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NAS Avon Branch

A branch of the National Autistic Society


We have lots of events running throughout the year. Please take a look at the following for more details below

The Autism Show returns to London, Birmingham and Manchester in June and will welcome more than 10,000 visitors.


This year’s Autism Matters Theatre runs in partnership with our charity (National Autistic Society). The theatre will host a range of talks by professionals: from sharing best practice for the true inclusion of autistic pupils, to how sensory difficulties can impact on behaviour, and how to help.


Book tickets now

Parents & Carers living in B&NES


New series of workshops on the first Wednesday of every month are starting:

  • Friendships Workshop - Wednesday 7th March 2018

  • Sensory Workshop - Wednesday 4th April 2018

  • Executive Functioning Workshop - Wednesday 5th May 2018

  • More to be announced


To register your interest or find out more information, please call 01275 796204 or email

Also, don't forget to take a look at our advertised courses too - potentially for professionals, those with Autism, for carers or those just with an interest. Take a look here


The next Carers Support Centre - for Parents/Carers living in South Glos Lunch & Discussion Group meeting is on Wednesday the 2nd of May at 10am - 1.30pm


The topic for discussion is Housing. As well as this we have:

  • Someone from the CLDT (Community Learning Disability Team) to talk about how they can support and prepare people for moving into their own places

  • Seb and Anna joining us – they have both recently moved into their own places and will be sharing their experiences so far!

  • Mariana Senior from Advance Housing will be talking to us about part ownership schemes and HOLD. (HOLD stands for Home Ownership for people with Long-term Disabilities). If you want to find out more about this see the two links following:


As there’s a lot to cover we will be starting a bit earlier than usual – so please note the start time of 10am.


And finally, don’t forget to book your place by contacting Tracy on the details below.


Tracy Holder Carers Support & Development Officer S.Glos

Carers Support Centre  0117 958 9904

Please note that my new working days are Monday, Tuesday & alternate Wednesdays



Now open: Mon – Sat 10am–1pm | Mon – Thu 2pm–4pm | Wed 5pm–8pm

Tel: 0117 965 2200 | New Carersline email service:

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Book Launch to be held at Whitegate Nurseries, Stockwood Hill, Keynsham, BS31 2AN at 2pm-4pm. For registering your interest and more information please take a look at


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