April 19, 2019 10:00 am
April 19, 2019 12:00 pm
Fees & Tickets
This event has no entrance fee
6-8 The Headrow, Leeds LS1 6PT
SNAPS (Special Needs and Parent Support) is a charity which supports children with additional needs and their families through the provision of rebound therapy, hydrotherapy (both delivered by highly trained paediatric physiotherapists), swimming and play for the whole family. This play might be music therapy, music for fun, dance, sing and sign, boccia, soft play or arts and crafts. We believe it is important to provide social opportunities for the whole family including siblings; with the child with special needs utilising either hydro or rebound and then having fun with the rest of the family through our other activities. We offer a safe and welcoming environment where your child can benefit from specialist physiotherapy, you can meet other families and you all can play together. You do not need a professional referral to access SNAPS services. We operate between 9.15am and 1.30pm on term time Saturdays at two sites: Penny Field School, Tongue Lane, Meanwood, North Leeds. Penny Field is the North West SILC in Leeds. Hydro, swimming and rebound therapy available. Broomfield School, Broom Place, Belle Isle, South Leeds. Broomfield is the South SILC in Leeds. Rebound therapy and sensory room available. We also offer a football club for children with additional needs and their siblings. We believe […]
Airedale & Wharfedale Autism Resource (AWARE) is a support group for families affected by autism. We produce a monthly newsletter, provide e-updates throughout the month and have a very active closed facebook group for members. We hold parents’ and carers’ meetings with knowledgeable speakers, regular socials including dads’ meet-ups and parent training courses. We also run lots of events for children, young people and their families including a weekly youth club; holiday play schemes; monthly cookery club and trip club for teenagers with autism; moving-on club for 18-25’s; residential short breaks for children 8-18 years and family residentials. We run our events in Airedale, Wharfedale and Bradford. We are open to any family whether their child has a formal diagnosis or not and from any area; however due to funding some of our services are only available to children from a particular authority. We ask families to join which is £15/year and this can be done on our website https://aware-uk.org
2 Royd House Way, Long Lee, Keighley, BD21 4TY
Whizz-Kidz provides disabled children and young people with vital mobility equipment, opportunities to meet and have fun, and training to help them gain skills and look forward to a bright future. In Leeds Whizz-Kidz runs a monthly youth club for wheelchair users aged 8-25. We also run Wheelchair Skills Training, overnight camps and Work Placement opportunities.
We champion children and young people’s right to have a say in decisions that affect their lives. We run a range of youth voice programmes and projects to enable children and young people to develop campaigns, participate in city wide ballots and youth voice summit and share their views and priorities with decision makers. We provide advice, guidance and training to staff to develop their skills and confidence in facilitating children, young people and parents/ carers involvement in decisions making processes. We work with different teams and services to ensure young people and parents/cares are actively involved in recruitment and selection of senior staff, commissioning services and developing city wide consultations.
7th Floor East, Merrion House, Merrion way, Leeds LS2 8PD