Flower Lane Autism Service

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Flower Lane’s flock is enjoying summer!

Flower Lane staff, parents and carers work hard throughout the year on fundraising, through fairs, raffles and other events. Some of the money raised, by Flower Lane Action Group, contributes towards trips for service users – which this year arrived just in time for the heat wave! This year, most of the service users at [...]

By | 2018-07-20T18:13:19+00:00 July 18th, 2018|

Flower Lane celebrates Autistic Pride Day

Your Choice Barnet’s Flower Lane service held an event to celebrate Autistic Pride Day recently. The annual event, which takes place on the 18th June, celebrates what people with autism bring to our communities and help them to recognise their potential. One of the most significant aspects of the day is that it is not [...]

By | 2018-06-22T16:44:01+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|

Autistic Pride Day – Monday 18 June

Autistic Pride Day is a national day which occurs annually on June 18. Its aim is to celebrate what people with autism bring to our communities and help them to recognise their potential. Autistic Pride Day fits in perfectly with the ethos at Flower Lane, which provides specialist support to people on the autism spectrum. [...]

By | 2018-06-18T12:23:51+00:00 June 18th, 2018|

Royal Wedding celebrations at Flower Lane!

Last week the nation was gripped by Royal Wedding ‘fever’ and it seems as if Flower Lane was no exception. Our day service for people living with autism put on a ‘right Royal’ themed get-together, which was well attended by staff, service users as well as their family members and carers. The Flower Lane afternoon [...]

By | 2018-05-24T17:18:13+00:00 May 24th, 2018|

Flower Lane customer makes a splash!

Gary has autism, issues with his balance plus a fear of water and he has not been near a pool since he was a toddler. But since Rebecca, one of our Your Choice Barnet Support Workers, has got Gary making such a splash at the local lido his confidence has gone through the pool! It [...]

By | 2018-05-11T16:58:09+00:00 May 11th, 2018|

Flower Lane encouraging people to speak out against hate crime

Staff at Your Choice Barnet's Flower Lane Autism Service are hoping they can help more service users report their experiences of hate crime, after taking part in an anti-hate crime training session yesterday. A hate crime is a crime committed against someone because of their disability, gender identity, race, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Hate [...]

By | 2018-04-13T09:26:57+00:00 April 13th, 2018|

A flipping marvellous Pancake Day at Flower Lane

Staff and service users at Flower Lane marked Pancake Day recently by mixing a giant batch of pancake batter for all to enjoy. Traditionally in the Christian calendar, Shrove Tuesday marked the start of a period of abstinence for Lent. This meant using up the remaining ingredients that remained in the pantry/larder/cupboards. Thus the the [...]

By | 2018-02-23T12:56:38+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|

Merry Christmas, Flower Lane style!

Every year the staff at Flower Lane cap off a year of busy activities and events at their service by holding a Christmas lunch with all the trimmings. This week Flower Lane service users were joined by parents and carers and enjoyed a traditional Christmas lunch with all the trimmings. The flock at Flower Lane [...]

By | 2017-12-13T16:27:04+00:00 December 13th, 2017|

December is off to a festive start at Flower Lane!

Every year, FLAG, (Flower Lane Action Group) organise a Christmas Fair to get the festive season off to a flying start and raise money for Flower Lane. Flower Lane’s 2nd December Christmas Fair had games, a tombola, festive refreshments and a raffle, which attracted a good crowd managed to raise £1,400! Usually Flower Lane has [...]

By | 2017-12-07T17:11:34+00:00 December 7th, 2017|

Join in with some festive fun at Flower Lane’s Christmas Fair

Our Autism day service, Flower Lane, is getting the first weekend in December off to a fine Festive start! The Flower Lane Christmas Fair is organised by Flower Lane Action Group, which is made up of parents and carers from the service. They are putting on a Tombola, raffle and games along with plenty of [...]

By | 2017-12-01T15:04:07+00:00 December 1st, 2017|