you need to contact the Children with Disabilities Short Breaks Team.
Who is this for: Primary aged children with a diagnosis of Autuism aged 5 up to their 11th birthday (Tuesday evening) Secondary aged children with a diagnosis of Autism 11 up to their 18 (Thursday)
When does the club run: Term Time only Tuesday 5:00 till 7:00
Where does the club take place: Newbridge Centre, Newbridge Lane Offerton SK1 2NY
Organisation running the youth club: Together Trust
Time -Youth club sessions 5pm - 7pm
Support staff: Together Trust hasve experienced and trained support staff.
Web page: Click here to visit provider’s web page.
How can my child attend? To attend the autism youth club your child must have: A diagnosed disability, have a recently completed/updated EHA/CAF form and be a resident of Stockport.
Contact the Aiming High Team. There are some registration forms that must be filled in before your child can attend. There may be a waiting list.
Who to contact
- Contact Name
- Debbie Barlow