Our project provided 86 opportunities (including joint activities) bringing our deaf young people together. Events were held at Deaf Connections, the Adelphi Centre, St Roch’s and latterly, our new Youth Group home, the Wolfson Centre with other activities being held in a variety of other venues.
We worked with a variety of festivals across Scotland to support them to be more inclusive of people with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD).
As people with profound and multiple learning disabilities and their families can feel left out, on the margins of society. They identified that festivals were a great place to enjoy meaningful time together as a family. This project supported that vision and helped festivals to be more inclusive.
The Me 2 project brought children and young people with additional needs together to take part in a range of themed activity days and short breaks which have built skills,confidence and friendships and provided a break for parents and carers.
The children and young people taking part made friends and gained skills and confidence trying new activities.
Animar provides support for 15 young people 3 Saturdays a month for 4.5 hours . In this time our program is planned, risk assessed and budgeted by the young people, who further their independence and giving parents/carers respite. This is achieved using a program supported by the Playback Resource.
Autism Friendly Football provided a weekly football session for young people on the autistic spectrum between the ages of 6-16. The sessions took place on a Wednesday night at Prosoccer Newton Mearns over a 40 week period.
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.
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.
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
We delivered befriending with support from community volunteers and build trusting relationships, improving confidence, health and wellbeing and social skills.
COVEY Befriending supports children and families in South Lanarkshire to become resilient, safe and better equipped to reach their potential.