Social clubs, classes, wheelchair basketball, buddying schemes and youth groups for children with disabilities and additional needs in Manchester.
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Active Youth – The Conservation Volunteers
Sale Water Park, Trafford
Active Youth provides fun nature based activities for young people in Trafford, aged 15-25, with additional needs. Sessions are free and run regularly throughout the week on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Active Youth is a great way to meet other young people whilst having fun outside.
Arts for Autism Drop In
Zion Arts Centre, Hulme, Manchester
Free creative drop in sessions aimed at helping young people with autism participate in creative activities tailored to their needs.
The Edge Theatre and Arts Centre, Chorlton
Aspire is our theatre project for young people aged 13-17 with learning disabilities.
The sessions use games, drama, storytelling, music, movement to tell stories and is a chance for members to play, make friends, and build confidence through theatre.
Mondays ( term time)
5.15pm – 7pm
Challenge 4 Change
Trafford Park, Manchester
Unique Indoor urban activity centre available to all children over 10 years old. Activities include ground assault course, tyre pit, 35ft high aerial trek, leap of faith, climbing wall and many more. Qualified instructors on hand. Open Monday-Saturday. Free parking.
0161 359 3399
Clwyd Special Riding Centre
Llanfynydd near Wrexham
welcomes over 200 people of all ages with special needs who benefit from the pleasure and stimulation of riding, carriage-driving and equestrian vaulting. This unique Centre also provides residential riding holidays for groups of people with special needs from all over the UK.
Locations across North West
Our aim is to make cycling accessible to all. Our vision is that all families with disabled children have the support they need to live ordinary family lives. Free cycling sessions.
01925 234 213
Disability Sport Events
Disability Sport Events creates opportunities for participation in sport for people with all disabilities.
0161 953 2499
English Federation Of Disability Sport
National body responsible for developing sport for disabled people in England
0161 247 5294
Independent Options Children and Family Centre
We run groups at our centre for children aged 0-13 who have additional needs or disabilities, all groups are tailored to the needs of the children and have a small cost for attending. Siblings are included and tea and coffee is provided for the parents and snacks for the children
0161 482 7933
Accessible, inclusive activity centre for disabled children & young people and their families. Offering Rebound Therapy, play & sensory.
0161 637 2800
Riding for the Disabled Association North West Region
Very useful site with lots of contact details for disabled riding groups in Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside
0845 241 6309
Kids Creative Sensory Art Studios, 438a Palatine Rd, Northenden, M22 4JT
Sessions are open to everyone, with an emphasis on allowing children with additional needs and their families a time to explore the studios at their own pace.
Sessions will run on a flexible basis. There is various messy play options downstairs and the sensory story space upstairs.
0161 945 9786
For children and adults with learning difficulties.
Yoga for children & families affected by disability.
0161 718 7149