Autism Support Crawley
Details of a larger selection of Service Providers are available on the Local Offer.

The Compass Card is a discount card for 0 to 25 year olds with significant special educational needs or disabilities in Brighton and Hove or West Sussex. You can use the card at lots of leisure venues to get discounts or special offers – so you end up paying less to have fun!

Lazer World hold Autism Friendly sessions second Tuesday of every month to enable as many as possible to enjoy the fun of laser tag.  Adjustments have been made to these sessions including some of the special lights turned down or off, the music turned down.  Our group advised  them when set up these sessions.

Woods for Learning is a Community Interest Company, which strives to deliver a high quality and inclusive Forest Schools programme, Outdoor Learning and Bushcraft.  All Woods for Learning Sessions are inclusive, but they also run separate SENsessons. 

Squiggles is an art group for young people, which meets every Saturday on Crawley High Street,during term time - £5 per session. Each session provides the opportunity to work on filling sketchbooks with creative experiments.

Red Eagles have classes suitable for Special Educational Needs.  They train a wide range of martial arts as detailed on their website.   Students of Red Eagle's Martial Arts enjoy training while getting quality training from a current  5x World Champion.

Lets Explore Soft Play at Horley run SEN sessions first Tuesday of the month 4pm - 6pm

Jump In run SEN sessions for children and adults every Saturday 9am - 10am. 

With half the capacity and lower noise levels they create a calm and inviting atmosphere which proves as a great social opportunity for participants and carers alike.

Treasure Chest Soft Play Centre Crawley,  hold a specific session towards the end of each month for children with  special needs and their families

Crawley Flamingoes (Swimming Group for people with a physicalor learning disability 18+ year-olds) has operated from Crawley Leisure Centre for over 40 years. Meeting on a Tuesday evening between 7:45pm and 8:45pm, they provide a regular session enabling them toswim within a safe and secure environment.

Scott Cinema East Grinstead  hold an Autism-friendly ‘Supportive Film Screenings’ every second Sunday of the month at 10.30am,(carer goes free with holder of Compass card).

Blue Oasis hold Autistm Friendly supportive film screenings at the Capitol Theatre Horsham. 

Cineworld hold an autism friendly, supportive cinema screening on the first Sunday of every month at 11am.

The Springboard Project is a community based charity that provides inclusive play and leisure opportunities for people with SEN and their families and fun short breaks .

Springboard Houses are open as drop-in centres for any family to bring their children and enjoy our play facilities during the week. The centres are accessible with ceiling hoists and changing facilities and lifts.



Yippee is the YMCA’s playscheme for children aged 5-11 with a wide range of disabilities and complex needs. Yippee provides age appropriate activities for children, ensuring that they can play with friends and try out new activities, whilst giving families some support.

Yip4Youth is the YMCAyouth club, weekend and school holiday scheme for 12-18 year olds with disabilities and complex needs.Yip4Youth ensures that young people with disabilities can meet up with friends and try out new activities in a safe and friendly environment. Yip4Youth provides age-appropriate youth-led activities for teenagers, supported by our qualified and experienced staff.

West Sussex County Council provide Children & Family Centres at various locations across Crawley including some with sensory rooms

Crawley Wheels for Wellbeing supports disabled people to cycle in Crawley.  They focus on making cycling accessible to all and have a range of inclusive cycles that will make cycling a fun, healthy option for people who might find regular bikes unsuitable. 

Moving Barriers runs a weekly session on a Friday evening between 6 – 7:30pm at K2 Crawley (in the main hall). This session offers a variety of sporting activities and team games with a fun, competitive element for those that wish to take part.

Footloose Dance Group is a creative dance class for people aged 8 to 25 years with learning difficulties and disabilities. The group which runs every term time Wednesday at Manor Green School 

Contact us

Tel: 07596737741



Registered Charity Number:  1179383