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Autism Family Support Oxfordshire (AFSO)

Autism Family Support Oxfordshire is a charity that provides support to children and young people aged 0-25 years old, with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and their families; who live within Oxfordshire or access services in Oxfordshire such as schools or a GP. They offer support to…

Autism Family Support Oxfordshire is a charity that provides support to children and young people aged 0-25 years old, with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and their families; who live within Oxfordshire or access services in Oxfordshire such as schools or a GP. They offer support to families by providing information, training, workshops and networking. The charity aims to maintain links with local groups, statutory bodies and keep abreast of national developments in the field of ASD.

We provide: 

• support and information to Oxfordshire parent/carers
• youth groups for young people with Asperger's Syndrome (see below)
• holiday activities for young people with Asperger's Syndrome
• training for parents, professionals and young people including social skills, sensory processing, challenging behaviour, sexuality and relationships, autism awareness, and bespoke training.

Families, young adults on the spectrum and professionals can make a referral using the forms on our website.

Our youth groups for young people with Asperger's Syndome are:

  • Wednesdays 6:30pm-9pm     16-21 year olds,  Headington, Oxford
  • Thursdays    4:30-6:30pm     13-18 year olds,  Abingdon (STUFF)
  • Fridays        6:30pm-8:30pm 13-16 year olds,  Wolvercote
  • Saturdays    10am-12noon     8-12year olds,    Wolvercote

If you are interested in the youth groups please complete an application form which can be found on our website.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Judith Payne
Contact Position
Administrator
Telephone
01844 338696
E-mail
judith@afso.org.uk
Website
Autism Family Support Oxfordshire

Where to go

Address
Thomley Hall Centre, Menmarsh Road
Worminghall
Great Milton
Buckinghamshire
Postcode
HP18 9JZ

Time / Date Details

When is it on
The office is manned Mon-Wed 8:30am-4:30pm term time

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
0-25
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Referrals can be made by families, a young person on the spectrum, or by a professional, using the referral forms that can be downloaded from our website.

For matters relating to a child aged 0-13 years old, and already known to us contact our Family Support Worker Becky Loveless on 07929 379 124 or becky@afso.org.uk 

For matters relating to a young person aged 14-25 and already known to us, contact our Community Outreach Worker, Sam Burkin, on 07975 600 625 or sam@afso.org.uk

For Our Chief Executive, fundraising and volunteering, please contact Gita Lobo on 07929379125 or gita@afso.org.uk

For all general enquiries or assistance in completing a referral please contact Judith, our administrator, on 01844 338696 or judith@afso.org.uk 

 

Additional Information

Providing services to
Disabled children/young people
Adults
Carers

Supporting people with
Autistic Spectrum Condition

Last checked on 04/06/2018

Record managed by Oxfordshire Family Information Service

This information has been collected from third party providers and Oxfordshire County Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of the information nor does inclusion represent a recommendation or an endorsement. Parents, carers, young people and professionals are recommended to check that organisations and services are appropriate and safe before they attend.
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