Facilities

Ascent Autism Specialist College provides a range of facilities and resources to support our students’ diverse needs.

College Facilities for our students

Specialised classrooms and teaching equipment:

Ascent College has specialised classrooms equipped with teaching aids and equipment, such as sensory rooms, assistive technology, adapted furniture, and communication aids.

Therapy and medical facilities

We have onsite therapy facilities, such as speech and language therapy rooms, occupational therapy rooms, and physiotherapy rooms. We also have medical facilities, including first aid rooms and nursing stations.

Social spaces and recreational facilities

Ascent College recognises the importance of social interaction and leisure activities for their students. As such, we offer social spaces such as cafeterias, common rooms, and outdoor areas. Additionally, we have recreational facilities such as gyms, MUGA, and sensory gardens.

Support services

We offer a range of support services to meet the individual needs of their students. This includes support from learning assistants, educational psychologists, counsellors, and speech and language therapists. We also provide support with personal care and independent living skills.

Accessible facilities:

Ascent College is designed to be fully accessible to students with disabilities or mobility impairments. This includes wheelchair accessibility, adapted toilets, lifts, and ramps.

Ascent College aims to provide a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment for our students to learn, socialize, and develop new skills. The facilities and resources available are designed to meet the unique needs of each student and help them achieve their full potential.

Facilities

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