Useful links for students and parents ~ support services, events, forums, conferences, newsletters, school holiday activities, youth groups, websites and more...
AWARE - Airedale & Wharfedale Autism Resource Click here for details of this parent-run group supporting families with children and young adults on the autistic spectrum and here for details of a World Autism Awareness Day information event in Bradford, 2 April.
Barnardo’s Click here for details of support with EHCPs.
BDCFT Carers Hub Click here for details of Bradford Carers Hub.
Boardmaker Click here for details of Boardmaker Picture Communication Symbol software available to use in Bradford Libraries.
Bradford Autism Support Click here to visit the website.
Bradford Council’s school closure notification service Click here for further details of the school closure email alert service.
Cricket Click here for details of free cricket sessions on Saturdays at Beckfoot School.
Dance 4 All Click here for details of dance classes at Kala Sangam for all abilities.
Disabled Children’s Information Newsletter Click here for the latest issue of this newsletter especially for parents with a child with additional needs under 25 years of age and click here to visit their website.
eSafeguarding Useful sites for information on internet safety: Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre and Get Safe Online
Easter Playschemes Click here for details of Easter holiday playschemes in Cottingley and Addingham.
Helplines Click here for a list of useful local helplines of organisations offering advice and support.
Listening Books Click here for details of the free membership offer.
Local Offer Click here for the 'Children & Young People' section of the Local Offer website.
Mixed Ability Cricket Every Sunday in Bingley, click here for more details.
Parents’ Forum For Bradford and Airedale Click here to visit the website.
People First KC Click here for details of the Independent Youth Advocacy Forum - a new opportunity for 14-21 year olds with learning disabilities and/or autism.
Shine Together Click here for more information on this local youth group for young people with special needs aged 13-18.
SNOOP Youth Club Click here to find out more about this Youth Club at Eccleshill for young people with disabilities aged 10-19 and their siblings. It runs from 6pm-8pm every Tuesday in term time.
Sport Works Click here for details of weekly sports sessions for young people with disabilities and additional needs.
YoungSibs Click here for more information about YoungSibs - an online support service for brothers and sisters of disabled children and young people.