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Keep up to date with our all our news on our Facebook page  or our Twitter feed.  We also have a closed Facebook group for members only – please get in touch by email if you would like to join – ls29groups@yahoo.co.uk.

Below are some links to external websites and organisation, who can offer additional help and support for those with children and young people who have special needs. We also work closely with other locally based organisations and charities. The links are highlighted in Orange.

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Bradford Families Information Service
Offer a free information and support service for families of disabled children and young people aged 0 – 25 years.

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EST Donkey Sanctuary
Based in Eccup runs a Twilight Club for children with a disability Thursdays 3.30-5.30pm. Lovely indoor and outdoor play areas, sensory room and donkey rides. Also a Saturday Club on the second Saturday of each month 10-2pm.

Book places for Thursdays on 0113 261 924

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Shebang Family Clubs
Fully accessible space with multi sensory room, music, arts and crafts and play. Free but booking essential

The Watershed
Slaithwaite
HD75 JN

Telephone 01484 848073

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AWARE (Airedale and Wharfedale Autism Resource)
Local support group providing activities, clubs and support for children and families affected by autism.

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Parents Forum
Acharity set up to facilitate better provision of services for children and young people with additional needs, and to improve channels of communication with parents/carers/support groups and services.

More information available on their website.

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Eureka in Halifax
Holds free Saturday clubs 10.00am-12noon aimed at children aged 3-11 with specific disabilities They are also offering an Extra Pair of Hands service on Tuesdays, Thursdays, 
Saturday afternoons and Sundays.

Book 2 weeks in advance with Trizia/Jenny 01422 330069

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YAMSEN
LS29 is a corporate member of YAMSEN, which enables and encourages music into the lives of people with special educational needs. They run music days, have an instrument library, run workshops and conferences, have a choir.

Find out more visit the website.

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Cerebra
A charity which provide a fantastic information booklet on claiming DLA, grants, plus many more resources.

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RESOURCES

Sparklebox
A website full of free downloadable resources for nursery, reception, KS1 and 2. Images for visual timetables can be accessed by downloading the toolbar.

The Novelty Warehouse
Lots of interesting, reasonable, multi-sensory toys. Lovely choice. Lots under £5

Free Symbols websites
www.do2learn.com
www.visuladaidsforlearning.com
www.photosymbols.com

Sensory Resources websites
www.sensorytoywarehouse.com
www.sensetoys.com

Radar Key
Gives you access to disabled toilets nationwide.
www.radar.org.uk

Cinema Card
Allows a carer to go free with the cardholder. You need to receive DLA
www.ceacard.co.uk

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USEFUL TIPS
Do you get the Bradford Newsletter for families who have a child with additional needs? The Disabled Children’s Information Service is published monthly.

Email dcis@bradford.gov.uk
Telephone 01274 431776