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Events

  • Autism friendly screenings at Picturehouse cinemas, Harbour Lights

    Autism friendly screening: Sunday 21st April at 10.30am Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 (2D) [PG] Sunday 19th May at 10.30am How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World 2D [PG] Sunday 16th June The Lego Movie 2 2D [U] Read more

  • Southampton Dementia Festival 2019: Save the Date!

    Saturday 25th May 2019 11am – 4pm at Palmerston Park, Southampton. A showcase of opportunities for people living with dementia and their carers. Read more

  • SEND Information Day and Transition Fair

    For Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Featuring the Southampton Local Offer at Oasis Academy, Romsey Road, Lordshill, Southampton, SO16 8FA on Saturday 1st June 2019 10am to 3pm NO BOOKING REQUIRED Read more

  • GROWFEST 2019

    22nd June at Royal Victoria Country Park, GROWFest is a free annual community music festival in Southampton supporting Adults with Learning and Physical Disabilities and promoting inclusion for all within the community. Live bands, silent disco, mocktail making, BBQ and more! Read more

News

  • Creative Maples Summer Holiday Activities Expression of Interest Form

    Creative Maples Summer Holiday Activities Expression of Interest Form. Creative days, once a week, for children with additional needs. Activities would include fun games, craft, imagination acting and learning dance and song.  No pressure on the children.  A time for them to be involved, make friends, boost their confidence and work at their own individual pace. Read more

  • New Blue Badge rules take effect at the end of August

    Contact - For families with disabled children have just announced that the long awaited new Blue Badge rules in England to come into force on 30 August 2019. Read more

  • Benefit updates from April 2019

    A quick summary of recent benefit changes and updates Read more

  • Carers UK State of Caring Survey 2019

    Carers UK is both a support network and a movement for change. They need your help to paint a picture of what it’s like to be a carer in 2019. Please take part in the survey. Read more

  • Survey to find out what wheelchair users need from the wheelchair service

    West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Southampton City (CCG) are working together on the re-procurement of the Hampshire Wheelchair Service. They need to hear from service users to help them consider how they can deliver the best possible service for our population. Read more

  • April Benefit Changes

    Millions of households entitled to welfare benefits and tax credit will see big changes in their claims from April. This applies to Universal Credit, Pensin Credit and National Minimum Wage. Read more