Organisation/Service Details

Organisation Details

Description of activity

Engine Shed runs activities for autistic children who love trains. They can build and play with our huge Brio and Tomy train sets in a welcoming, inclusive and supportive environment.

Organisation Contact Details

Contact Details

Contact Name
Richard Semmens
Telephone

Address and Accessibility

Accessibility

Accessible building
Yes
Accessible toilets
Yes
Parking facilities
Yes
Dietary needs catered for
N/A
Staff have specialist training
Yes

Availability

Availability Details

Description of Eligibility or Referral Criteria and Pathways (if applicable)

Events are suitable for autistic children aged 4 to 14.
No formal autism diagnosis required.
Siblings and friends are also welcome.

Does a parent / carer need to stay on premises during activity
Yes
Is there a cost for this service or activity
Yes
Please provide further details

We usually ask for a £5 donation for each child. However, some of our events are free.

Inclusion and Accessibility

Taking Part

How can a child or young person with SEND take part in this activity

Engine Shed activities are designed for autistic children, based on experience from many similar events in the past. The Engine Shed staff and volunteers all have personal experience of autism, either being autistic themselves or parents of autistic children.

Who to contact for more information about inclusion and accessibility

Name
Richard Semmens
Telephone No.

Categories

Which categories suit this organisation?

Services
Leisure and Social Activities

Age Range

Age of Users
From 4 To 14