Sir Jack Petchey founded the Jack Petchey Foundation in 1999 to recognise the positive contributions young people make to society and to support them in achieving their potential. Since then the Foundation has supported over 2,000 initiatives for young people across London and Essex and has invested over £143m in programmes including the prestigious Jack Petchey Achievement Award scheme which recognises the achievements of young people in schools and youth groups across London and Essex.
Whether it’s creating your own magical story or taking part in an interactive live streamed class to encourage all kinds of fun projects, with some ideas specifically created for SEND children.
BrickTime has a number of after school and weekend clubs that encourage social interaction, problem solving and listening through the use and creation of many models with Lego…what could be more fun!
Creatasmile is a registered charity for children with autism and additional needs and their families.
The Creatasmile charity offers family fun days, parent support, occasional days out and the chance to gain qualifications.
The Adamson Trust established in 1947 provides grants for disabled and special needs children aged 3 to 17 years for holidays or respite breaks. Individual families can apply as well as accepting applications on behalf of groups of children, organisations or registered charities. View the site for details of how to apply along with holiday locations.
Over The Wall provides free Therapeutic Recreation camps for children and teenagers living with serious health challenges and young carers (and families), to enable them to reach beyond their perceived limitations and rediscover a whole new world of possibilities. Their camps help develop the confidence, self esteem, coping strategies and peer relationships of campers.
Club Hub is a brilliant source of information about all kinds of Kids clubs, from baby to teen, dance to drama, sport to art. It even has a free app to make it even easier. Review facilities and reviews by other families.
This event based charity organise special events, sporting activities, fun sessions all for children on the autistic spectrum. Together with professionals they support families to enable their children to enjoy life.
Spectrum are also the Cambridgeshire area distributor for Max Card which enable children and their carers to enjoy a wide variety of theme parks and activities.
Role Models run Special Educational Needs (SEN) Activity Camps for a maximum of 25 children per camp aged 6-12.
The holiday camps are based in Southfields, Regent’s Park and Richmond. All three schools are completely secure and designed for children. The camp will be run by teachers from Blossom House School, a leading special needs school in Motspur Park and other London schools.
Here you can find detailed information about the access to all kinds of places – hotels, restaurants, colleges, tourist attractions, libraries, hospitals, leisure centres – the list goes on. All access information has been collected in person by DisabledGo’s team of surveyors.