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Resources for Adults

 

Lambeth Autism Social Club - Funded by Lambeth Council

 

An evening social club for autistic people, which will be run and held at Lambeth College, Clapham Centre every Monday from 6.45pm was launched on 29 April 2019.  

For more information, please contact Igho Wekpe at iwekpe@lambethcollege.ac.uk.

 

The Lambeth Autism Group no longer run these sessions.

 

Groups Services and Activities

 

Getting Older

 

NAS website for autistic individuals

 

A huge range of information and resources

 

The Spectrum - The Spectrum is a quarterly magazine written by and for people on the autism spectrum. It is aimed firmly at adults, although some parents subscribe on behalf of their under-16s.

 

BFI Southbank  - Monthly relaxed performances in the day (reasonable prices)

 

The relaxed screenings are presented for individuals on the autism spectrum and / or anyone with learning disabilities, and their carers and assistants.

 

Our relaxed screening adjustments include:

 

●      For this screening doors will open 30 minutes before the screening start time.

 

●      No trailers will be shown.

 

●      The programme will be introduced.

 

●      Customers will be able to choose their own seats in the auditorium, but we will do our best to accommodate any specific seating requests.

 

●      Our house lights will remain on a low level throughout the screening, and the volume will be turned slightly down.

 

●      Please feel free to move around in the auditorium and make noise.

 

●      There will be a safe space for customers to use if they need to leave the auditorium.

 

For more information: Victoria Humphyrs or Victoria.Humphrys@bfi.org.uk  

 

 

Autistic Adults - Did You Know

 

A candid guide written by one of our members, Caroline, who is an autistic adult resident in Lambeth. *

 

Diocese of Oxford Welcoming Leaflet

 

Guidelines (as a PDF document) to make Church more Autism-friendly. Well-written with practical advice that can be applied in most situations to make inclusion more than just a buzz word!

 

If you would like to see other relevant links on this page, please Contact Us with the link address and we would be happy to consider it for inclusion here.

 

*The material and information contained in this document has been contributed and researched by a local volunteer.

 

Whilst we have tried to ensure that the information is up-to-date and accurate at the time of publication, it is for general information purposes only.

 

Lambeth Autism Group does not recommend any therapies,approaches, services or endorse any products.

 

You should not rely upon the material or information given as a basis for making any decisions, but should seek specialist advice.

 

Lavender for Neurodiverse Girls - 13 to 18 years old - Run by local parents Tanya Williams and Brigid Bose  as a social group for girls with a range of neurodevelopmental diagnoses including (but not limited to) ASD, ADHD, dyspraxia and dyslexia.

 

 

Lambeth Autism Action Forum - As part of Lambeth's Get Clued on Autism Strategy" Lambeth Commmissioners for Disabilities for Adults launched an Autism Action in October 2018.

 

The aim and objectives:

 

- plan to hold four themed forums a year

 

- provide a place for service users and service providers to come together

 

- receive and share information, speak about the challenges they face as an autistic person in our borough

 

- how we can take forward, with a view to improve the life experiences of autistic people and their families and carers living and working in Lambeth

 

- to have representation from all key areas such as Social, Health, Education, Housing, Justice, Community support as well as Service Users and their Carers.

 

Contact: Malvina Drayton-Edwards or MEdwardsDrayton@lambeth.gov.uk