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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
Address and Accessibility
Dietary needs catered for
Staff have specialist training
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
Is there a cost for this service or activity
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 if you are a child or young person with additional needs or a disability.
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.