Additional Support

 

Autism Friendly Films

Dimensions and Odeon cinemas have teamed up to provide autism friendly film showings at Odeon cinemas across the UK.

Forget Me Not

The hospice care team provide home based care for children and young people between birth and 19 years old who have a life limiting or life threatening condition. They offer care in your home provided by a team of nurses, nursery nurses, play specialists, social workers, physiotherapists, health care workers and complimentary therapists.

 

Young People's Activity Team

The Young Peoples Activity Team provides sessional leisure and recreational activities for children and young people aged 5 to 18 years who have a wide range of disabilities and have been assessed as having a need by a Disability Team Social Worker.

 

Changing Places

Changing places is a campaign for fully acesible toilets. You can search for locations with these facilities using the link below.

Cool2Care

Cool2Care can help you as a family to find a PA or a volunteer befriender to work with your child/young person. All our PA’s/VB’s are safely recruited, with a fully enhanced CRB and reference checks, and all undergo our full training programme. We can help you find the right person for your family. For an informal chat about how we could help you, please contact Julie Cockcroft on 07545 644980 or alternatively email julie.cockcroft@cool2care.co.uk.

 
 

Cerebra

Founded in 2001, Cerebra is a unique national charity that strives to improve the lives of children with neurological conditions, through research, information and direct, on-going support.

 

Eureka!  Workshops for Disabled Children

Helping Hands is an exciting project aimed at helping families of children with disabilities experience Eureka! in new and better ways.

Dare 2B Different

Dare 2B Different offers a packed programme over the school holidays for young people with disabilities aged between 13 and 25. For more information contact Rebecca Milner 07923904253 or visit their website.

 

The Thomas Centre

Whether you are a parent of a child with Autism, Aspergers, ADHD, Tourettes or are suffering from other forms of sensory impairment, Cerebral Palsy or other complex needs, our aim is to provide holidays that meet the needs of the whole family, not just the needs of the family member with special needs.

 

30 hours free early education and childcare
 

All 3 and 4 year olds are already entitled to 15 hour of free early education.  From September 2017 there will be an additional 15 hours of free childcare available for families that meet the Government’s eligibility criteria:-

Both parents must be working – or the sole parent is working in a lone parent family
•           Each parent earns, on average, a weekly minimum equivalent to 16 hours at National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage
•           Each parent must have an annual income of less than £100,000

For more information please click HERE