|Title of Activity:||ACE – A weekly club for children who have Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Brief Outline:||Somewhere to go with your child to socialise with other children and parents while your children participate in arts and crafts or sports activities.|
|Age Range:||Age 7 years to 16 years|
|Location:||TN2 Community Centre, Lakeside, Greggswood Road, TN3 3LZ|
|Time:||5:00pm to 6:00pm|
|Contact Phone Number:||Kersti Hill – 07872 109 771|
|Other Information:||Please wear old clothes and bring ear defenders|
|Company:||IMAGO – Formerly VAWK|
|Title of Class:||Fun Club Short Breaks|
|Class Description:||Volunteers support children and young people with mild to moderate disabilities to encourage independence and confidence by enabling them to access activities in the community alongside their able-bodied peers.
Residential Fun Clubs offer overnight short breaks for disabled young people aged 10-17 (inclusive). The Clubs enable the young people to access activities in the community alongside volunteers their own age and have lots of fun!
School Holiday & Weekend Fun Days offer a wide range of centre based or community based activities for six hours which include sport, art, drama, music, animals, heritage and much more.
Youth Cafes run weekly during term time offering disabled young people aged 8-17 (inclusive) a social environment interacting alongside peer volunteers in activities such as games, cookery, music, art; building confidence, awareness, independence and positive attitudes.
|Age Range:||8 to 18 years of age|
|Location:||Tunbridge Wells – project also available across Kent Districts|
|Day:||Youth Café runs Term Time in Tunbridge Wells on Wednesday evenings for 2 hours
Day and Residential activities run on a variety of days usually between 9am-3pm
|Contact Name:||Aly White|
|Contact Phone Number:||01892 530 330 or email firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Additional Information:||How do I refer a young person? Please contact the co-ordinator at the above email address to request a referral form. Once we have received a referral, we will visit the family at home so we can discuss the options available.
Fancy Volunteering? If you would like to volunteer on our Short Breaks programme; taking part in activities, supporting a disabled child, or working in our office, please get in touch.
|Title of Day Out:||Jump In Trampoline Arena: SEN and Disability Session|
We offer a weekly, all year round SEN and Disability session for customers and their siblings. The Trampoline Park is closed to the public during the hour, music and flashing lights turned off and myself as the special needs host on hand at every session to make things run smoothly for everyone.
We offer the session at a discounted price and although we still have to have rules these are more relaxed. We have trampolines, air bags, foam pit, dodgeball, basketball and lots of fun.
|Age Range:||Toddler and over|
|Location:||Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1RD|
|Travel time from TW:||15 Mins|
|Time:||5:00pm – 6:00pm
£7 pp excl socks (£2 one off payment for socks)
|Contact Phone Number:||01926 356290|
|Venue Facilities:||Toilets, Baby change facilities, Car Parking, Cafe|
|Company:||Stockers Youth Club|
|Title of Class:||Charity for young people|
|Class Description:||It is aimed primarily at young people with social communication problems like Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome but is also suitable for people who have difficulty mixing with others, or who have been the victims of bullies at school.|
|Age Range:||12 to 18 years of age|
|Location:||Southborough – Also in Tonbridge|
|Day:||Friday – Fortnightly|
|Time:||7:00pm – 9:00pm|
|Duration:||See our website for events and activities|
|Contact Phone Number:||Email: email@example.com|
|Title of Class:||Stopgap Dance Class|
|Class Description:||A completely inclusive dance class for dancers of all abilities. The first of its kind in Kent, Stopgap’s unique classes nurture young dancers dance skills and creativity as well as develop confidence, self esteem and vital social and communication skills.|
|Age Range:||8 – 12 years|
|Location:||Bishops Down Primary School, Rydall Drive, TN4 9SU|
|Time:||4:00pm – 5:30pm|
|Requires Parental Supervision:||No|
|Free Trial Available:||Yes – please mention Kids On The Go when booking|
|Contact Name:||Janice Cockburn|
|Contact Phone Number:||01892 520 114|
|Title of Class:||Maths and English for Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)|
|Class Description:||From September, The Right Tuition Company (RTC) will offer English and Maths classes to children in Years 5 and 6, who are higher functioning ASD pupils. This class is aimed at providing a solution for those children that may struggle in a mixed neurotypical class environment.
Here at RTC, we recognise that to learn well, AS children need structure. They respond when they have clear, consistent direction. Our tutor, Sarah Patten, understands the sensory and social challenges that sometimes prevent ASD children from achieving their potential. Her unique approach to teaching children on the spectrum. is to tune into their specific needs and build their confidence by allowing them to be who they are.
The class will have an orderly routine and any workflow changes will be flagged up clearly. Extra verbal and visual cues are employed to help with transitions. These verbal cues are short, direct and concrete.
The classes are calm, quiet and uncluttered to limit visual distractions.
In the class we offer a quiet corner of the room as a safe place where students, who might feel overwhelmed initially, can sit and ‘re-group’ for a few minutes. Sometimes, just knowing that there is a quiet space option can give these children added confidence.
Students with Asperger’s often encounter handwriting deficits. Our classes will allow for extra time in order to work on relevant handwritten exercises.
This class will benefit higher functioning spectrum children, both, academically and socially; building their confidence in a safe learning environment.
|Age Range:||Year 5 & 6|
|Location:||3 Calverley Street TN1 2BZ|
|Time:||6:00pm – 7:00pm|
|Duration:||60 minute class|
|Price:||£26 if bought as a block of 6 lessons|
|Requires Parental Supervision:||No|
|Free Trial Available:||Yes – mention Kids On The Go|
|Contact Name:||Stephanie Satterley or Arthur Ponsonby|
|Contact Phone Number:||01892 800 492 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Venue Facilities:||Toilets, waiting rooms for parents/carers, tea and coffee making facilities|