Please first read the Coronavirus Update opposite, since all the activities described below are likely to be affected.
- Adult Asperger Group
- Sheffield Autistic Society Photography Group
- Art Group for autistic adults
- Snooker Club
- Under the Stars
- Dance and creative workshops
- No social pressure group
- The A Team (SAPAG)
- ACCTing Out
The Sheffield Adult Asperger Group will continue to meet online for the foreseeable future. See days and dates below. Meetings will start at 7pm.
Wednesday 14 September 2022
Wednesday 12 October 2022
Wednesday 09 November 2022
Wednesday 14 December 2022
Helen Purdie will be facilitating the online meetings. They are an opportunity to come together in a safe space to share experience, talk and listen, feel supported and offer support. Everyone will have an opportunity to speak and be heard. Helen will also guide breathwork and meditation exercises for relaxation and self-regulation and she will introduce topics for discussion around autistic life.
Please let Helen know if you wish to join the meeting at email@example.com and she will send out the link to the meeting on the relevant afternoon to ensure confidentiality.
If you want to join us please don’t feel that you have to participate. Also you can leave your screen turned off if you prefer and everyone can, of course, leave at any time. The meetings are totally confidential and please see the attached guidance for more information about joining the online meetings: Adult group guidelines
The snooker group now meets on a Wednesday every two weeks from 7-9pm at the Riley’s Snooker club, Lescar Buildings, Lescar Lane, Sheffield. S11 8XQ. The cost is £5.
Under the Stars is a nightclub for people with learning disabilities (including Asperger syndrome and autism) and their friends to meet people new and old, and dance the night away.
Under the Stars has been going successfully for over four years now and it is getting more and more popular.
See website for full details of all activities and tickets www.underthestars.org.uk
Telephone contact details:
Landline: 0114 2331869
Under the Stars and Musical Works have joined forces to offer workshops in dance, music and creative media skills.
To find out more please contact Ruth on 07942 230 249 firstname.lastname@example.org
For autistic/aspergian people . It’s for anyone who just wants some quiet time. We are situated in a quiet area of The Curzon Cinema. It is an opportunity to meet new people and talk if you want. There is no social pressure to conform. We meet between 2pm and 4:30pm on the first and third Saturday of each month in The Curzon Cinema lounge.
For more information please contact Robert: email@example.com
This is a social group for autistic adults over the age of 18 who would previously have been diagnosed as having Asperger’s Syndrome and are not on the learning disability register. It is funded partly by grants and is partly self funding.
The group organises a range of social and educational activities during the year and has about 300 members.
Regular activities include:
– A snooker club, which meets on a Wednesday every two weeks from 7-9pm at the Snooker club on Sharrow Vale Road.
– A monthly meet up at a local pub on the first Monday of the month
– A monthly walk in the area, often on a Sunday
– A monthly Craft activity
– A monthly online discussion Group
– A monthly online social group
– A monthly Board Games session
We also organise other activities which recently have included bowling, crazy golf, a reading group, keep fit, mindfulness, knitting, pilates, climbing, day trips to places of interest, sessions led by members on topics of interest including composting, archeology, Tree identification etc
Meals out, bowling etc
Can anyone wishing to join us please contact the A Team Coordinator: Sylvia Johnson firstname.lastname@example.org
(Organised by ACCT Sheffield)
“ACCTing Out is a social group for autistic young adults aged 18 and above. We run fortnightly activities normally on Tuesday evenings, to places like the cinema, to play pool, go for a meal, and more.” For more information see https://acctsheffield.org.uk/accting-out/