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Access BMX Disability Session

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running.
Disability leisure activities

Age

From 8 years old
0161 223 2244
Updated: 26/11/2020
Find out more about Access BMX Disability Session

Autism & Learning Difficulty Friendly Screenings

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running.
Supporting people with Autism at the cinema

Age

Any age
Updated: 26/11/2020
Find out more about Autism & Learning Difficulty Friendly Screenings

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

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running.
Museum

Age

From 5 to 16 years old
Manchester Museum, M13 9PL
0161 275 2648
Updated: 26/11/2020
Find out more about Autism Friendly Monthly Activities at Manchester Museum (2nd Saturday of every month)

Barrier Breakers (Commissioned Short Break)

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running.
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: 27/11/2020
Find out more about Barrier Breakers (Commissioned Short Break)

CREATE:OLDHAM - Minecraft Club

Local Offer
All Groups suspended due to Covid-19
Gaming for children and young people

Age

From 8 to 18 ( children should be accompanied by an adult)
0161 627 2539
Updated: 27/11/2020
Find out more about CREATE:OLDHAM - Minecraft Club

DanceSyndrome

Local Offer
Currently online sessions. When Covid restrictions are lifted, we are able to hold in person sessions as various locations.
Virtual dance sessions
Empowering learning-disabled individuals through inclusive dance

Age

Adults & children - please email for more information
07875 128 015
Updated: 27/11/2020
Find out more about DanceSyndrome

Fullcircle nw CIC - Sholver Junior Youth Club

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running. 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: 27/11/2020
Find out more about Fullcircle nw CIC - Sholver Junior Youth Club

Fullcircle nw CIC - Yew Tree Junior Youth Club

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running. 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 8 to 12 years old (children under 8 years old are welcome if they are accompanied by an appropriate adult)
07542 759 514
Updated: 27/11/2020
Find out more about Fullcircle nw CIC - Yew Tree Junior Youth Club

HELP Educational Games

Local Offer
Educational computer games for children with specific learning difficulties

Age

from 4 to 14 years old
0345 456 1983
Updated: 28/11/2020
Find out more about HELP Educational Games

Hidden Disabilities

Local Offer
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: 28/11/2020
Find out more about Hidden Disabilities

I AM - Celebrating Autism in Greater Manchester

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
I AM offer a number of events and activities throughout the year for 10 - 18+ years old

Age

From 10 years old
0161 866 8483
Updated: 26/11/2020
Find out more about I AM - Celebrating Autism in Greater Manchester

Imagine Theatre - Pantomime Accessible Performances

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running.
Accessible Performances
At Imagine, we believe that everyone should be able to experience the magic of pantomime.
Updated: 28/11/2020
Find out more about Imagine Theatre - Pantomime Accessible Performances

LGBTQ+ Online festival of happiness

Local Offer
Free online festival
Focusing on creativity, resilience and human connection
Updated: 13/10/2020
Find out more about LGBTQ+ Online festival of happiness

Lloyds Bank - Autism Friendly Sunday

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if appointments are available.
Autism friendly event
Autism Friendly Sunday
42-46 Market Street, M1 1PW
0345 602 4501
Updated: 28/11/2020
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
Mahdlo Youth Zone, OL1 3SE
0161 624 0111
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
Mahdlo Youth Zone, OL1 3SE
0161 624 0111
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)
Mahdlo Youth Zone, OL1 3SE
07525 101 500
Updated: 28/01/2020
Find out more about Mahdlo - Youth Zone

Max Card

Local Offer
Whilst the offices are temporarily closed due to the pandemic. Max Cards are still available to order and will be posted out to you safely.
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
POINT, Middleton Road, OL9 9LB
0161 503 1555
Updated: 29/11/2020
Find out more about Max Card

Men Behaving Dadly

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running.
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
Galland Street, OL4 3EU
0161 678 9662
Updated: 29/11/2020
Find out more about Men Behaving Dadly

Morrisons - Quieter hour

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running.
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
Tweedale Way, OL9 7LD
0161 682 1114
Updated: 28/112019
Find out more about Morrisons - Quieter hour

Music Therapy

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running.
Music for children with SEND

Age

From 5 to 18 year olds
0161 770 5660
Updated: 29/11/2020
Find out more about Music Therapy

Musical Beginnings Extra

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running.
Music for children
Musical Beginnings Extra is temporarily suspended due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. We are hopeful that we will resume sessions in September 2020. Please ring to check before you travel

Age

From 0 to 5 years old
Union Street, OL1 1QG
0161 770 5660
Updated: 29/11/2020
Find out more about Musical Beginnings Extra

Oldham Library - The Sensory Room

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running. 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: 29/11/2020
Find out more about Oldham Library - The Sensory Room

RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association)

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running. 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: 29/11/2020
Find out more about RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association)

Redbank House - Multi - Sensory Room

Local Offer
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: 29/11/2020
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
Chapel Road, OL8 4QQ
07866 791 238
Updated: 20/12/2019
Find out more about Selecta Day Service for Vulnerable Adults

Sky Badger

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running.
Finding help for disabled children and their families

Age

All ages
0845 609 1256
Updated: 29/11/2020
Find out more about Sky Badger

Soundabout

Local Offer
Music sessions
A charity that uses music to empower and unlock the potential of people with severe and profound learning disabilities.
Updated: 29/11/2020
Find out more about Soundabout

Team Karting

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running. 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: 29/11/2020
Find out more about Team Karting

Two Hoots Forest School

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running. 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: 29/11/2020
Find out more about Two Hoots Forest School

Z Arts

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running. 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: 29/11/2020
Find out more about Z Arts