Useful links

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

Action for Happiness helps people take action for a happier and more caring world, click here.
- 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 click here for AWARE's latest newsletter.
AWARE diary dates:
Autism Support Group meetings at the Lodge Cafe, Bradford
Information events for families of children with autism,  Bingley and Bradford
September events and activities Bingley, Addingham, Keighley
Autism Click here for useful information on Autism
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 City Disability Football Click here for details.
Bradford Council’s school closure notification service  Click here for further details of the school closure email alert service.
Bradford Toy Library and Resource Centre Click here to visit the website.
Carers' Resource Click here for information on how the specialist carers' centre can help carers and here to visit the website.
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.
Down Syndrome Training & Support Service Click here for details.
eSafeguarding   Useful sites for information on internet safety: Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre   National Online Safety  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 Bradford's Local Offer website, for parents, carers and families of children and young people aged from birth to 25 with special needs and/or disabilities.
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.