West Scotland Deaf Children’s Society provides social and emotional support to deaf children and their families.
Better breaks funding enabled us to offer many opportunities for our young people to meet and mix with an age appropriate peer group at our Saturday Sign Activity Club, a youth group and in partnership with St Roch’s Secondary School an after school club.
We provided grants directly to carers who care for a child who has Down’s Syndrome and who live with them.
We provided grants directly to carers who care for a child or adult with learning disabilities.
We ran a two week Summer Club, including transport and intensive staffing, for children with complex support needs.
One tailored week for older and one for younger pupils. An activity and play based club for children unable to access community run schemes due to their high level care needs.
Trust Rugby has developed Tri Tours working with players aged 15-21, by taking groups on day and overnight trips to learn rugby and interact with peers to develop social skills allowing individuals to achieve their goals, build confidence and empower individuals.
This will also give parents and carers the opportunity to relax knowing that the person is in a safe environment.
RNIB Activate delivered a programme of activities for children and young people living with sight loss and their families across Scotland.
The Adventure Network provides an accessible and exciting friendship network to enable children and young people with learning disabilities in East and North Ayrshire to come together and meet children/young people with similar interests to have adventures and regular events in a safe, friendly and supportive atmosphere.
We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult who has Down’s syndrome who lives with them.
We provided grants directly to carers who look after someone with Motor Neurone Disease (MND), and to people with MND who have a carer who will also benefit. The project covers the whole of Scotland.
We provided grants directly to carers who live in Scotland and are caring for someone with a diagnosis of dementia.