Portsmouth Autism Community Forum2018-11-06T15:04:49+00:00

Portsmouth Autism Community Forum

Healthwatch Portsmouth is working with Portsmouth City Council to administer the Portsmouth Autism Community Forum. The Autism Community Forum is a place where people with autism, their families and carers can meet with service providers such as the council, health services and support groups. We want your views and for you to have your say to make services in Portsmouth better.

Autism seminar with Sarah Hendrickx Saturday 2 March 2019 Chandlers’s Ford

On Saturday 2 March 2019 Sarah Hendrickx will be speaking at a National Autistic Society South Hampshire branch seminar at the Chandlers Ford Methodist Church, Winchester Road, Chandlers Ford SO53 2GJ.

Sarah will be presenting two sessions: Women and Girls and Autism: What’s the Difference and Social and Personal Relationships on the Autism Spectrum

Further details (taken from NAS South Hants website)
10.30am to 12.30pm: Women and Girls and Autism: What’s the Difference
For many years, autism was considered as predominantly a male condition, with few women diagnosed. More recently, there has been a realisation that autistic females exist in much greater numbers than previously thought, partly through historical bias and also because some girls and women […]

Speak Your Mind! – A mental health conference for young people 10 February 2019 in Fratton

On Sunday 10 February 2019 Future in Mind will be running a conference for young people age 12-25 looking at young people’s mental health.

Speak Your Mind – A mental health conference for young people

Speak your mind is a conference for young people aged 12 to 25 to shape how schools and services in the city respond to the mental health of young people.

The event is being run by Future in Mind, a group of young people who work with services and commissioners to improve mental health services.

The event officially starts at 1:30pm but there will be a free lunch and opportunity to […]

Portsmouth Autism Community Forum meeting 28 February 2019

The next meeting of the Portsmouth Autism Community Forum will be on Thursday 28 February 2019 10-11:30am at the Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road, Portsmouth PO2 7BJ.

At this meeting we will continue to look at employment with speaker Beatriz Lopez from the Portsmouth University Autism Centre for Research on Employment

See the PACF 28 February 2019 meeting agenda

All are welcome

The Portsmouth Autism Community Forum is a place where people with autism, their families and carers can meet with service providers such as the council, health services and support groups.

Portsmouth Parent Voice Local Offer Live 2019

On 12 February 2019 Portsmouth Parent Voice will be running Local Offer Live – a day of workshops and information about the different services across the city for children and young people up to 25 with special needs and disabilities.

The event will take place at Paulsgrove Community Centre, Marsden Road, Paulsgrove, PO6 4JB

Agenda published for autism forum meeting 28 November 2018

We hope you can join us on Wednesday 28 November 2018, 10am-12pm, for the next meeting of the Portsmouth Autism Community Forum – see the agenda for the meeting

The meeting will take place in room 5 at the Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road, Buckland, Portsmouth PO2 7BL.

Buckland Community Centre is located near to Kingston Road for buses, free parking is available in the car park or on Malins Road. Refreshments will be available. (see map on Centre website – http://www.bcc.org.uk/contact/)

At this meeting we will be discussing employment and the help and services available to enable autistic people to gain and keep jobs. We will be joined by speakers from […]

Next PACF meeting on 28 November 2018 to focus on employment

The next meeting of the Portsmouth Autism Community Forum will take place next Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 10am-12pm.

The meeting will take place in room 5 at the Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road, Buckland, Portsmouth PO2 7BL.

Buckland Community Centre is located near to Kingston Road for buses, free parking is available in the car park or on Malins Road. Refreshments will be available. (see map on Centre website – http://www.bcc.org.uk/contact/)

At this meeting we will be discussing employment and the help and services available to enable autistic people to gain and keep jobs. We will be joined by speakers from the Department of Work and Pensions, the You Trust and the […]