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Autism Outreach Services

We provided weekly group activities for children on the autism spectrum living in Blairgowrie, Aberfeldy, Pitlochry and Crieff.

The groups offered social opportunities to children and young people who would otherwise be unable to attend autism specific support in Perth.

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SHIP Playschemes and Youth Clubs

SHIP provided Youth Clubs & Holiday Clubs for children with complex support needs so they can enjoy activities and trips such as, The Yard, Glasgow Science Centre, Cairnie Fruit Farm.

This provides carers/parents and their families with vital respite to improve their quality of life and enable them to continue in their caring role.

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Personal Development Opportunities through Sport

We provided fun football activity sessions for children and young people with disabilities within the Scottish East Region Community Football Clubs.

These fun football activities aimed to develop friendships, communication, teamwork and health improvements from physical activity. Their carers also benefit from significant respite hours.

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Me and Thee Time

We provided opportunities for families caring for a child with additional needs living in Tayside to enjoy activities together with other families or for parents together.

Activities included picnics, farm visits, zoo, dance classes, Christmas shopping trips, pantomimes, meals, party night and Santa.

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Positive Connections

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.

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SHIP Wraparound Pilot 2017

We provided support in a variety of ways, our Play and Stay Group (0-5 yrs), 4 Youth Clubs throughout the week, Activity/Sports Club, Saturday Clubs and Holiday Clubs.

Offering young people the chance to develop friendship with their peers and the teenage volunteers. They also learned vital life skills through the fun and stimulating activities offered. Allowing families a chance to experience some free time to relax and feel refreshed.

S.H.I.P provides support to young people with additional support needs (0-18yrs) and their families.

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Respite for Young Carers in Rural Perth

We provide respite groups to young carers age 8 – 15 in rural Perthshire on a fortnightly basis so they can access respite from their caring role which hasn’t always been accessible due to the rural locality of where they live.

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We provided grants directly to carers who support those affected by mental illness living in Scotland.

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Scottish Disability Sport Junior Summer Camp

We provided a fully-supported, managed, all-inclusive residential multi-sports and activity camp for 35 youngsters at the newly refurbished accessible Inverclyde Centre in Largs.

The camp was four days long and provides a positive, inclusive and active environment for youngsters aged 10-18 with a physical or sensory impairment.

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SHAYP Summer Camp 2017

We provided a 5-day summer camp for 35 young people, aged 8 – 25 years old, living in a family affected by Huntington’s Disease.

The camp included a range of daytime and evening activities as well as one-to-one and group sessions with Scottish Huntington’s Association Specialist Youth Advisors, on the issues surrounding Huntington’s disease and being a young carer.

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"The services are great for me it makes me feel better in myself and gives me something to look forward to every week. I couldn't do without it I would be a prisoner in my own home."

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