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
We are a parent, carer and families participation forum in Leeds which aims to empower parents/carers and families to work in partnership with services, organisations and professionals. We aim to improve choices for children and young people with additional needs, their families and carers. EPIC Leeds is the Parent Participation forum for parents/carers and families of disabled children and young people with additional needs in Leeds. We meet regularly in and around Leeds for coffee mornings, social occasions, trips out, meetings, and more.
First Floor, Unit 7, Landmark Court, Revie Road, Leeds LS11 8JT
People in Action (Yorkshire) is a thriving Leeds based charity, established in 1983 to benefit people with learning disabilities and autism. The charity makes a real difference to the lives of the most vulnerable and socially isolated; inspiring and empowering people to recognise their potential, fulfil their aspirations and lead safer healthier, better connected lives. The charity provides a range of innovative, inclusive, person centered services which reflect the needs of the people it supports. People In Action runs two groups for children and young people with a learning disability or autism, supported by BBC Children in Need. TEAM (for ages 13-17) take place over the weekend for 40 weeks a year. The groups are a space for children to make new friends, learn new skills and have fun. The groups are split over three sites: Otley, East end park and Crossgates. People In Action Groups
The Old Fire Station, Gipton Approach, Leeds, LS9 6NL
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 […]
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