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Spectrum Summer Music

We delivered a week of daily music sessions for 20 children and young people who have autism. Participants attended their allocated group or individual slot for 5 consecutive days, culminating in an informal sharing session on the Friday of the week. Short recordings and films were also produced.

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A Creative Dance Residency and Well being Sessions for Carers

We delivered two activities, a creative dance residency for a group of disabled adults, the creative dance residency and took place in September 2022 for a period of 6 days & 5 nights for disabled adults. The delivery of workshops aimed at supporting the parents and carer wellbeing.

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CACE Change of Space

CACE ‘Change of Space’ project was a one year program of Community Transport outings for older vulnerable people and their carers, people living in Cumbernauld and surrounding villages within North Lanarkshire, who had expereinced increased isolation and health issues following the COVID pandemic.

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Haven Breaks @ Home Phase 2

We continued to deliver Haven Breaks @ Home project supporting carers and cared for individuals affected by life limiting illness to accesses short breaks that are meaningful to them from within their own homes through the provision of Wellbeing Toolkit resources and online wellbeing support services.

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Staycation Solution Breaks 2021

REACH Lanarkshire Autism is a charity that provides support for children, Young People and families across North and South Lanarkshire pre and post diagnosis. We offer a wide range of activities for children and young people as well as providing family support for parents and carers.

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Supporting Superheros

Supporting Superheroes delivered peer support groups and activities for children & young people aged 8-18 affected by Spina bifida/hydrocephalus living on the Westcoast. An additional programme of activities/groups was delivered for the extended family unit including information sessions and outings

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Social and Emotional Support for Deaf Children, Young People and their Families

Our project provides clubs with fun, stimulating, enjoyable and fully inclusive activities for deaf children and young people which improves their confidence, self esteem, mental health and well-being, whilst also providing a much needed break for their carers.

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We ran residential trips for disabled young people aged under 20 and their carers during the Easter (3 days) and Summer (5 days) holidays. During the residential trips the young people engaged in a range of outdoor adventure and team-building activities that were active, fun and challenging.

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A school holiday club providing specialist support, play and learning opportunities to young people with a disability, whilst providing short break/respite time to parents/carers. Young people are encouraged to participate, have fun and engage with peers whilst achieving their individual outcomes.

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Camp in the Cloud 2021 - Scottish Families

We delivered 9, day-long, online Camp in the Cloud family camp sessions throughout 2022 which served 31 children living with serious illness, and 34 of their family members from Scotland. We brought fun, respite and connection to families at a time of crisis.

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