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Clearly Speaking - Clearly Cool Clubs

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London Road, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
MK18 1AT
United Kingdom

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Description

'Clearly Speaking' offers independent specialist children and family services for families and frontline professionals in and around Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Milton Keynes, and surrounding counties. They run a helpline (01280 824871), as well as a number of support services and activities.

Families

Clearly Speaking currently specialise in supporting families who have a family member who has autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning difficulties, including those who may be struggling with key aspects of becoming independent adults due to difficulties with social communication, self-esteem, and confidence.

Children and Young People

Clearly Speaking run various social and leisure activities and services for children, teenagers and young adults ages from birth to 25, who have special needs and disabilities. These include:

  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme
  • A gardening club
  • Counselling services
  • Clearly Cool youth clubs
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Holiday activities

They also run activity social clubs for over 25s and they work with adults over the age of 18 to promote independence and to improve self-esteem, social communication difficulties and mental health difficulties. They have a number of sessions for adults of all ages.- see the website for more information.

Referrals

Clearly Speaking allow referrals from anywhere in the UK for specialist services. They can provide support via Skype, phone call, or (if you're willing to travel) at the centre in Buckingham.

Due to Coronavirus -19 opening times have changed.

Please check with Clearly for latest information. 

Monday

10am -12pm, (juniors age 5-13)

12pm - 1pm, support to volunteers (14 to adult)

1pm - 3.30pm (seniors 14-19years)

4pm - 6pm all pupil/students and ages learning/teaching support individual or small group

4-6pm gardening

Tuesday

9.30am - 12.30pm – parent and family support, individual meeting and registering of families, identifying difficulties, any solutions, or, action plans to help and support 

Wednesday

10am -12pm Juniors

12.30 -1pm support to volunteers

1 - 3.30pm cookery for seniors.

4 - 6pm teaching/Learning,

4 - 8pm cookery

Friday

10am -12pm - Juniors crafts

12 -1pm support to Clearly Team.

1 - 3.30pm seniors

4 - 6pm individual or small group, teaching/learning.

4 - 6pm gardening for everyone registered.

Saturdays

11am - 3pm - Dungeons and Dragons, small groups.

 All are both face-to-face and will use Zoom to invite others in who cannot reach the centre, invitation is only offered by senior leaders as they plan individual sessions, which will be as fair as it is possible for Clearly to organise.

Registered charity no. 1165524.

Clearly Speaking Facebook page

Cost
Each two hour session costs £5.00 payable in advance if possible
Locality
National Organisation
Age range
Suitable for ages from 0 to 25 years
Referral route
No Referral Needed
For people with
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Learning Disabilities
Eligibility criteria
  • Age Range - School
  • Age Range - Early Years
  • Age Range - Adulthood
  • Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
Provider category
Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support
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Last updated 02 May 2023