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Social and Emotional Support for Deaf Children and their Families

Our project provided opportunities to bring our deaf young people together through a series of activities and events.

These events were mostly held at Deaf Connections and the Adelphi Centre with other activities held in a variety of other locations. St Roch’s After School Club enjoyed a 3 night-trip to Staffordshire & Alton Towers.

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The Yard Youth Clubs

We delivered Yard’s Youth Clubs, which are three respite clubs that occur on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

The clubs are specifically for disabled teenagers to make friends, have fun and gain self confidence, whilst providing their carers with a break once a week for 48 weeks of the year.

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The project delivered fun, friendship and new opportunities for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) across Tayside.

It provided training opportunities for activity and leisure staff and supported community inclusion in an attempt to reduce existing barriers to inclusion.

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Summer Outings

We delivered summer trips, the funding allowed us to take our members away for 6 day trips throughout the summer holidays.

This is a difficult time for parents and families who are isolated and living in poverty and looking after a child with additional support needs.

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Junior Summer Camp

We provided an all-inclusive annual multi-sport, pan disability residential sports camp held at Badaguish Activity Centre.

The camp was very positive and intensive for participants and a great chance for carer respite sustained directly through time away at camp

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We delivered Star Youth Club and supported disabled young people aged 10-18 years, and who live in East Lothian to access safe and stimulating social opportunities.

The youth club prevents social isolation by offering regular opportunities for young people to meet up with their peers and explore their community.

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We provided fun activities and outings during school holidays for children with disabilities, and their siblings and carers.

Carers and siblings were able to enjoy time in a stimulating environment with support from other parents or a total break from their caring role by providing respite to working/stressed parents enabling their children to be involved in community

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Charlie House Activity Programme

We delivered Charlie House Activity Programme which provided a range of activities and short breaks to children with life-limiting conditions & complex disabilities, and their families, in North-east Scotland.

It gives families a break from their caring routine to enjoy quality time together and improve their wellbeing.

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Disability Shetland planned, managed, organised and ran a Holiday Club for children and young people in Shetland who have disabilities and additional support needs.

The Holiday Club offered a programme of recreational, educational and social activities for six weeks a year, during school holidays.

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We delivered a wide range of activities throughout the holiday times for your people with disabilities and their families.

Break Out Project provided a member-led, varied programme of activities during school holidays, with an increased focus on health and wellbeing activities and learning new skills .

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