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Spectrum Gaming, an online community for autistic young people under the age of 18

WHAT WE DO

Spectrum Gaming is an online community for autistic young people which has three main intended outcomes:
 

1) Building Friendships - A lot of autistic young people are lonely, isolated and struggle with friendships. We wanted to create a community where autistic young people feel comfortable and can make strong friendships in a safe way. Our main provision is our online community, that anyone from across the UK can access. We also run meet ups for young people who live in the Greater Manchester area.
 

2) Increasing Self-Acceptance - Because of how much people misunderstand autism and the way it is diagnosed, unfortunately many autstic people hate their diagnosis or feel ashamed of being autistic. We want to make sure as many autistic people as possible are able to accept their differences and live the happiest lives they can
 

3) Advocacy - We don't just want to be a community that enables autistic young people to develop meaningful friendships and develop a more positive perspective of autism. We want to create a movement that will have a positive influence on society through advocacy, and enable strategical change to ensure the needs of autistic young people are met across the UK. We have created a platform where young people can share their voices through content, talks and more.

You can learn more about what we do on a day to day basis by watching this video, which was created by members of our community: 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Andy Smith
Contact Position
Founder
E-mail
info@spectrumgaming.net
Website
Our service website

Time / Date Details

Time of day
Evening
Afternoon
Morning

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
No
Last updated: 05/05/2021
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