A majority of individuals with high functioning autism and Asperger syndrome require some level of support throughout their lives. Without specialist support, further education and employment opportunities are likely to be out of reach for most of the individuals we work with.
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Autism Sussex centres and social enterprises provide a range of opportunities for children, young people and adults with autistic spectrum conditions and/or Asperger syndrome.
autism sussex has facilities for ceramics and other specialised crafts
Current activities include:
- Newsletter Club – Practice your interviewing, photography and journalism skills to assist in the production of our newsletter.
- Drama Group – Put on your own productions, based at The White Rock Theatre.
- Art Project – Create artworks in mixed media with 2 local artists.
- Music Therapy – Explore and express yourself with 2 trained Music Therapists.
- Music – Learn to play songs of your choice in a band.
- Berks Emporium – Join the Berks in the production of preserves, chutneys and confectionary for sale to the public.
- Gardening – Work with a Landscape Architect, a Garden Designer and Permaculturalist to redevelop residential gardens.
- Knitting / Sewing – Join in various knitting and sewing groups, one of which builds links with elderly Hastings’ residents.
- Photography – Work with a professional photographer, Hastings Photo Group and learn to process film in a darkroom.
- Women’s Group – Meet other women with Asperger’s aged 19-35 in a supportive setting.
- Ceramics – Design and produce earthenware products, learn about glazes and use a potter’s wheel.
- Creative Writing / Poetry – Develop your creative writing and poetry skills.
- Artisan Bread Club – Work with a local baker to produce a range of breads.
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