ActivitiesA summary of the huge range of activities ChAPS offers families is available to browse here.
What we do at ChAPS
We have lots of daytime and evening parent support meetings where you can learn how other parents access services, gain advice about an issue you are struggling to deal with. We have a training programme which includes topics such as the 7 senses, comic strip and social stories, transitions, girls on the spectrum, puberty, anxieties and stress management. ‘The Best Gift is YOU’ an empowering programme for 8 weeks targeting wellbeing and coping strategies. We also offer Counselling, an Advocacy service and run social events.
We run the Attention Card with Cheshire Police and now Merseyside Police for anyone with a medical diagnosis which is a superb initiative giving support in emergency situations. An optional part of the application form is to list their difficulties and this information is then put onto Cheshire and Merseyside Police’s intelligence data system. In conjunction with autism awareness training of police officers.
We run Autism Awareness Assemblies in primary and secondary schools and provide a Professional Training to staff.
98% of our activities are FREE if you join as a ChAPS member. We have to make our charity sustainable, so we ask for a monthly membership donation of £10 per family. Families in financial difficulty will be given free membership. Come along and meet us and see what we can do to support your family.
Inspiring families to achieve more
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