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2018 Summer Respite Holiday

SAMs Charity delivered a Summer Respite Holiday to improve the wellbeing and reduce the isolation of children/young people 3-18 years with disabilities and/or multiple additional support needs and their parents/carers.


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Dunbartonshire Disability Sports Club (DDSC) organised a three nights residential disability sports camp at the Scottish National Sports Training centre, Largs for families affected by disability from West and East Dunbartonshire area.

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The Butterfly Club

We provided a summer club for children/young people with severe learning disabilities by working in close partnership with a third sector organisation to deliver an impressive activity program in a fun and safe environment whilst providing carers with much needed respite.

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We ran holiday playschemes for children who are affected by a range of disabilities and have complex needs. There was a programme of activities and day trips available for the children.

This service offers children and families much needed respite and the opportunity to take part in new experiences and make positive friendships in a safe and nurturing environment.

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