We ran a monthly Saturday club for school children with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities aged 8-19 years and their families.
The clubs were delivered by PAMIS with RNIB at their Springfield Centre, offering a programme of activities.
Aberlour Options Adventures provided residential and day adventures to young people who have learning disabilities and severe and complex needs.
The service give parents/carers respite and the opportunity to relax or spend quality time with siblings.
Bright Sparks provided families and carers the unique opportunity to experience supported breaks away, which due to their children’s disabilities would not always be possible.
These breaks are fully organised and facilitated by parent volunteers.
The Learning Journeys Project provided residential breaks for children and young people with ADHD in Ardeonaig and Dalguise and a theatre trip to Dundee Rep.
We provided respite family breaks in Coylumbridge. All of the outings provided respite, fun and challenges for families with ADHD.
We provided monthly peer support groups for children & young people with Spina Bifida/Hydrocephalus aged 0-18 years, as well as their carers and siblings, in Glasgow and Peterhead.
Children participated in activities aimed specifically at their needs while carers enjoyed a break from their caring routine.
83 children and young people with complex needs in the Scottish Borders enjoyed 1:1 and group friendships with peer-age volunteers while their families had a break.
They took part in social & leisure activities, particularly focusing on arts projects, and some groups went on overnight trips.
Project provided group activity for 13 children and young people from ages 5 to 18 with multiple disabilities and from BME communities.
The activities were designed to be stimulating and fun to improve the health and wellbeing . There carers received break from their caring role.
Branch Out Project provided a programme of outdoor activities for young people with autism approaching school leaving age that builds resilience through increased confidence and self-esteem.
The Outdoor pursuits helped the young people gain skills in team working that aims equip them for life after school.
We delivered 5 short breaks activity days for children with additional support needs and their families, these outing took place at Glasgow Science Centre, Christmas Pantomime’s and Dynamic Earth.
This enabled families to spend quality time together, building relationships and providing a break from the everyday stresses of caring.
The Animar project ran three Saturdays a month for young people aged 12 to 18 years old with additional support needs. The activities are planned by the young people, who plan, risk assess and organise themselves with help and guidance from their key workers.