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NAS Sutton Branch

A branch of the National Autistic Society

Branch Activities

ALL BRANCH EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES ARE OFFERED PRIMARILY TO BRANCH MEMBERS AND SOMETIMES EXCLUS IVELY TO BRANCH MEMBERS.  TO BECOME A MEMBER FILL IN THE ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM ON THE "MEMBERSHIP" PAGE

 

ALL OUR WORKSHOPS ARE FREE HOWEVER VOLUNTARY DONATIONS ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED TO HELP US CARRY ON PROVIDING SUPPORT

 

 

 

Monday 16th April

 

 Special Needs Parents Advice Group

with Mark Brown of Special Help for Special Needs

 

This is a friendly and informal drop-in support group for parent carers of children and young people with additional needs.  

 

Mark (Special Help for Special Needs) is an expert on a range of issues including toileting, sleep, behaviour. obsessions, puberty and much more.  He has worked with many families to help them overcome a variety of challenging issues.  He is generously donating his time so more local families can get his help. This is your chance to get his advice and also meet up with other parents and carers who are in a similar position to you.

 

When:   Drop in any time between 10am to 12noon

Where: Wallington United Reformed Church, Stanley Park Road, Wallington

Cost: Voluntary donation of £1 to be paid on the day

 

Tea and biscuits are guaranteed, along with a friendly, non-judgemental environment!  

 

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Tuesday 24th April

 

Asperger & Autism Adult Support Group

Active Listening Workshop with David Lane

 

For adults with a diagnosis or who think they may have the condition

A chance to chat, relate, learn, share strategies and interests

Friendly and informal, with a topic, activity or guest speaker.

 

Today's session will be an Active Listening Workshop

presented by David Lane, Communication Trainer.

 

A chance to develop your listening skills to help you:

 

Convey respect, interest, and empathy

Support the self-determination of the person being listened to

To understand what the speaker is saying

To help the speaker clarify his or her own thoughts and feelings

To let the speaker know you have heard and understood

 

When:  Tuesday 24th April 6.30 - 8pm

Where: The Riverside Centre, Culvers Avenue, Carshalton

Cost: Free but a donation of £1 would be appreciated

Booking:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/adult-support-group-tickets-43883091508

 

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Thursday 26th April

 

Freejumping Session at Oxygen Croydon

 

FULLY BOOKED - Look out for next month's session

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Sunday 6th May

 

Forest School Session at Sutton Ecology Centre

 

Details will be emailed to members shortly.

 

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Sunday 10th June

 

Excusive Ice Skating Session at Streatham Ice Rink

 

Details to follow.

 

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Wednesday 13th June

 

"Autism Awareness" with Adapt to Learn

 

Details to follow.

 

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Monday 18th June

 

NAS Sutton AGM with Guest Speaker

ROBYN SEWARD

 

Details to follow.

 

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Tuesday 26th June

 

"Supporting Siblings of Children with Violent & Challenging Behaviour"

With Yvonne Newbold

 

Details to follow.

 

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Saturday 7th July

 

African Drumming with The Gary Mason Foundation

 

Details to follow.

 

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