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Able2Sail Sailing Season 2019-20

We took young people and their families for a mixture of half day sails, day sails on a modified sailing yacht. In consultation with youth forum members we will tailor a programme leading to RYA certification including 2/3 day sails.

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We provided monthly family support groups, fortnightly playschemes, and monthly preschool groups for babies, children and young people in the West of Scotland affected by the lifelong disabilities of Spina bifida/Hydrocephalus, as well as their carers and siblings.

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A Programme of Weekly Creative Movement Classes

Indepen-dance delivered 5 x 1 hour weekly creative movement classes for disabled children and young people over a period of 40 weeks in Glasgow, East Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire and West Dunbartonshire.

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Sunday Social

We delivered a monthly visual art workshop programme dedicated to working with children and young people with Down’s Syndrome aged 5-20 and their families and carers.

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The Cafe Holiday Club

The Cafe Holiday Club operates over the 9 week school holidays (5-days per week) 2wks Spring, 6wks Summer, 1wk October.

We promise to offer disabled children/young people FUN, exciting and challenging activities, supporting & extending their development via Free Play, Crafts, Dance, Drama & Sport

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We offered flexible respite care at home to support Carers of individuals living with dementia in the East End of Glasgow.

Cared for individuals received home befriending/activities and Carers had the chance for some “ME” time.

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We provided short breaks in the form of a holiday playscheme for young people with disabilities (aged 5-20) and their families (carers and siblings) in the South West of Glasgow.

This also took the form of outings that provide fun and stimulation whilst allowing carers to have a break from routine.

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Family Residential Weekend – Fife

In April 2019 we held a residential camp, to support disadvantaged children who are living with a chronic illness: either Crohn’s disease or Ulcerative Colitis, which is inhibiting their quality of life. Some parents and siblings also participated. The camp was located at Tulliallan Castle in Fife.

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TOFFEE Club 5 hour Play Activity Sessions took place at St Mungo’s Academy, Gallowgate, during school holiday periods and Home Activity Play Sessions for children with multiple support needs which also provided respite for their parents/carers.

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Summer Playscheme

Disabled Children and Young People from Glasgow’s BME community attended our Summer School Holiday playscheme, 3 times a week for 4 weeks, providing them with fun activities while their carers benefit from respite breaks.

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