Activities

Activities

Achieving for Children activities list:  https://www.afclocaloffer.org.uk/site_search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&search_site%5Bterm%5D=activities

Action-attainment and Brentford FC CST offer a sports-based programme of activities including kayaking, paddle-boarding and ball sports for children and young people with social communication needs and their families. Tel: 0208 392 9946 Email: info@action-attainment.com

Activity Station organises fun and exciting activities for people with disabilities in Richmond across different age ranges, covering a wide variety of interests 07946 774423 Email: activitystation@outlook.com http://www.activitystation.org.uk/calendar-list

ADHD Richmond activities list: https://www.facebook.com/notes/adhd-richmond-support-group-uk/activities/1238811026148025

Albany Outdoors: outdoor, adventure and water activity centre by the Thames in Kingston albanyoutdoors@achievingforchildren.org.uk Tel: 020 8547 6368

The British Disabled Waterski & Wakeboard Association includes those with learning disabilities http://bdwsa.org/who-we-are

Families Upon Thames has general events https://www.familiesonline.co.uk/locations/upon-thames/whats-on

FulhamFC Foundation Summer Disability Sport incl. ADHD & SEN – a range of activities from watersports to football https://adhdrichmond.org/2016/07/01/fulhamfc-foundation-summer-disability-sport-adhd-sen

Kids Day Out: More general activities in Surrey http://www.kidsdaysout.co.uk/kids-days-out-england/surrey.html

Kids.org may be able to find specific activities for you. Contact Lena Vantol at RichmondKingston@kids.org.uk or on 0208 831 6179

Knots Arts runs drama and youth group sessions on Saturdays in Mortlake for children and young people who have social and communication needs. The sessions are run by drama facilitators and play guides, with support from a speech and language therapist. Email: helloknots@gmail.com http://www.knotsarts.com

Marble Hill Park adventure playground for SEN between Richmond & Twickenham on Saturday mornings 10 – 12pm for 0-15 year olds: http://marblehillplaycentres.com/inclusive-play-project

Me Too & Co Play Sessions for children with additional needs and their siblings. These fun and vibrant sessions are facilitated by trained volunteers, all of whom have direct personal or professional experience of children who have additional needs. The children can make friends and have fun playing with a variety of toys, plus enjoying art activities, story-telling and music activities. The play sessions run during term time on Tuesdays and Fridays, and are based at the Crossway Centre, 306, Richmond Road, Twickenham. Contact Me Too & Co at 07946 646033 or visit: www.metooandco.org.uk/activities/playsessions

Me Too & Co Activities for 8 to 12 year olds – Karate courses for children with additional needs and siblings. The course is run by Sensei from the Busen Academy and beginners are very welcome. Classes are free of charge and karate suits are also provided. Contact Me Too & Co at 07946 646033

Me Too & Co Activities for 8 to 12 year olds – Drama led by specialists Cobblers Drama group for children with additional needs and siblings aged 8 to 12 years. The courses, which have a different theme each half term and have included drama, movement, music, puppet-making and puppetry, art, storytelling, interactive imagination games and improvisations, movement and vocal exploration, mini-performances and opportunities for the children to feedback on the sessions. These workshops are fun and inspiring and are specifically designed to encourage and enhance creative thinking and bodily awareness as well as develop social and communication skills and build self-confidence. Beginners are very welcome. Drama workshops are free of charge. Contact Me Too & Co. Tel: 07946 646033 www.metooandco.org.uk/activities/for8to12s#drama

MouseTrap discounted theatre seats for SEN & carers. http://www.mousetrap.org.uk/index.php/special-educational-needs/relaxed-performances.html Email: molly@mousetrap.org.uk to be put on their newsletter database

On the Ball is a fun, active programme of family learning and is for parents and their children aged between 5 and 11 years living in Richmond. Parents learn about communication and sensory needs through an innovative 12 week course. Through sport, the children learn to have fun while developing communication skills and concentration. On the Ball is designed and run by Action-attainment with Brentford Football Club CST. Contact: Action-attainment Ltd. 29, St. Leonard’s Road, London SW14 7LY Tel: 020 8392 9946 Email: info@action-attainment.com www.action-attainment.com

Richmond Mencap activities for local children with learning disabilities (8 to 17+) Tel: 020 8744 1923 http://richmondmencap.org.uk/events Club 47 is for 12 to 17 year olds with additional needs & includes pool, table football, art, creative art activities, indoor sports and team games. Meets every Friday 4-7pm. Contact: Club 47. Whitton Youth Centre. 1 Britannia Lane, Twickenham. TW2 7JX Tel: 020 8744 1923 Email: rmoffice342@gmail.com

Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) is an excellent, therapeutic sport for ADHD children. Contact Park Lane Stables Riding Centre, Teddington 07796 842 328

RISE (disability and inclusive sports) promotes sports and exercise activities for children and young people with a multi-sports club, football, golf, swimming, tennis and trampolining 020 8831 6133 Email: rise@richmond.gov.uk www.richmond.gov.uk/home/services/sports/rise/rise_activities_for_children.htm

Special Needs Swimming Club a swimming club for children and young people with special needs based at Teddington Pool every Wednesday evening during term time Contact Wendy Dorgan: 020 8943 0796 Email: wendydorgan@hotmail.co.uk

TAG Youth Club for 15-25 yr olds with SEN, held at Ham Youth Centre https://www.facebook.com/TAG-Youth-Club-1488760748092537/

Wild Education: runs Forest School activities encouraging child led play & learning in a natural Richmond environment http://www.wildeducation.co.uk/

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