M did not look forward to school holidays as she would be bored. But since joining Yellow Submarine she looks forward to each trip and has had a great summer.
We recognise that everyone is individual and has different needs. If you feel that Yellow Submarine isn’t the right service for your child, here are some other local organisations that may be able to help:
Adventure Plus is a mobile Adventure organisation with a passion for seeing all young people grow and thrive through positive and challenging adventure experiences regardless of ability.
Anjali Dance Company runs groups throughout the county for young people with learning disabilities, and inclusive contemporary dance classes.
Autism Family Support Is a local charity which aims to support therapeutic education, development and wellbeing of children and young adults on the Autism spectrum in Oxfordshire. They offer fun and sociable activities for children and young people as well as support and training for families.
Barnardos offer mainly non-residential community services for disabled children and young people which enhance their lives, promote their independence and support their families.The charity offers a range of opportunities accross Oxfordshire.
Core Assets offers holiday activities and youth clubs for younger children, teenagers and those with complex needs in Didcot, Sonning Common and Wheatley
Dimensions work with families, carers, schools and colleges to make sure that children with autism receive tailored support enabling them to develop their ongoing skills, experience new opportunities and access the community.
ICE Centre provides Inclusive Care & Education to provide real choices for people with disabilities, giving opportunities to learn new skills towards independence.
Keen provides social and recreational activities for young people with special needs in the Oxford area.
The Lets Play Project specialises in the provision of play and leisure opportunities for disabled young people aged 5 – 18 years in Banbury
Oxfordshire Sports Partnership lists sporting clubs and opportunities for young people with a range of additional needs.
The Parasol Project offers specific support for children and young people who have a physical impairment, learning difficulty or other social need and who wish to take part in inclusive play or leisure activities.
Support for parents:
Carers Oxfordshire offers Support to disabled children and their families in the county.
OASIS are a friendly charity run by parent volunteers for those bringing up children and young adults on the Autistic Spectrum.
SHIFT is a parent led support group offering support to parents & carers of children with Special Needs in the Abingdon area.
If there are any other relevant organisations we might have omitted from this list please inform Emily and we will add them on.