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Current Branch Activities

 

 

St. Albans Monthly Drop-in

 

The drop-in provides an informal opportunity for local people with an interest in Autism to meet others who may have similar challenges or experiences to share in a friendly, supportive environment . Refreshments and information are available and attendees have a wealth of combined experiences to share and personal experience of navigating the health and education systems, voluntary groups, social services, etc.

 

Time and venue - Fleetville Community Centre, Royal Rd, St, Albans, AL1 4LQ.

Second Thursday of the month 11.00 am - 12.45 pm.  

 

Parents on the Autistic Spectrum Support Group (PASS Group)

 

A support group for parents who are on the Autistic Spectrum themselves, with children of any age, to access parenting support and meet other Autistic/Asperger parents.

 

Drop in anytime between 12:30 and 2:30pm on the last Friday of every month at the South Hill Centre, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP1 1JF.

 

The group aims to provide a safe, supportive, understanding and friendly environment for those adults in Hertfordshire who have a diagnosis of Asperger's Syndrome or Autism Spectrum Disorder (must have or be waiting on a diagnosis) who are seeking:

- Friendship and networking with other Autistic parents

- Understanding and information around their diagnosis and sensory processing challenges

- Access to tools, resources and ideas to help aid communication and parenting skills

- Advice, signposting, support and information about an array of services in Hertfordshire and nationally

- A place to bring their children who will have access to a crèche worker to provide activities whilst parents can   access support and chat.

- Baby changing facilities and refreshments included free of charge

 

The 2 O' Clock Club - Tring

 

A support group for girls with ASD/ADHD (undiagnosed and diagnosed) between the ages of 7 and 11 years. Female siblings are also invited to attend. The group meets once a month on a Sunday in Tring, West Herts. The aim of the group is to provide a safe social environment for the girls where they can make new friends and take part in a range of fun activities. There is usually a different workshop each month and these have ranged from Slime making to pasta making to first aid. Parents stay too so it is a chance for them to socialise and network.

 

Aspirations Group - Hemel Hempstead

 

This (18+) Social Group is run by Guideposts and sponsored by NAS Herts Branch. The Groups runs every 2nd Friday of the month 12.10pm – 2.10pm. For more information contact:  hsh@guideposts.org.uk  (Tel: 01923 223554), or use our contact page to request a referral.

 

 

Please use the Contact page to request further details of all the above groups.