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The Autism Group-Fusion Club for young people

Service has Local Offer

The Fusion Club, for 14 to 25 year olds, will appeal to anyone who wants to meet up with others doing console gaming, Lego, playing board and trading card games, pool or table football perhaps. We have slightly different activities for each venue so let us know your interests when applying!

All our clubs are aimed at young people of mainstream ability but who need support in their social understanding.

Fusion meets every four weeks on a Saturday afternoon from 2.00 - 4.30 pm either at Harmony Education Centre, 4 Cordwallis Street, Maidenhead SL6 7BE or

BCA, Burchetts Green Rd, Burchett's Green, Maidenhead SL6 7BE

Each 2 1/2 hour session is £7.50

Our club workers are DBS checked and experienced and trained in autism.

Our clubs are very popular and places are limited! We are happy to put children who are aged 13 or above on our waiting list.

For more details about applying to join, please email Ruth - clubs@theautismgroup.org.uk or call 07454 375071

Who to contact

Name
Ruth Barlow
Position
Special Interest Group Co-ordinator
Telephone
07454 375071
Email
clubs@theautismgroup.org.uk
Website
The Autism Group

Where to go

Notes

On street parking available. Within walking distance of the railway station in Maidenhead.

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£7.50 Per session

Availability

Other notes

We also offer this club at BCA . The club alternates between the two venues every fortnight.

Local Offer

Description

The Fusion Club, for 14 to 25 year olds, will appeal to fans of multi-player console gaming or Pokémon and offers other activities as well. This might be trading card games, playing pool together or joining in on some board games for example.

All our clubs are aimed at young people on the autism spectrum of mainstream ability but who need support in their social understanding.

 

Contact Name
Ruth Barlow
Contact Telephone
07454 375071
Contact Email
clubs@theautismgroup.org.uk
Links
Autism Group Clubs
Local Offer Age Bands
Secondary (11-16 years)
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)

Extended Local Offer Response


Is your service accessible?

There is no lift to the first floor which is accessed by a short flight of stairs with handrail.

What are the eligibility criteria for your service?

Must have a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder, Asperger's Syndrome or social and communication disorder.

How are referrals/applications made to your service?

We require an application form to be completed before a place is offered to ensure we fully understand needs. We will visit the family before the young person starts to discuss any concerns and work with the family to provide appropriate support.

Funding

Voluntary/Charitable

Charges

Yes

Details of charges

The first session is free, thereafter we charge £7.50 per session, payable in advance.

Feedback and complaints procedure

Feedback and complaints can be made in the first instance to Ruth Barlow the Club Co-ordinator. The Chair of Trustees will be informed and if necessary independently investigate.

How will I know my child will be safe using this service?

We have policies and procedures in place for safeguarding, health and safety, data protection, confidentiality. Staff and volunteers are trained and or experienced in working with individuals on the spectrum and will be DBS checked.

Last Updated
03/02/2020

Disclaimer

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Slough Family Information Service website and Slough Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations