Category Archives: Events

Re-opening of the NAS Cambridge Carers Support Group

Our monthly Carers Support Group is back!

Our monthly carers support group is a great chance to meet other parents and carers facing similar challenges, swap ideas, and find out about support and activities in the local area.  Anyone caring for a child or adult with autism is very welcome to attend any of the meetings for a chat and a cuppa, no need to book.

Please note we are now in a new venue, at the Orchard Park Community Centre

The group runs at 7.30-9.00pm on the first Tuesday each month at the Orchard Park Community Centre, Central Avenue, Orchard Park, Cambridge CB4 2EZ.  Upcoming dates for the group are:

Please note, with apologies, the Carer Support Meeting scheduled for Tuesday 5th October is CANCELLED.

Online NAS Cambridge Carers Support Group Meeting

7.30-8.30pm Wednesday 31st March

As our monthly carers support group has been suspended during lockdown, we are now offering the same support in an online Zoom meeting format. This will be a chance to meet other parents and carers facing similar challenges, swap ideas, and find out about support and activities in the local area. Anyone caring for a child or adult with ASD is very welcome to attend.

Link to attend Zoom meeting:

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/96905100290?pwd=ams5bDNBTThJQnlNazk1WHFpSXpvdz09

Meeting ID: 969 0510 0290

Passcode: 977951

New Cambridge NAS facebook page

We have a new public facebook page in addition to our existing facebook group. We will be posting useful information, fun things and when lockdown eases, notifications of our groups and activities.

You can like us on facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/CambridgeNAS

If you also choose See first under Following or Follow settings this makes sure facebook will always show you our posts.

Cambridge NAS Garden(ing) Party for families and adults

Chitra-Sethia Autism Centre,Cambridge Road, Fulbourn, Cambridge,CB21 5EF

2-4pm, Saturday 31 August

The Cambridge NAS invites you to a garden-themed afternoon of activities (for children and adults) at the Chitra-Sethia Autism Centre.
Drinks and snacks will be available.

Indoor Activities to include

  • Lego
  • Brio train-track + trains
  • Dressing up
  • Board games

Outdoor Activities to include

  • Funky grass-heads to make and take home
  • Pot up a mini patio container with bedding plants to take home
  • Paints and glue to make collages etc
  • Garden bowls

Refreshments
Tea and coffee, biscuits, cakes, and fruit

Parking is available.
Bus timetable here

Free ASD and Me workshop for 13-16 year olds

NAS Cambridge are hosting a half day workshop for 13-16 year olds, run by Communication Cambridge. The aims of this workshop are to:

  • Understand the Autism Spectrum
  • Understand how Autism affects you
  • Understand your strengths
  • Find out what helps
  • Meet others and share experiences

This workshop is being run by Communication Cambridge on two dates:

Saturday 23rd March 2019 at 10.00am–12.30  or  Saturday 6th April 2019 at 1.30–4.00pm

The venue is The Chitra Sethia Autism Centre, Cambridge Road, Fulbourn, Cambridge, CB21 5EF

Booking is free via Eventbrite:

Tickets for Saturday 23 March https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/asd-and-me-tickets-58337509060
Tickets for Saturday 6 March https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/asd-and-me-tickets-58340275334

To find out more please email Fiona or Sarah: info@communicationcambridge.co.uk

ASD and Me poster 2019

Drop-in sessions for adults with autism in Huntingdon

Dates for 2016: Wednesday 17th August, 14th September, 12th October, 16th November, 14th December
Time: 12 noon – 2pm
Venue: 6 Oak Drive, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 7HN
(For Sat Nav users please use PE29 7LB, this brings you to a car park opposite the Maple Centre, on Nene Road).
Map: https://www.list.co.uk/place/20039736-maple-centre/

These drop-in sessions are for adults with autism and their Families.
The sessions will provide information and advice as well as a space for people to meet, socialise and exchange ideas.
An adult autism support manager will be at the sessions to give support and guidance.
The drop-in sessions are at the Maple Centre in Huntingdon.
Parking at the Centre is plentiful and free and includes disabled spaces

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