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Summer Fete 28th July 2018

posted 22 Jun 2018, 08:05 by Gemma Sampford   [ updated 22 Jun 2018, 08:06 ]

Action for ASD invite you to join us 
at our first Summer Fete

Date:     Saturday, 28th July 2018
Time:     10am - 3pm
Venue:  Autism Resource Centre, Kings Mill, Queen St, Burnley, BB10 2HX

Parking and Entry is absolutely Free!

There will be lots of different things to do and enjoy, games to play, Competitions, Tombola, and a free Raffle just for turning up!

You could even hire your own table/space to sell your own items but spaces are limited so don’t delay in contacting Michelle via michelle@actionasd.org.uk for further details or to book a table.

If you have any further enquiries please call us on 01282 415 455.

We are also requesting donations for the tombola, raffle and competitions. If you have any unwanted gifts you would like re-gift, please drop them off at the centre, stating they are for the summer fete. Many thanks in advance for your support! 

PIP Workshop 12th July 2018

posted 19 Jun 2018, 02:11 by Gemma Sampford   [ updated 19 Jun 2018, 02:12 ]

PLACES ARE STILL AVAILABLE ON THE PIP WORKSHOP. 
PLEASE BOOK NOW TO RESERVE A PLACE!

Date:     12th July, 2018
Time:     10am-2.30pm
Venue:   Burnley Fire Station, Belvedere Road, 
             Burnley, BB10 3AA

Do you feel overwhelmed at the thought of completing benefit forms?
Find the application process confusing?

The Adult Support team is holding a workshop for members or parents , partners or carers completing benefit forms on behalf of members of Action for ASD, with a diagnosis of Asperger's Syndrome (AS) or High Functioning Autism (HFA). During the day we will explain the best way to complete the form and answer any questions you have regarding your application.

The workshop Costs: £5 for members or parents /partners of members
£15 for any professionals who attend the training. Payable prior to attendance.

Please note this payment is Non-refundable due to commitment by staff to provide the service.

Places are limited so be sure to confirm your place by completing the application form below or call Adult Services on 01282 415455 ext 2.

We recommend that you bring your own lunch as there are limited places to purchase food in the immediate area.

Job Vacancy: Adult Support Worker

posted 18 Jun 2018, 02:56 by Gemma Sampford   [ updated 19 Jun 2018, 01:56 ]

We are looking to expand our team of staff who work with adults and young people with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Conditions at the Autism Resource Centre (ARC), Burnley. 

We want to recruit an enthusiastic Adult Support Worker to support adults at the ARC and in the community.

The closing date for all applications is 5pm on Friday 7th July 2018. 

For further details download the Job Pack below.

Sibling Workshop & Supporting Siblings Cygnet Course Flyer

posted 18 Jun 2018, 02:23 by Gemma Sampford

Please find below a flyer for our supporting sibling cygnet course and sibling workshops for 2018.

Places are still available on the next sibling workshop on 
Friday 22nd June 5pm - 7pm.

For more information please contact Amy Whittle on 01282 415455 (option 1 for children's services) or email children@actionasd.org.uk

July Booking Forms for Children's Sessions now available

posted 18 Jun 2018, 02:14 by Gemma Sampford   [ updated 18 Jun 2018, 02:15 ]

Session Booking Forms for July 2018
are now available!

Please find attached below the booking forms for July 2018. 

As usual, the document details the weekly timetable on page 1, and has the booking form on page 2. If you would like to attend sessions, please complete the booking form and return this to us so that we can confirm a place for your child/ren on the requested sessions.

Please return all booking forms to bookings@actionasd.org.uk
 
Due to increased numbers of children accessing our sessions, we are asking all parents to please use the booking system, as this means that we can allocate places as fairly as possible to all children. If you are struggling to complete the booking form and return it to us, please confirm your booking by email and sign the booking form when you come in to the first booked session.
 
Please note that if you would like to call in to the centre with completed forms or to collect a blank form from us, the office is usually staffed Monday-Friday between 10-3pm, but if you would like to come in at another time please phone beforehand to check that there will be a member of staff here to greet you.
 
Please don’t hesitate to get in touch by email or by contacting 01282 415455 if you would like more information.

June 18 Session Booking Form

posted 5 Jun 2018, 07:40 by Gemma Sampford   [ updated 5 Jun 2018, 08:32 ]

Session Booking Forms for June 2018
are now available!

Please find attached below the booking forms for June 2018. 

As usual, the document details the weekly timetable on page 1, and has the booking form on page 2. If you would like to attend sessions, please complete the booking form and return this to us so that we can confirm a place for your child/ren on the requested sessions.

Please return all booking forms to bookings@actionasd.org.uk
 
Due to increased numbers of children accessing our sessions, we are asking all parents to please use the booking system, as this means that we can allocate places as fairly as possible to all children. If you are struggling to complete the booking form and return it to us, please confirm your booking by email and sign the booking form when you come in to the first booked session.
 
Please note that if you would like to call in to the centre with completed forms or to collect a blank form from us, the office is usually staffed Monday-Friday between 10-3pm, but if you would like to come in at another time please phone beforehand to check that there will be a member of staff here to greet you.
 
Please don’t hesitate to get in touch by email or by contacting 01282 415455 if you would like more information.

May Half Term Booking Form Available

posted 13 May 2018, 10:08 by Gemma Sampford

Session Booking Forms for May half term holidays 2018
are now available! Please download the flyer attached below for further details.

Please note the changed prices and session times and find attached below a letter from Hanna Ingleby, Project Director, explaining these changes.

The document details the weekly timetable and booking form. If you would like to attend sessions, please complete the booking form and return this to us so that we can confirm a place for your child/ren on the requested sessions.

Please return all booking forms to bookings@actionasd.org.uk
 
Due to increased numbers of children accessing our sessions, we are asking all parents to please use the booking system, as this means that we can allocate places as fairly as possible to all children. If you are struggling to complete the booking form and return it to us, please confirm your booking by email and sign the booking form when you come in to the first booked session.
 
Please note that if you would like to call in to the centre with completed forms or to collect a blank form from us, the office is usually staffed Monday-Friday between 10-3pm, but if you would like to come in at another time please phone beforehand to check that there will be a member of staff here to greet you.
 
Please don’t hesitate to get in touch by reply to this email or by contacting 01282 415455 if you would like more information.

Session booking forms - May 2018 & session changes

posted 3 May 2018, 04:53 by Gemma Sampford   [ updated 3 May 2018, 04:54 ]

Session Booking Forms for May 2018 are now available!

Please find below the booking forms for the May 2018 together with a letter from the Project Director, Hanna Ingleby, regarding the new changes to the sessions.

The document details the weekly timetable and booking form. If you would like to attend sessions, please complete the booking form and return this to us so that we can confirm a place for your child/ren on the requested sessions.

Please return all booking forms to bookings@actionasd.org.uk

Due to increased numbers of children accessing our sessions, we are asking all parents to please use the booking system, as this means that we can allocate places as fairly as possible to all children. If you are struggling to complete the booking form and return it to us, please confirm your booking by email and sign the booking form when you come in to the first booked session.

Please note that if you would like to call in to the centre with completed forms or to collect a blank form from us, the office is usually staffed Monday-Friday between 10-3pm, but if you would like to come in at another time please phone beforehand to confirm that there will be a member of staff here to greet you.

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch by contacting 01282 415455 if you would like more information.


Practical Workshop - Visual Timetables

posted 18 Apr 2018, 02:43 by Gemma Sampford   [ updated 18 Apr 2018, 02:44 ]

What is the practical workshop? 

This is a workshop for parents & carers who have previously attended the cygnet training. We will cover how to make visual timetables for the home. It would be useful to bring some photos to use during the workshop to create your child’s timetable.

For further details and dates please click on the link below.

New Volunteer Page

posted 18 Apr 2018, 02:36 by Gemma Sampford   [ updated 18 Apr 2018, 02:37 ]

We have now added a volunteer page that contains the current volunteer opportunities available within Action for ASD. If you have some spare time and would like to help out, click on the flyers on the volunteer page for more information 

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