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Youth club for young people with high functioning ASD

13 March 2017

The HIT squad and Young Hackney Sports Unit have joined forces to trial a youth club for young people with high functioning ASD – for those who struggle to attend mainstream youth clubs.

Suitable for 8-14 years with mild language delay.

A pilot youth group for young people aged 8-14 with high functioning autism

The Wednesday club is for young people with social communication difficulties who want to hang out in a relaxed, unpressured and fun space. Suitable for young people with ASD who have mildly delayed language skills.

FREE (trial) group every Wednesday 4-5pm at Pearson Street Adventure Playground (previously Apples and Pears)


The sessions will run from 19th April – 31st May 201

What activities will there be?

  • Access to large adventure playground
  • Opportunity to join individual or group sporting activities
  • Relaxation activities
  • Opportunities to make friends and hang out with other young people
  • Quiet areas

NB During the first 2 weeks parents are welcome to stay in the centre

Please register interest your by with your child’s name, age and your contact number. We will call you to give you more details, and to check the group is suitable for your young person.

Places are very limited, and will be offered on a first come first served basis.