ASD Aware Organisations

Here you will find a directory of organisations who have completed the ASD Aware scheme.

For information about becoming an ASD Aware organisation please download the information booklet and application form at the right hand side of this page.

 

Below you will find a list of organisations that are ASD aware.


All wales

Careers Wales - Philip Bowden, philip.bowden@careerswales.com

Funded by the Welsh Government. Providing free and impartial careers information and support for anyone making education or employment decisions. THere to help people make realistic career plans and decisions,  to move into the right training, further learning or employment opportunity.

National Star Wales - Hayley Warren, hwarren@nationalstar.org

National Star launched its first education provision at Mamhilad, Torfaen, in September 2016. It is designed for young people with complex and multiple learning and physical disabilities, offering a sensory-based curriculum and a high level of care and support.

Our curriculum is individualised to each learner, focusing on developing independence, life skills, communication / social skills and preparing for life after college. Individualised programmes can include creative arts (art, music, IT, photography and multimedia), horticulture, cooking, sensory stories and leisure and accredited qualifications.

Welsh language and culture form a key part of the programme and include literacy, numeracy and IT.

Everyone has different abilities and requirements, and we will work with you to create programmes that meet your needs and goals. Our experienced team of staff will support you every step of the way to develop the skills and interests that are important to you. Your dedicated tutor will be on hand to ensure that you are able to get the very best out of life at college.

Our environment promotes interest-led learning, sensory approaches and specialised therapeutic support, ensuring individual needs are fully met.

National Star at Mamhilad recognises that the key to enable successful transition into adult life is imperative to have relationships with parents, carers, guardians and statutory organisations, whilst always promoting a person-centred approach.

The facilities on offer at Mamhilad include:

  • Sensory classroom
  • IT classroom
  • Life-skills kitchen
  • Personal care rooms
  • Community access
  • Sensory garden (coming Spring 2017)

Supertubing- Terena Brown, info@supertubing.ac.uk

Supertubing offers autism specific friendly sessions once a month for children and adults on the spectrum to enjoy the Festival Park slide at their leisure for two hours for themselves, without the interference of the general public at a discounted price. 


Anglesey

Agoriad Cyf – Robyn Williams, robyn@agoriad.org.uk

Specialist provider of employment and training services for disabled and disadvantaged people. Our primary activities all focus on helping individuals make the transition towards economic integration.

Gyrfaoedd Gogledd-ddwyrain Cymru

SNAP Cymru


Blaenau Gwent

Abertillery Comprehensive School

Blaenau Gwent Libraries

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd - Kathy Rivett, krivett@elitesea.co.uk

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd is a registered charity that provides vocational opportunities for people with disabilities/ disadvantage aged 16 to 65+. This includes both pre-employment and in work support that is person centred and tailored to the individuals needs.

SNAP Cymru

United Consultancy Solutions, PO Box 50, Ebbw Vale, NP23 5BL

Ystruth Primary School, East Pentwyn, Blaina, Blaenau Gwent  NP13 3XG


Bridgend

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd - Kathy Rivett, krivett@elitesea.co.uk

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd is a registered charity that provides vocational opportunities for people with disabilities/ disadvantage aged 16 to 65+. This includes both pre-employment and in work support that is person centred and tailored to the individuals needs.

SNAP Cymru

Tomms Care Ltd.

Y Bont


Caerphilly

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd - Kathy Rivett, krivett@elitesea.co.uk

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd is a registered charity that provides vocational opportunities for people with disabilities/ disadvantage aged 16 to 65+. This includes both pre-employment and in work support that is person centred and tailored to the individuals needs.

SNAP Cymru

Tir Y Berth Primary School, New Road, Tir Y Berth ,Hengoed, CF82 8AU


Cardiff

Autism Puzzles

Cardiff Family Information Service- Julia Sky, disabilityindex@cardiff.gov.uk

The Family Information Service (FIS) provides free advice and information on a wide range of childcare options and activities for children aged 0-20, their families and their carers.

The Family Information Service also maintains The Index of Children and Young People with Disabilities or Additional Needs in Cardiff.

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd - Kathy Rivett, krivett@elitesea.co.uk

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd is a registered charity that provides vocational opportunities for people with disabilities/ disadvantage aged 16 to 65+. This includes both pre-employment and in work support that is person centred and tailored to the individuals needs.

HCB Solicitors - 029 2029 1704 - based in Cardiff but help parents across Wales - (The focus of our work is predominantly to assist with appeals to the Special Educational Needs Tribunal and to provide specialist legal support to parents across the UK. The expertise and reputation of the solicitors within the education law department enables HCB Solicitors to offer an excellent service to clients and our success rates are very high.)

Andrew Barrowclough – Director and Head of Department  029 2044 4104  andrewbarrowclough@hcbgroup.com or Nathan Davies – Associate Solicitor  029 2044 4105  nathandavies@hcbgroup.com

Jump, Parc Ty Glas, Llanishen, Cardiff

SNAP Cymru


Carmarthenshire

Dyffryn Taf Learning Support Department

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd - Kathy Rivett, krivett@elitesea.co.uk

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd is a registered charity that provides vocational opportunities for people with disabilities/ disadvantage aged 16 to 65+. This includes both pre-employment and in work support that is person centred and tailored to the individuals needs.

Federation of Burry Port Infant and Junior School

Foel Farm

SNAP Cymru

Ysgol y Ddwylan


Ceredigion

Agoriad Cyf – Robyn Williams, robyn@agoriad.org.uk

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd - Kathy Rivett, krivett@elitesea.co.uk

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd is a registered charity that provides vocational opportunities for people with disabilities/ disadvantage aged 16 to 65+. This includes both pre-employment and in work support that is person centred and tailored to the individuals needs.

Specialist provider of employment and training services for disabled and disadvantaged people. Our primary activities all focus on helping individuals make the transition towards economic integration.

SNAP Cymru

Third Sector Integration Facilitators
, Samantha Nicholls, samantha.nicholls@wales.nhs.uk

We are a small team of 2 people who work within health and social services raising the profile of the 3rd Sector in Ceredigion. We also deliver Dementia friends training and awareness and would like to be in a position to share the ASD awareness training/e-learning.


Conwy

Agoriad Cyf – Robyn Williams, robyn@agoriad.org.uk

Specialist provider of employment and training services for disabled and disadvantaged people. Our primary activities all focus on helping individuals make the transition towards economic integration.

Careers Wales North West

SNAP Cymru


Denbighshire

Agoriad Cyf – Robyn Williams, robyn@agoriad.org.uk

Specialist provider of employment and training services for disabled and disadvantaged people. Our primary activities all focus on helping individuals make the transition towards economic integration.

Careers Wales North West

SNAP Cymru

Ysgol Plas Brondyffryn


Flintshire

Agoriad Cyf – Robyn Williams, robyn@agoriad.org.uk

Specialist provider of employment and training services for disabled and disadvantaged people. Our primary activities all focus on helping individuals make the transition towards economic integration.

Fiona Neav Independant Services

SNAP Cymru


Gwynedd

Agoriad Cyf – Robyn Williams, robyn@agoriad.org.uk

Specialist provider of employment and training services for disabled and disadvantaged people. Our primary activities all focus on helping individuals make the transition towards economic integration.

Gyrfaoedd Gogledd-ddwyrain Cymru

SNAP Cymru


Merthyr Tydfil

Brecon Road Infants School

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd - Kathy Rivett, krivett@elitesea.co.uk

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd is a registered charity that provides vocational opportunities for people with disabilities/ disadvantage aged 16 to 65+. This includes both pre-employment and in work support that is person centred and tailored to the individuals needs.

Merthyr Tydfil Housing Association

SNAP Cymru


Monmouthshire

Building Bridges Project, Monmouth  NP25 5AS  Tel: 01600 710895

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd - Kathy Rivett, krivett@elitesea.co.uk

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd is a registered charity that provides vocational opportunities for people with disabilities/ disadvantage aged 16 to 65+. This includes both pre-employment and in work support that is person centred and tailored to the individuals needs.

Learning Centre

Pembroke Primary School Additional SNAP Cymru

Undy Athletic Football Club - The Causeway Magor South Wales  NP26 3EW

Kingdom Come Play - Castle Meadows Park, Merthyr Road, Abergavenny  NP7 7RZ www.kingdomcomewales.co.uk


Neath Port Talbot

Creunant Playgroup, Creunant Primary School, Crynant, Neath, SA10 8NS

Crynallt Primary School, Afan Valley Road, Cimla, Neath, SA11 3AZ

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd - Kathy Rivett, krivett@elitesea.co.uk

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd is a registered charity that provides vocational opportunities for people with disabilities/ disadvantage aged 16 to 65+. This includes both pre-employment and in work support that is person centred and tailored to the individuals needs.

Maesmarchog Primary School, Main Road, Dyffryn Cellwen

Neath Abbey Infant School

SNAP Cymru

Tairgwaith Primary School, Llwyncelyn Road, Tairgwaith, Ammanford  SA18 1UT

Tonmawr Primary School, Tonmawr, Port Talbot SA12 9UW

Tomms Care Ltd.

Ysgol Hendre

Ysgol y Ddwylan


Newport

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd - Kathy Rivett, krivett@elitesea.co.uk

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd is a registered charity that provides vocational opportunities for people with disabilities/ disadvantage aged 16 to 65+. This includes both pre-employment and in work support that is person centred and tailored to the individuals needs.

NCAFC Disabled Supporters Association- Colin Faulkner, ncafcdsa@gmail.com

Supporters group working with the club to the improve match day experience for disabled supporters through facilities, awareness and education. Also raise money for charities that fit within our remit. Members of Level Playing Field. 

Tesco Extra Risca, Pontymister Ind Estate Newport Road, Risca,Newport, Gwent NP11 6NP

The Dyscovery Centre, Felthorpe House, Caerleon Campus, Lodge Road, Caerleon, Newport (National organisation)

SNAP Cymru

Sparkle, Serennu Children’s Centre, off Cwrt Camlas, Rogerstone, NP10 9LY


Pembrokeshire

1574 ATC Corps, Pembroke Borough

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd - Kathy Rivett, krivett@elitesea.co.uk

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd is a registered charity that provides vocational opportunities for people with disabilities/ disadvantage aged 16 to 65+. This includes both pre-employment and in work support that is person centred and tailored to the individuals needs.

Gelli Mor Ltd

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Pembroke

Portfield School

SNAP Cymru

Splash Out (surf experience for children with autism)

Stackpole VC School, Stackpole, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, SA715DB

St Marks VA School

Value independence CIC, Frankie Evans, frankie@valueindependence.co.uk

VI are a Community Interest Company that was founded in 2008 to develop specialised provision for vulnerable people.  This is a unique service for young people and adults who are disengaged or isolated from mainstream society because of either autism, mental health, ABI or LD. 

Provision is meant for personal development, social and recreational needs.

We offer day services, disability sports including Bike Mobility and target shooting, 1-1 support in the community, respite and supported living. 

VI are a not for profit organisation so any profits made are reinvested into the company.


Powys

Agoriad Cyf – Robyn Williams, robyn@agoriad.org.uk

Specialist provider of employment and training services for disabled and disadvantaged people. Our primary activities all focus on helping individuals make the transition towards economic integration.

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd - Kathy Rivett, krivett@elitesea.co.uk

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd is a registered charity that provides vocational opportunities for people with disabilities/ disadvantage aged 16 to 65+. This includes both pre-employment and in work support that is person centred and tailored to the individuals needs.

L'Arche Brecon Community, Brecon, Powys

Peekaboo Childminding Services- Elaine Pinder, lanidpinder@hotmail.com

SNAP Cymru

Ysgol Maesydderwen


Rhondda Cynon Taf

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd - Kathy Rivett, krivett@elitesea.co.uk

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd is a registered charity that provides vocational opportunities for people with disabilities/ disadvantage aged 16 to 65+. This includes both pre-employment and in work support that is person centred and tailored to the individuals needs.

Face 1st Face Painting - Dawn Tilley, 01443 218680,  dawn.tilley@virgin.net (Professional face and body painting for parties and events in South East Wales)

SNAP Cymru


Swansea

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd - Kathy Rivett, krivett@elitesea.co.uk

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd is a registered charity that provides vocational opportunities for people with disabilities/ disadvantage aged 16 to 65+. This includes both pre-employment and in work support that is person centred and tailored to the individuals needs.

SNAP Cymru


Torfaen

Action for Children - Tafarn Newydd CFS, @ TOGs Centre, The Highway, New-Inn, Pontypool, Torfaen. NP4 0PH

Croesyceiliog School, Woodland Road, Croesyceiliog, Cwmbran, Torfaen NP44 2YB

Day Opportunities Torfaen - Torfaen County Borough Council, Ty-nant-ddu resource Centre, Hospital Road, Pontnewynydd, Pontypool  NP4 8LE  |  Lynne Griffiths

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd - Kathy Rivett, krivett@elitesea.co.uk

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd is a registered charity that provides vocational opportunities for people with disabilities/ disadvantage aged 16 to 65+. This includes both pre-employment and in work support that is person centred and tailored to the individuals needs.

Fairwater High School, Ty Gwyn Way Fairwater, Cwmbran  NP44 4YZ

Language and Communication Base, Fairwater High School, Cwmbran

SNAP Cymru

WRIGGLES AND GIGGLES DAY NURSERY, 70 Victoria Street, Old Cwmbran, Torfaen. NP33 4JP

The Entertainer (Toy Shop), Cwmbran

Two Locks Nursery School, Two Locks Road, Cwmbran, NP44 7HQ

1st Pontypool Guide Unit - Rhiannon Fritter – Guide Leader, rhifritter@gmail.com  07913 755858


Vale of Glamorgan

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd - Kathy Rivett, krivett@elitesea.co.uk

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd is a registered charity that provides vocational opportunities for people with disabilities/ disadvantage aged 16 to 65+. This includes both pre-employment and in work support that is person centred and tailored to the individuals needs.

Innovation and Information Team, Vale of Glamorgan Council- Julia Sky- Disability Index Administrator, disabilityindex@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

  • Vale Family Information Service
  • Vale Carers Services
  • The Index of Children and Young People with Disabilities or Additional Needs

Penarth Youth Project, Westhouse Cottage, Stanwell Road, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan. CF64 2ZA

SNAP Cymru


Wrexham

Agoriad Cyf – Robyn Williams, robyn@agoriad.org.uk

Specialist provider of employment and training services for disabled and disadvantaged people. Our primary activities all focus on helping individuals make the transition towards economic integration.

SNAP Cymru

Wrexham Assessment Centre


 

 

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