The National Autistic Society (NAS) is the leading UK charity for people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families. In addition to their helplines, online resources, and campaigns, NAS offer a range of adult services at a local level.
The National Autistic Society Centre, Northamptonshire is based in Irthlingborough and offer social skills, communication and life skills training, plus cookery, information technology (IT), arts and crafts and music sessions. Community activities include swimming, trampolining, bowling, visits to country parks and local leisure amenities and pub and café lunches.
The Employment service provides support to individuals seeking employment as well as supporting people into volunteer and work placements.
NAS offers specialist residential support in Wellingborough for adults with a diagnosis of ASD. Gillitts Road is a mixed home for people aged 18+. Heath Rise is a mixed home for people aged 18-40
NAS provides flexible, bespoke support for adults (aged 18+) with a diagnosis of ASD who are in (or are looking for) employment.
This is a Framework Provider for Northamptonshire Adult Social Services offering care and support for people with a Learning Disability.
They may offer one or more of the following.
- Supported Living
- Supported Accommodation
- Opportunities for living and learning
- Short breaks
- Forensic Support
- Supporting people in their home
- Residential based living
- Short term intervention and crisis support
The National Autistic Society (NAS) is a registered charity (no. 269425).