Autism Bedfordshire have some great youth groups across the region:

Youth Group for AutismLOAF sessions are for families to come along on a Saturday to have 1:1 care for their autistic child, plus play time for any siblings. Parents then get to meet other parents and carers in the same position and are able to chat and have some respite as well.

These are based in Leighton Buzzard, Biggleswade, Bedford and Luton.

They are £10 per session per family.



Youth group for AutismWanted Fun groups are for 10-17 year olds to come along to a youth group where they can meet other autistic children, do activities and gain valuable social skills. Parents don’t need to stay at the wanted fun groups and they run on different nights of the week for 2 hours.

These are based in Putnoe (Bedford), Kempston (Bedford), Flitwick, Biggleswade, Leighton Buzzard, Luton and DunstableThe Dunstable group is for girls only.

These are £5 per session