Some West Yorkshire CANN Organisations
For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. Our experts offer personalised support through our centres, holidays and short breaks, or in people’s own homes. We are here for everyone who needs us, for as long as they need us – providing early intervention for children, helping young people access education, and supporting the transition into adulthood and beyond. In addition to practical support, we also offer information to families, and campaign for the rights of people with complex disabilities to take part in life. We currently provide short breaks services in West Yorkshire for Children with additional needs. We are also providing a summer holiday club for 2 weeks in August.
122 Westgate, Wakefield, WF1 1XP
Every 30 minutes, a child or young person will acquire a brain injury. This could be the result of an accident, an illness such as meningitis or encephalitis, a poisoning, a stroke or a brain tumour. A brain injury has a devastating and life-long impact on the child and their whole family. Bones can mend and scars can heal but a brain injury stays with you for life and impacts on everything you think, feel and do. The Child Brain Injury Trust is the charity that supports children, young people, their families and professionals and helps them come to terms with what has happened and how to deal with the uncertainty that the future may hold. We are the charity people turn to about childhood acquired brain injury.
Child Brain Injury Trust
LWCA is a charity, established since 1998 which exists to provide short breaks for children and young people with additional needs. There are 4 projects within Leeds Weekend Care Association. Weekenders Club: Essentially is a play scheme operating from Vine Education Centre in Leeds 6. We are open Saturdays and Sundays 47 weekends per year from 10.00 a.m. until 4.30 p.m. There are places for 136 children between the ages of 5 and 18 years old. Each child/young person gets to come to their session once a month. We operate on a minimum of 2 staff to 1 child but this ratio fluctuates according to the needs of each child/young person. Lots of our clients have medical needs or high supervisory needs which means we would often have 1:1 supervision. We are supported by volunteers in this project. Voluntary contribution – £22.00 per session. The Out and About Project: Is for teenagers with inclusive needs between the ages of 14 and 18 years old. We organise 6 outings per month and invite young people on our register to those events. During term time the events are between Monday and Friday in the evenings. In the school holidays, day trips are […]