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Local Organisations

National Autistic Society Logo

NAS - Furness Branch
National Autistic Society's Furness Branch is based in Barrow-in-Furness and runs a befriending group for local autistic adults. They also signpost to other local organisations and services provided nationally by the NAS. You can visit the NAS website by clicking here.

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SHINE for Autism logo which depicts a lighthouse in rainbow colours

SHINE for Autism
SHINE for Autism is a charity based in Millom. They work to develop a greater understanding of autism hosting training sessions and signposting people to autism friendly businesses in their local community. You can visit their website by clicking here.

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Stitch Ability logo which displays two line drawn hands and a knitting needle

Stitch Ability (A Stitch Different CIC)
Stitch Ability is a community interest company (CIC) which create weighted, compression, and sensory products to help provide sensory and sleep solutions as well as running social groups. You can visit their website by clicking here.

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Team Autism logo which has stick people holding the letters T E A and M

Team Autism
Team Autism is a community interest company based in Penrith that provides support to autistic adults, their families and friends. They host a weekly lunch club and various courses for people who want to learn more about autism. You can visit their website by clicking here.

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Triple A Project (All About Autism) Logo which has three A's in a row each a different colour (blue, yellow and red)

Triple A (All About Autism)
Triple A is a Cumbrian autism charity based in Penrith. They support autistic adults across Cumbria. They run social groups, mentorships, provide employment support, and run an NHS-funded post-diagnostic course. You can visit their website by clicking here.

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Youth Ability Youth Services Logo which has white line drawn hands in an orange circle

YouthAbility Youth Services
YouthAbility Youth Services is an inclusive youth services that provides social groups, trips, and activities for people with disabilities. They run various specific groups including BoxAbility and ScootAbility. You can visit their website by clicking here.

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