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Life After School

4th Nov 2017


Join us for this one day event where we will be discussing the experiences of young people on the spectrum as they grow up. Looking at issues ranging from going to college or university, employment, social activities and vulnerabilities and the law. Speakers include those on the spectrum and professionals working with young people on the spectrum.

Book here


Puppet and Mask Drama Workshops

9th & 10th August 2017


An opportunity to devise your own play as group using puppetry, masks and drama. It aims to support those with an interest in drama to work together to build new skills both in drama and in social interaction.

Sessions are 10-3 on the 9th and 10th August in Church Walk Parish Rooms, Ulverston. The cost is £20 per session. To book please email Suzanne on info@autuscumbria.co.uk


Autus Fundraising Night

3rd June 2017


Saturday, 3rd June 7pm at Millom Cricket Club! JK as Robbie Williams, top raffle prizes include spa day retreats, Tom Tom satnav, local attraction tickets, champagne teas and much much more!


Sir John Fisher Foundation Donation

23rd January 2017


The team would like to extend a big thank you to the Sir John Fisher Foundation for awarding us some funding which means we are able to continue our Monday night youth group in association with our partner Leonard Cheshire!


Boxing Club Donation

16th November 2016


We want to thank Geoff and his team at Barrow Amateur Boxing Club for the wonderful donation of £1500! We are so grateful for the support and all donations will go to supporting people with autism and their families in the local area!


Welcome to Autus


We are a team who's aim is to provide services for those with autism in the South Cumbria area. We are a not-for-profit organization who work with families, youth organizations, schools and employment support agencies to run youth clubs, holiday activity sessions, training of teachers and employment support workers, workshops and seminars.


We run regular holiday activity sessions in the summer, Christmas and easter holidays based in Barrow and Ulverston (for more information and photos, please look at the 'Activities' section above. We are hoping to deliver more activities both within school holidays and during term time and are looking at ways to fundraise in order to extend our services.


We are always looking for feedback as to what families and individuals want and need so please let us know your thoughts by filling in a questionnaire (available for download on the 'Questionaires' section at the bottom of our page).


The team will keep you updated on new groups and activities!


If you have any queries, please feel free to

contact us.


Thanks from the Autus Team