About this cause
interAKtive is a group for families with a child [or children] with autism [including autism and Asperger's syndrome.The majority of the members are parents and carers and their families with most living in mid and east Surrey. interAKtive holds coffee mornings, organises a variety of activities including swimming, horse riding and ice skating and books exclusive use of places such as Bocketts Farm Park and arranges a specialised play scheme which runs in the Easter and summer holidays with all staff who have extensive experience working with children with austistic spectrum disorders. It also has an annual AGM with a conference for both parents and professionals.
How this cause brings people in the community together
Children with autistic spectrum disorders have difficulties in accessing a number of experiences without a lot of understanding support. The visits to various interesting places give them opportunities they often do not have and lets those in such places to meet and help the children with the support of the play scheme helpers.