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Some of the below are pdf's. You can download Adobe Reader here if you do not already have it.

Places to visit:

  • Changing Places.org
    The Changing Places Consortium has launched its campaign on behalf of those people who cannot use standard accessible toilets.This includes people with profound and multiple learning disabilities and their carers, as well as many other disabled people. They need Changing Places toilets with enough space and the right equipment, including a height adjustable changing bench and a hoist. Visit website or download Changing Places pdf (pdf 6572kb).

  • Polka Dots
    Polka Dots hold a night every month especially for children with special needs. Please contact them for more details of dates, etc.~

  • The Growing Zone
    The aim of the project is to bring together youngsters and older persons with disabilities, visual and certain learning needs,  in an environment that is safe where they can learn from each other, build up their confidence, mix with other people from the community, be taught about the land, how to grow vegetables, flowers and fruit etc. and be out in the fresh air having fun.

  • Access for all in the Yorkshire Dales National Park
    A guide to access opportunities for visitors who are less mobile, are wheelchair users or who have young children

Activities for families with SEN:

  • Communicate Together
    Helping to teach sign language to babies and children of all abilities through music, dance and play

  • Disability Gym Minis (pdf)
    Held at Scott Hall Leisure Centre on Wednesdays and is suitable for children aged 1 to 4 with disabilities (please view attached pdf for details)

  • Disability Sport
    The Leeds Disability Sport Programme details all of the regular specific disability sport and recreation opportunities that exist across Leeds, delivered by both Leeds City Council's Sport and Active Lifestyles department, and all key partners. This covers children, young people and adults with any disability, and all ability levels. A guide to leisure centre access and facilities is also included in the programme. An audio version of the programme is also available.

    There is also an events programme detailing all of the disability sport festivals, camps, competitions and events held in Leeds throughout the year.  

Support Groups:

  • Disabled Support Groups
    Find UK wide support groups for all disabilities listed in Ableize

  • My Child And Me
    The only lifestyle magazine that focuses on, and speaks directly to, the parents of young children with additional needs.

  • PhysCap - Big help for little people

Sensory Toys:

  • Fledglings
    Fledglings is a national charity that finds and sells products that improve the lives of disabled children and their families

  • Sensory Toy Warehouse
    For extraordinary multi-sensory resources and toys

Recommended Companies

All of the below are personal recommendations of Little Hiccups. We do not endorse companies unless we have used them ourselves:

  • Bliss Massage Therapy
    Based on Fridays at the House of Elliott in Sheffield or as a mobile service on days to suit in Sheffield Barnsley, Rotherham, Wakefield and Leeds areas. 25% off when quoting Little Hiccups.

  • Hart Landscapes Ltd
    Landscape Gardeners which also specialises in making gardens accessable to all.

  • x2photo
    Dean works with organisations and parents of children with any type of Special Needs. With a parental understanding and years of association with Special Needs, he is also Chair of Trustees for a national childrens charity.

Accessibility

  • Access Audit
    Access All Areas has been assisting with the Disability Discrimination Act needs of the UK since 2003. We work one to one with our clients to achieve the best and most cost effective solution in meeting your access needs.

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