AP Cymru

Creating Opportunities & Celebrating Difference

AP Cymru is a Registered Charity providing an outreach service for families at the start of their autism journey.

Our aim is to support the family as a whole to help them achieve positive outcomes for themselves.

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Global’s Make Some Noise

AP Cymru are happy and privileged to announce that we are one of Global’s Make Some Noise’s charities for 2018. Not only have they pledged to raise money to help fund our Face-to-Face Outreach Service, they are providing training and support to team AP, and lifting up our voices, and those of other charities just like ours.

For more information about Global’s Make Some Noise and how they’re supporting AP Cymru, please click here.

Slimebuster Workshop – 13th March 2018

The children had a fantastic time at our Slimebuster workshop on Tuesday 13th March 2018, and learned all about the science of making slime – perfect for National Science Week. They loved choosing colours and glitters to make their creations as unique as they are, and were thrilled that they could take their creations home.

Many of the children (and adults) who participated have sensory integration difficulties, particularly regarding smell, touch and texture. We are extremely proud of all who attended the session as although (as with all of our workshops) attendees can participate as much or as little as they like, all who attended handled the slime with their bare hands completely of their own volition; a huge step for many who came and a testament to their comfort at AP Cymru sessions.

Alongside sensory integration, the children demonstrated brilliant sharing and turn taking skills, and had a lot of fun socialising with their friends. It is extremely important to these children and their families that they are able to participate in fun activities in a small group setting, and AP Cymru strive to provide a wide range of activities such as this workshop to cater for every stage and age. The children come to have fun, and leave with increased confidence and self-esteem.

In order for AP Cymru to continue to facilitate workshops and fun activities for autistic people and their families, we rely heavily on public support as we receive no government funding. If you wish to make a donation, please click here. You will be making a huge difference to autistic people and their families.

Stop Motion Animation Session – 22nd January 2018

The children had a brilliant time at their stop motion animation session with Codez Academy. As this was the first week, the children could choose whether they wanted to work in groups or individually for the duration of the course, and started to think about what their end video could be.

The session began with a video showing the children what can be achieved using stop motion animation. Following the clip, the children created storyboards, and created draft figures out of Plasticine to get an idea of how their ideas can be brought to life. There was some fantastic team work, and amazing creativity from all of the children. We can’t wait until next week when they will start building their sets using recycled materials.

Vol nteering: all that’s missing is U!

We are filling our fundraising diary quickly, and have a large number of events planned already. Unfortunately, our core team is extremely small, and we need your help.

Join our volunteer bank today, and commit as little as one hour of your time.

1408, 2018

We’re super proud!

August 14th, 2018|0 Comments

We are super proud of our team and the work they have been doing with Cardiff Airport is being recognised! Amazing Job Everyone! Read this article on Wales Online to find out more: https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/flying-child-autism-been-made-14996709.amp

1901, 2018

An 11 year old autistic female’s journey

January 19th, 2018|0 Comments

We have once again opened up our blog to a guest writer, this time an autistic young person we work with. She has requested that she remain anonymous, but really wanted to share her story. [...]

2010, 2017

Top Ten Fundraising Ideas

October 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Autism Puzzles is a self-funded charity who relies on our team of volunteer fundraisers to enable us to continue to support families going through the diagnostic process and beyond. The good news is, you can [...]

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2 hours ago

AP Cymru

Supa jump , one of our Autism Champion partners have a fantastic event they’d like us to share with you , please have a look at their link below.
* Please note - this is not an AP Cymru event, and out team will not be in attendance . This event is open to the public for everyone to enjoy 😊➡️➡️BREAKING NEWS AT SUPAJUMP⬅️⬅️

➡️Book Online: https://supajump.co.uk/lol-surprise-swapdisco/⬅️

👉Come and join us at SupaJump for our LOL swap disco. Bring your LOL doubles along to swap and have fun.
👉Tuesday 26th Feb 4pm to 6pm. £10.00 per person.
👉DJ Daniel Carey (Disco Dan) will be doing the tunes, face painting, glitter tattoos.
👉LOL mascots on parade.

➡️Book Online: https://supajump.co.uk/lol-surprise-swapdisco/⬅️
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4 hours ago

AP Cymru

Team AP are proud to announce that Edwards & Co are now Autism Champions.

If you are thinking of buying, selling or renting a property then we hugely recommend this company.

If you would like more information please comment on this post or contact the centre on 02920 810786.

Congratulations to Lisa, Simon &
Team Edwards!

#AutismChampion #awareness #proud #PurplePledge #charity #family #outreach #support #autism #education #CHARITIES #training #property #rental #housing
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1 day ago

AP Cymru

Have you visited our very own Coffee Shop?

It is based on the ground floor of our centre in Taffs Well and is the perfect place to meet a friend for a catch up, bring your children for a play or simply enjoy your own company with a hot drink and a delicious snack

Open tomorrow from 9.30am

#yourspace #community #Taffswell #inclusion #friends #play #relax #local #cake #cuppaThey have landed!

#cake #delicious #coffee #Tassimo
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Proud to announce that our friends at @edwardsandco are now @autism_champion! They completed their training today and we hugely recommend them if you are thinking of buying, selling or renting!
#autism #champion #training #inclusion

The most comprehensive list of #ActuallyAutistic blogs that I know of is the aptly named Actually Autistic Blogs List - https://t.co/8j21ArvCpA. But it is LONG. If you want a short list of ones I especially like, I can name the 40 or so blogs I will be going through this year. https://t.co/aUqBtTiFLm

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Our Charity provides a preventative and outreach service for families at the start of their Autism journey.

Children’s Clubs

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Book Library

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Frankie & Benny’s Voucher

Donate your unwanted clothes to us and receive a £10 voucher for Frankie & Benny’s in Nantgarw.