Lets Unite For Autism

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Lets Unite For Autism

Lets Unite For Autism

Lets Unite For Autism Limited By Lets Unite For Autism Limited

To see all children and young people on the autism spectrum meet their full potential with an emphasis on accepting the child for who they are and helping them understand and cope with the world.

Hammersmith and Fulham Fundraising stage

1
backer
£10
pledged of £4,989
44
days left

Pledges will only be charged if the project hits its funding goal of £4,989 by 31 Dec 2018

1.The relief of persons suffering from autism, and in particular, but not exclusively, children and young adults) who suffer from learning disabilities; or social or communication difficulties or disorders which are related to or associated with autism. 2.Promote the education, welfare and services (including speech and language therapy, occupational and music therapy) for such persons. 3.Providing outreach services and consulting for such persons, their families and carers. 4.Relief of burden /stress for parents with children with autism by creating awareness and eliminating stigma that societies attach to autism, who view autism as a source of disappointment, annoyance, shame or worse. 5.Community Based Instruction (CBI) outings, providing opportunities for meaningful progress across environment that promotes physical, emotional, and social growth. 6.Leisure Activities such as boxing for parents as an outlet to relieve stress and improve well being.Depression and anxiety is high

What we'll deliver:

  • Create awareness and eliminate stigma that societies attach to autism
  • To see all children on the autism spectrum meet their full potential accepting the child for who they are
  • Leisure Activities such as boxing for parents as an outlet to relieve stress and improve well being.
  • Transform lives, change attitudes and create a society that works for autistic people.

Why it's a great idea:

Every Child matters.As a mother to an Autistic child i know first hand how isolating life can be when you have a child with a disability. Individuals with autism often face significant challenges in areas such as social, emotional and communication skills. Community-based instruction, art, and music provide access to enriching and valuable instruction that promotes physical, emotional, and social growth.We strive to empower individuals with autism by providing community access and meaningful skill-building programs, while engaging the community through outreach and education We provide a hands-on learning experience for typically developing individuals to volunteer as friends and mentors to youth with autism through the Community coaching program. Disability is a complex and challenging issue. Whether arising from physical or intellectual impairment, disability has both social, and health implications. Improve well being for parents by creating outlets to relive the stress .

Steps to get it done:

  • Hiring the venue for the project,Buy the office equipments and start running the course
  • Creating leaflets to get the message out and gathering the parents together

A Peer Pal and Volunteer can obtain valuable experience and education about Autism Spectrum Disorders and see first hand how capable and important these individuals are in our community. Parent mentor Programme are both parents and Professionals with a strong knowledge of Autism Spectrum disorders in addition to a passion and commitment for empowering those who face the daily challenges of raising or educating a child with Autism. Mentors are those who lend an ear, help families problem solve, find the help they need for their child and offer emotional support. The Mentor Program is away to provide face-to-face support in a caring and warm environment for families new to autism diagnosis. Email discussion list- To allow communication among the community of families, professionals, mentally diverse individuals, and other interested parties

Location Hammersmith and Fulham

Hammersmith and Fulham has 27 other projects and £1,805,000 in potential grant funding

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London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham

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How will the money be spent?Total £4,989

Hall/Venue Hire - £2,500 (50%)
Play Equipment Hire - £1,000 (20%)
Office Stationery - £1,000 (20%)
Other - £489 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

50%
Hall/Venue Hire
£2,500
20%
Play Equipment Hire
£1,000
20%
Office Stationery
£1,000
10%
Other
£489
  • Spacehive fees
    £225
  • Transaction Fees
    £219
  • VAT
    £45

Overfunding

This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on: Create more session for parents and there children to attend together and take part in leisure activities such as 1.Tournaments in boxing. 2. Introduce family exercise sessions to bring the family together and take part together in physical exercises for the general well being of the family as whole.

Total £4,989

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