Adults

Adult Social Club BBQ 2014 - 4

There is a range of support for adults with autism in the Cambridge area.

  • The branch runs an Adult Social Club in Cambridge for people on the autistic spectrum aged 18+.
  • We run a monthly drop-in for adults in Huntingdon, providing support and advice.
  • The National Autistic Society and Cambridgeshire County Council fund two Autism Support Managers providing support to adults across the county.
  • We run an Autism Support Network in partnership with VoiceAbility.
  • Our resources pages have links to other organisations providing information, support, activities and diagnosis for adults.

 

Latest news for adults:

  • NAS Adult Social Events to see Tim Peakes’s Spacecraft

    Friday 26th October 2018 11:00-16:00
    Peterborough Cathedral & Pizza Expresses Peterborough

    Activities:
    The meeting place for the Adult Social Events Group will be Peterborough Cathedral Gate way just off cathedral square postcode PE1 1XS at 11:00
    Tim peake’s spacecraft free of charge unless members wanting to see Space Descent VR with Tim Peake’s will have to book in Advance please book between 11:00-12:30, the price is £5.00 per person.
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    Meal Pizza Expresses Peterborough
    The table will be book for 12:30. The cost of the meal is £13.95 for a set 3 course meal click here to see menu or starter/main course for £10.95 click here to see menu. The full menu is also available. Drinks are not included in this price for more menu information follow the link to Pizza Expresses
    A walk around Peterborough Cathedral free of charge there may be time for a drink after our walk. For further information or to book a place, please contact NAS Peterborough

    EMAIL: peterborough@nas.org.uk
    WEB: naspeterborough.webeden.co.uk

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  • Social Skills in Autistic Teenagers (SSAT) study

    Researchers at University College London (UCL) are looking for adolescents aged 13-19 with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their parents to take part in a study of social skills.

    The study involves completing questionnaires and having a video-recorded interaction with a researcher. The study will take around two hours to complete, and can take place at your home or at UCL.

    There is no payment for taking part, but reasonable travel expenses (£10 per adult, £5 per child) will be reimbursed. The researchers (Ben or Aaron) would be able to come to Cambridge to carry out interviews.

    For more information, please contact Benjamin Hannon at b.hannon.17@ucl.ac.uk or 07711227277.

    This study has been approved by the UCL/UCLH Joint Research Office, Great Ormond Street Hospital Trust, Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust, and the Whittington Hospital NHS Trust.

    Printable flyer Social Skills in Autistic Teenagers (SSAT) study

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  • Links with Huntingdon Jobcentre – Disability Employment Adviser to attend Maple Centre on 10th October, 1 pm – 2 pm.

    The Disability Employment Adviser from Huntingdon Job Centre will be at our October Drop In session (Huntingdon) for an hour. He wants to listen to concerns and the difficulties people have experienced when attending their job centres, trying to access help, make claims, attend interviews, etc. He will be able to offer general advice and explain what help is available at, or via, Job Centres. Come and find out what help is available and how to access it.

    The Drop In session is from 12 noon to 2 pm each month, so come and find out what we do anyway. https://www.nascambridge.org.uk/adults/huntingdon-drop-in-sessions-for-adults/

    Cambridge NAS volunteers will also be at the session (as usual) to support, as well as one of the NAS Support Officers for Adults.

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