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 or adult with profound and multiple learning disabilities, and live in Scotland.
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.
To support the continuation of an annual multi-sport, pan disability residential sports camp held at Largs National Sports Centre in July 2014.
Demand for the camps is growing and we cannot expand places or provide additional equipment. The camps are three days long, very positive and intensive for participants and a great chance for carer respite.
We provided weekend and overnight health and wellbeing retreats for carers from East Dunbartonshire and Glasgow with the focus on yoga, relaxation and taking time out.
We also provided respite to kids with special needs and their families as well as daily respite for carers via yoga. We provided day retreats for families including carers, kids and adults with special needs and siblings.
We provided one to one support to children and young people with physical and learning difficulties to allow them to take part in activities of their choice in the community.
This allowed their parent/carers to have some time to themselves on a regular basis to persue their own interests
Supporting people with disabilities & mental health issues to discover their artistic expression & achieve their potential. ‘Create’ supports children & young people aged 5-28 who find it difficult to access mainstream arts provision due to disability.
Our Friends & Family Fun Programme provides meaningful, accessible arts activities for children & young people with a disability & their families
RNIB Activate delivered a programme of activities for children and young people living with sight loss and their families across Scotland.