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Teen/Young Adult Activities

These services are for children and teenagers aged between 8 and 18 years of old...

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Occupational Therapy Programmes

Our Occupational Therapist (OT), can develop group programmes in response to individual or group needs.

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Come Dine With Me

This is a 6-week programme where our participants, with the assistance of our OT, will develop their life skills in preparing, cooking & serving a home cooked meal. Places limited; aged 12-18 years old.  Can be run on demand

Dance Class

Adaptive Dance

The goal of our Adaptive Dance troupe - besides having fun, of course — is for our participants to engage and explore movement and musicality, and to grow personally and socially in a safe environment.  Classes run fortnightly during term time.

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Sociable Souls

Sociable Souls is for children aged between 8 and 12 to form relationships with their peers while also learning:

 

  • play skills

  • communication

  • turn taking

  • working together

  • identifying feelings

  • self-control

  • problem solving

  • self-regulation

  • caring about themselves and others.

 

The group runs in the Centre on a Saturday afternoon once a month with fun interactive activities to help forge and build each child’s social skills, led by Julie who is a teacher outside of DSCNE, and supported by our dedicated Support Worker Kathy. For more information or to register your interest contact the Office.

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Teens Sports and Social Groups

The Sports and Social Group provides an opportunity for the teenagers to come together in a supportive and fun environment, led by Louise our Early Intervention Teacher, and Kathy our Support Worker, as well as volunteers.

 

The group runs in the Centre on a Saturday afternoon once a month and creates a space for the teenagers to develop meaningful friendships and explore a variety of age-appropriate activities.

 

At the group we offer a wide range of activities such as:

  • Badminton/ Table tennis

  • Board games

  • Ball games

  • Visits/trips

In this easy-going supportive group, the teenagers are encouraged to try out new activities in a safe space. For more information or to register your interest contact the Office.

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