Useful links

Useful links for students and parents ~ support services, events, forums, conferences, newsletters, school holiday activities, youth groups, websites and more...

Click here for details of Summer Holiday 2018 activities, playschemes, trips etc., in the Bradford & Keighley area.

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.
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.
Bradford Council - Specialist Behavioural Services
Click here for information on Managing Challenging Behaviour Workshops for Parents (various dates in Bradford and Keighley - click here for a referral form).
Bradford Council - Specialist Behavioural Services Click here  for information on Sleep Workshops for Parents (various dates in Bradford and Keighley - click here for a referral form).
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
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.