This is a social group meeting twice a month for adults aged 16+ with Asperger syndrome or high functioning autism. The group meets every second Wednesday evening in a community setting and the last Friday of each month at Ye Olde Leathern Bottel, Barkham Road, Wokingham. The group usually meets between 7 pm and 9 pm but times vary depending on activity. Participants enjoy various activities such as pub meals, visits to museums, bowling, cinema trips and outings. The group members choose the activities. This group is funded by club fees and fundraising and is for Wokingham and Bracknell members.
Please note that there is an annual charge of £60 to attend Friday Alternative. This can be paid in 2 instalments. This fee helps to cover the cost of staffing the group.For further details please contact our office on 0300 777 8539 or Ruth Hatch on 07929 114179.
As from April 2018 this group has now closed but Bracknell members are welcome to join the Friday Alternative group. Please note that there is an annual charge of £60 to attend Friday Alternative. This can be paid in 2 instalments. This fee helps to cover the cost of staffing the group.
For further details please contact our office on 0300 777 8539 or Ruth Hatch on 07929 114179.
The Gateway Award is a life skills programme for adults with a mild to moderate learning disability and/or ASC. Participants undertake various different challenges through a programme of workshops. There are five different units to complete: Adventure Challenge, where we learn how to orienteer, put up tents, and even learn to cook on a camp stove; Hobbies, where we take part in various different art projects, including cake decorating and mask making; Life skills, where we learn about healthy eating and are taught important first aid skills; Volunteering, where participants take part in helping others; and Fitness, where participants take part in a keep fit activity. There are three different award levels – Bronze, Silver and Gold. Participants can move on to the next level as their skills increase. There is a small initial fee to cover books and materials plus a small workshop fee. For further details please contact our office on 0300 777 8539.