North Staffs Asperger/Autism Association (NSAAA)
COVID-19 - summer activities update.
For members of the NSAAA with Autism/Aspergers and families.
We are lookin g at summer activities and will be going to Trentham Monkey Forest, Churnet Valley Railway, Peak Wildlife Park, Gentleshaws ,walks and picnics plus a virtual Zoo to U session. Our usual virtual groups including online craft, young adults (16-25) Zoom sessions, social nights with Bingo, quizzes etc. will continue. We will be having 2 events per week in addition to our virtual groups.
The NSAAA provides help and advice to individuals with an autistic spectrum condition, their parents and carers. We endeavour to raise awareness in the community.
The North Staffs Asperger/Autism Association, registered charity number 1109817, was established in 2002. Becoming a member of the NSAAA allows you to access our library facilities, take part in social events as well as participate in our parent support groups. You will also receive our newsletter which is sent out 3 times a year. We currently have members across the whole of Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire Moorlands and as far away as Wolverhampton.
What we do
Primarily, the NSAAA provides support, help and advice to individuals with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, their parents and carers. We endeavour to raise awareness in the community in a variety of ways and can provide training when required.
Our Association is friendly, caring and supportive. We are fortunate enough to have staff and volunteers who jointly provide a wide range of expertise which is invaluable to individuals, families and professionals alike.
Our clubs and activites
We have many clubs and activities throughout the month. We hold a Lego club, Craft Club and Young Dudes club which is for 12 years old and under and these clubs are also suitable for siblings. We hold Adult Social nights, Young Adult clubs (16-25 years old) and clubs for 13-16 year olds These are for the person who is on the Autism Spectrum. We also hire Jumbo soft play in Newcastle once a month for our members 15 years old and younger and their siblings.
Throughout the year and during holidays we have various events such as Easter Chocolate Bingo, Laser quest, meals out, Sailing, Bowling and much more
Coffee, support and advice sessions
Each month we host a Coffee Morning Support and Advice session and a Coffee Evening Support and Advice session each month which often have Guest Speakers that we have invited for our members. These are great opportunities to meet other people and get some help as well as enjoy a cuppa.
We are a very welcoming and encouraging charity and new members will be made most welcome.
Who to contact
Where to go
- King Street Studios
14a, King Street
- ST5 1EJ Get Directions (This link opens in a new tab)
- Service is Free
- Membership per year is £10 per person or £35 for a family of up to 6 people. We don’t ask for a diagnosis but an identification with/suspected of having Autism is required.