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Access BMX Disability Session

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Disability leisure activities

Age

From 8 years old
0161 223 2244
Updated: 07/09/2021
Find out more about Access BMX Disability Session

Autism & Learning Difficulty Friendly Screenings

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Supporting people with Autism at the cinema

Age

Any age
Updated: 07/09/2021
Find out more about Autism & Learning Difficulty Friendly Screenings

Autism Friendly Monthly Activities at Manchester Museum (2nd Saturday of every month)

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Museum

Age

From 5 to 16 years old
0161 275 2648
Manchester Museum, M13 9PL
Updated: 07/09/2021
Find out more about Autism Friendly Monthly Activities at Manchester Museum (2nd Saturday of every month)

Barrier Breakers (Commissioned Short Break)

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Social group for disabled people
Young people can have fun with friends and work on issues that affect children and young people with additional needs.

Age

From 11 to 21 years old (although some members maybe older if they started the group before their 21st birthday)
0161 770 3120
The Civic Centre, OL1 1 UT
Updated: 08/09/2021
Find out more about Barrier Breakers (Commissioned Short Break)

Bikeability - Department for Transport

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Cycle training
Essential cycling skills for everyone
Updated: 08/09/2021
Find out more about Bikeability - Department for Transport

Bounce Nation Trampoline Park - SEND Session

Local Offer
Trampoline and soft play
An indoor trampoline park, where beginners to experts can come along, have an awesome time and get fit without even realising it! Suitable for all ages.

Age

Over 1 year old
0161 622 1060
Updated: 13/07/2021
Find out more about Bounce Nation Trampoline Park - SEND Session

CREATE:OLDHAM - Minecraft Club

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Gaming for children and young people

Age

From 8 to 18 ( children should be accompanied by an adult)
0161 627 2539
Updated: 22/09/2021
Find out more about CREATE:OLDHAM - Minecraft Club

DanceSyndrome

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Dance sessions
Empowering learning-disabled individuals through inclusive dance

Age

Adults & children - please email for more information
07597 942494
Updated: 22/09/21
Find out more about DanceSyndrome

Fullcircle nw CIC - Sholver Junior Youth Club

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Junior youth club

Age

From 7 to 11 years old, (children under 7 years old are welcome if they are accompanied by an appropriate adult)
07542 759 514
Updated: 28/06/2021
Find out more about Fullcircle nw CIC - Sholver Junior Youth Club

Fullcircle nw CIC - Yew Tree Junior Youth Club

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Games and hobbies sessions for children

Age

From 7 to 12 years old (children under 8 years old are welcome if they are accompanied by an appropriate adult)
07542 759 514
Updated: 28/06/2021
Find out more about Fullcircle nw CIC - Yew Tree Junior Youth Club

HELP Educational Games

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Educational computer games for children with specific learning difficulties

Age

from 4 to 14 years old
0345 456 1983
Updated: 23/09/2021
Find out more about HELP Educational Games

Hidden Disabilities

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Disability awareness
Wearing the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower discreetly indicates to people around you including staff, colleagues and health professionals that you may need additional support, help or a little more time.
Updated: 23/09/2021
Find out more about Hidden Disabilities

I AM - Celebrating Autism in Greater Manchester

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Support group
I AM – Celebrating Autism in Greater Manchester by creating opportunities and providing a sense of personal freedom and choice.

Age

10 years to adult
0161 866 8483
Updated: 24/09/2021
Find out more about I AM - Celebrating Autism in Greater Manchester

Imagine Theatre - Pantomime Accessible Performances

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Accessible Performances
At Imagine, we believe that everyone should be able to experience the magic of pantomime.
Updated: 24/09/2021
Find out more about Imagine Theatre - Pantomime Accessible Performances

Lloyds Bank - Autism Friendly Sunday

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Autism friendly event
Autism Friendly Sunday
0345 602 4501
42-46 Market Street, M1 1PW
Updated: 30/09/2021
Find out more about Lloyds Bank - Autism Friendly Sunday

Mahdlo - Ability multi-sports

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running.
Social group
Sports activities for young people 8-25yrs with additional needs or a disability

Age

From 8 to 25 years old
0161 624 0111
Mahdlo Youth Zone, OL1 3SE
Updated: 28/01/2020
Find out more about Mahdlo - Ability multi-sports

Mahdlo - CADS (Creative Amazing Dynamic Spaces)

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running.
Holiday programme
Holiday programme for young people with additional needs or a disability and their friends or siblings aged 8 -25yrs

Age

From 8 to 25 years old
0161 624 0111
Updated: 28/01/2020
Find out more about Mahdlo - CADS (Creative Amazing Dynamic Spaces)

Mahdlo - Family Ability Zone

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running.
Social group
A fun session for families with children aged 0-25yrs with additional needs or a disability.

Age

From 8 to 25 years old
0161 624 0111
Updated: 28/01/2020
Find out more about Mahdlo - Family Ability Zone

Mahdlo - Lego club and beyond

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running.
Social group with Lego for children with autism
A group for young people aged 8-25yrs, promoting social interaction and support through playing with Lego.

Age

From 8 to 25 years old
0161 624 0111
Mahdlo Youth Zone, OL1 3SE
Updated: 28/01/2020
Find out more about Mahdlo - Lego club and beyond

Mahdlo - Sensory Room

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running.
Social group
Open every youth session and also available for private hire during the day.

Age

From 8 to 25 years old
0161 624 0111
Updated: 28/01/2020
Find out more about Mahdlo - Sensory Room

Mahdlo - Youth Zone

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running.
Activities and services for young people
Activities, services and support. seven days a week. No barriers, no limits, just opportunities.

Age

8 - 19yrs (up to 25yrs with additional needs or disability)
07525 101 500
Mahdlo Youth Zone, OL1 3SE
Updated: 28/01/2020
Find out more about Mahdlo - Youth Zone

Max Card

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
National discount initiative
The Max Card is a national discount initiative - Making days out more financially accessible for foster families and families of children with additional needs
0161 503 1555
POINT, Middleton Road, OL9 9LB
Updated: 30/09/2021
Find out more about Max Card

Men Behaving Dadly

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Social group for children and dads
A safe, friendly and fun environment for dads and male carers to make new friends and to network.

Age

Any age
0161 678 9662
Galland Street, OL4 3EU
Updated: 30/09/2021
Find out more about Men Behaving Dadly

Morrisons - Quieter hour

Local Offer
Quiet hour for autistic shoppers
'Quieter Hour' - designed to help customers who currently struggle with music and the other noise associated with supermarket shopping

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
0161 682 1114
Tweedale Way, OL9 7LD
Updated: 12/10/2021
Find out more about Morrisons - Quieter hour

Music Therapy

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Music for children with SEND

Age

From 5 to 18 year olds
0161 770 5660
Updated: 30/09/2021
Find out more about Music Therapy

Neurobeats - Music Sessions

Local Offer
Music sessions
Music sessions for children and young people aged between 13-25 years old in Oldham.

Age

13 - 25 year olds
07508 371 703
Updated: 19/07/2021
Find out more about Neurobeats - Music Sessions

Oldham Library - The Sensory Room

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date
Sensory room for all ages and abilities

Age

All ages
0161 770 8000
Updated: 13/10/2021
Find out more about Oldham Library - The Sensory Room

Oldham Theatre Workshop

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Arts and Health & wellbeing
Oldham Theatre Workshop is a creative, inclusive and quality theatre resource; contributing to the personal and social development of all people in Oldham.

Age

6 - 25 year olds
(Mon -Tue) 07990 894 381 (Wed – Sat) 07392 607 470
Updated: 13/10/2021
Find out more about Oldham Theatre Workshop

RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association)

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Horse riding for people with SEND

Age

Any age
0192 649 2915
Updated: 14/10/2021
Find out more about RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association)

Redbank House - Multi - Sensory Room

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Sensory friendly activities

Age

Any age
0161 214 5959
Updated: 14/10/2021
Find out more about Redbank House - Multi - Sensory Room

Selecta Day Service for Vulnerable Adults

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running.
Day service provision for vulnerable disabled people
Sewing hand/ machine Computer skills Cookery Jewellery Making Craft Easy Gardening Shared Lunched Nails and Make Up

Age

From 16 to 65 years old
07866 791 238
Chapel Road, OL8 4QQ
Updated: 20/12/2019
Find out more about Selecta Day Service for Vulnerable Adults

Sky Badger

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Finding help for disabled children and their families

Age

All ages
0845 609 1256
Updated: 15/10/2021
Find out more about Sky Badger

Soundabout

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Music sessions
A charity that uses music to empower and unlock the potential of people with severe and profound learning disabilities.
Updated: 15/10/2021
Find out more about Soundabout

Spectrum Gaming

Local Offer
Local online gaming community
A community for autistic gamers aged 13+

Age

From 13 - 17 years old
Updated: 18/10/2021
Find out more about Spectrum Gaming

Team Karting

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Racing with Autism

Age

From 8 to 14 years old
01706 310999
Updated: 18/10/2021
Find out more about Team Karting

Two Hoots Forest School

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Outdoor learning
Two Hoots Forest School runs Family and Forest Club sessions
07913 779 447
Updated: 22/10/2021
Find out more about Two Hoots Forest School

Z Arts

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Activities, shows and events
Updated: 22/10/2021
Find out more about Z Arts