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    Action for Children - Short Breaks Service Localo Offer Flash

    Action for Children has been running short breaks for children with aged 5–18 years, with ASD and other special needs and disabilities in Islington since 2012. Our team of experienced staff help the children to make independent choices at the play centre. The play centre has…

    Afasic England

    Afasic is the UK charity representing children and young people with speech, language and communication difficulties, working for their inclusion in society and supporting their parents and carers.

    All in Islington, Activity for Disabled People Localo Offer Flash

    All in Islington has detailed information about sport and physical activity for disabled people in Islington. It shows weekly sessions and sports clubs for disabled people, and has accessibility information for the borough’s leisure centres.

    Artbox London Localo Offer Flash

    Artbox London runs art workshops, gallery trips and exhibition opportunities for people with learning disabilities and autism. Artists can earn a small income from their art sales and can also develop work related skills through selling art at exhibitions.

    ASC for Tea (Formally ASD for Tea) Localo Offer Flash

     Wednesday, 10am-12.30pm; 6 May, 1 July, 30 September, 25 November 2020
    Do you care for a child or young person who is on the Autistic Spectrum? Then ASC for Tea (formerly known as ASD for Tea) might be of interest to you. This group is an opportunity to meet other parents/family carers of a child or young person…

    Blue Badge Scheme Localo Offer Flash

    The Blue Badge Scheme allows you free parking for short periods when you are with your disabled child and/or adult. The scheme is administered by the local authority which deals with applications and issues badges. There are lots of rules about when and where you…

    The Bridge London Trust - Outreach Service Localo Offer Flash

    The Bridge London Trust - Outreach Service supports the inclusion of school aged pupils (3-19) with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD) or Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) in Islington maintained schools and early years settings. We support school staff in developing their…

    The Bridge School Primary Department Nursery Localo Offer Flash

    School nursery
    One of three special schools and units in Islington providing support for children with particular special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities. This is to meet the Government requirement to include such children in mainstream schools wherever possible. This recognises that children learn in different ways…

    Camden and Islington Young Carers Service, Family Action Localo Offer Flash

    Camden and Islington Young Carers Service provides support for children and young people up to 18 years living in Camden and Islington who have significant caring responsibility for a family member. The service offers whole family support, alongside one-one support for young carers and works intensively with families…

    Camden and Islington Youth Football Club, Inclusion/Disability Sessions Localo Offer Flash

     Saturday, 10am to 12pm, term-time; 11am to 1pm from 15 June
    Football sessions with coaches for children, 7 to 16 years, with special educational needs and disabilities, SEND. No need to book, just turn up and play!

    Centre 404 - Family Carers Reference Group Localo Offer Flash

    This is a forum for family carers caring for someone aged 18 or above with with learning disabilities. This group gives family carers the opportunity to have their say on the big issues facing families in Islington. It meets every two months and has regular…

    Centre 404 - General Localo Offer Flash

    Centre 404 provides support and services to disabled children and Adults with learning disabilities or autism and their families. Supporting Families: Centre 404 offers support to families from birth onwards throughout life. We offer families advice, support and advocacy on all matters that may affect…

    Centre 404 - Support for Working Parents Localo Offer Flash

    Support is offered to working parents/family carers of children and adults with Learning Disabilities and Autism through a telephone helpline operating outside of normal working hours. One to one appointments for evening and weekends can also be made where necessary.  

    The Children's Audiology Service

    The Children’s Tier 2 Audiology Service is provided to all children and young people in Islington between the ages of 6 months and 19 years, if still in education and has developmental problems or a disability where there are concerns about hearing problems requiring audiological…

    Community Paediatrics (Islington) Localo Offer Flash

    The Community Paediatric service in Islington is for children age 0-18 (or up to age 19 if still attending school) with neurodevelopmental conditions or disabilities, and associated health problems. Specialist Paediatricians undertake assessment, diagnosis and management of children with a range of developmental difficulties and…

    Contact - for families with disabled children Localo Offer Flash

    Contact is a national charity that helps and supports parents of all disabled children - no matter what their disability or health condition. This charity can help parents to find their nearest group, or to set up a new one. There is also a large…

    Creative Art Group for autistic children and young people Localo Offer Flash

     See Zoom timetable online
    The creative communication group will run every Thursday during term time (on Zoom until Covid lockdown ends) and will be a fun and safe place for children with social communication difficulties such as autism or ADHD to come together, meet other children and try new…

    Cygnet Programme (Specialist Programme) Localo Offer Flash

    WHAT IS THIS PROGRAMME? The Cygnet programme is for parents/carers of children who have a confirmed diagnosis of autism (aged between 5 ½ -18 years old). The Cygnet Programme provides parents and carers with support, information and extra strategies to more effectively respond to the…

    Cystic Fibrosis Trust

    The Cystic Fibrosis Trust is the UK's only national charity dealing with all aspects of Cystic Fibrosis.

    DFN MoveForward Localo Offer Flash

    DFN-MoveForward coordinates and ensures long-term, differentiated support to young people with mild to moderate learning disabilities to enable them to transition into sustained paid work.

    Disability Sports Coach Localo Offer Flash

     Term-time only; Saturday, 10-11 (5 to 11 year olds); 11am to 1pm (11+ and adults; older children from the first session are welcome to stay on for the second session at no extra cost).
    Join our multi-sports club for children and young people with disabilities aged 5 to adults. Our weekly club sessions are an opportunity to: have fun and make friends; enjoy and experience Paralympic and multi-sports including football, Boccia, sitting volleyball, dance, golf, and many more; get active with professional…

    Disabled Children's Service (DCS) Localo Offer Flash

    Islington Council Disabled Children’s Service is an integrated, multi-agency and co-located partnership of services offering information, advice, assessment, intervention and support to children with severe and complex Disability needs who may receive Special Educational Needs (SEN) Support Plan in School or have an Education Health…

    Disabled Children's Social Work Team (DCT) Localo Offer Flash

    The Disabled Children’s Team is part of the Disabled Children’s Service co-located with Health professionals at the Northern Health Centre. The team works with disabled children with severe and complex needs to provide statutory social work services as set out in National and Departmental legislative…

    Disabled Children’s Consultation and Advice Team (DCCATS) Localo Offer Flash

    Disabled Children’s Consultation and Advice Team (DCCAT) are based at the Lough Road Centre How do we work? The Disabled Children’s Consultation and Advice Team does not case hold, but are a small team of three advisors with a wide range of experience, skills and…

    Disabled Children’s Direct Payments Team (DPT) Localo Offer Flash

    The Disabled Children’s Direct Payments Team is based at the Lough Rd Centre. The team works closely with the Disabled Children’s Social Work Team (DCT) and the Disabled Children’s Family Support and Reviewing Team (FSRT) to set up child in need Support Plans and Personal…

    Disabled Children’s Family Outreach Team (FOT) Localo Offer Flash

    The Family Outreach Team in Islington is a new service that was launched in October 2020. Our team works in partnership with parents, disabled young people, schools and professionals to help support families with a child or young person with a disability where there are…

    Disabled Children’s Family Support and Reviewing Team (FSRT) Localo Offer Flash

    The Disabled Children’s Family Support and Reviewing Team (FSRT) is based at the Lough Road Centre. The team is part of the Disabled Children's Service (DCS). All the children accessing this service will have a Child in Need (CIN) support plan and Personal Budget (PB)…

    Disabled Children’s Transforming Care, Prevention and Support Service (TCaPS) Localo Offer Flash

    Transforming Care, Prevention and Support (TCaPS) is an outreach service managed by Islington which operates in Islington, Camden and Haringey. The overall aim of the TCaPS service is prevent families from going into crisis, and ultimately to reduce Tier 4 hospital admissions and residential placements…

    Disabled Swim Session, Archway Leisure Centre

     Thursday, 5-6pm and Saturday, 4.30-6pm
    Swimming sessions for disabled people.  There is a pool hoist and accessible changing area and toilet, and special pool wheelchairs that can go in the shallow area. The session is also open to family/friends/carers The event is organised by GLL

    Down's Syndrome Support Group London Localo Offer Flash

    Provides information about the London support network for parents of children with Down's Syndrome.

    Downright Excellent Localo Offer Flash

     Friday and Saturday, 9am to 1pm; term-time only
    A stay and play session providing speech and language, occupational therapy and support for children with Down’s Syndrome and their families. For families London wide.

    Early Years Area SENCO Team Localo Offer Flash

    The team aims to improve the quality of provision for children with special educational needs and disabilities in early years settings across the maintained, voluntary, private and independent sectors. We work with Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators (SENCOs), staff and parents in settings, following the code…

    Early Years Development Team Localo Offer Flash

    The Early Years Development Team (EYDT) provides an integrated approach to the assessment, management and transition of children with physical disabilities, speech, language and communication needs or developmental delay. The team focuses on working with children who are under 5 alongside their families and will…

    Elfrida Society Islington Localo Offer Flash

    Registered charity which offers a range of services for people with learning difficulties, including education and supported living projects. The Parents Project provides support services for parents with learning difficulties who are living with their children or have limited contact or have lost children to…

    Family Based Short Breaks Team Localo Offer Flash

    The Family Based Short Breaks Team offers a regular overnight or weekend breaks in another family home to children or young people with disabilities.  Eligible children and young people will have been assessed as needing this service through a social work assessment  by the Disabled Children's Social…

    Family Fund Localo Offer Flash

    Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families on low incomes raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people. Last year, we provided 88,407 grants and services worth over £33 million to families across the UK. We believe that all families…

    Female Football Sessions for under and over 18s with Mixed Disabilities and Learning Disabilities Localo Offer Flash

     Under 18s Friday, 7-8pm and Over 18s Wednesday 6-7pm
    Arsenal in the Community are running female specific football Sessions for under and over 18s with Mixed Disabilities and Learning Disabilities. Sessions for under 18s take place every Friday, 7-8pm at William Tyndale School Football Pitch. Sessions for over 18s take place every Wednesday, 6-7pm…

    Fledglings Localo Offer Flash

    Fledglings is a registered charity and not-for-profit organisation which helps parents and carers of a child with special needs of any kind to find simple, affordable solutions to practical problems. Fledglings offers a free product search service to locate toys, clothing, developmental aids and other…

    Football Sessions for Adults with Learning Disabilities Localo Offer Flash

     Thursday, 11.30am-1.30pm
    Arsenal in the Community are running football sessions for adults with learning disabilities. There are also sessions for visually impaired and blind people (over 14s), upper and lower body amputees, deaf (under 18s) and people with mental health diagnoses. To find out more about any…

    Football Sessions for Deaf or Hard of Hearing Children Localo Offer Flash

     Sunday, 11am to 12.30pm (dates tbc, phone or email for details)
    This session, run by Arsenal in the Community, is open to all children and young people, girls and boys, under 18.

    Growing Hope King's Cross

    Growing Hope is a charity providing free therapy for children and young people with additional needs living in Camden and Islington in partnership with King's Cross Church. We aim to grow hope for children through the provision of free therapy services. Hope for families through…

    Hearing Impairment Unit at Laycock School Localo Offer Flash

    This is a unit attached to a mainstream school which caters for children with hearing impairment.

    Hillside Clubhouse Localo Offer Flash

    MHWI/HILLSIDE COVID19 POSITION The Mental Health Working Islington employment support offer continues.  The service supports people into work, training and volunteering as well as providing wellbeing supports to those seeking work and volunteering and is well connected to other services for connecting into other supports…

    I CAN Localo Offer Flash

    I CAN is the children’s communication charity. I CAN works to develop speech, language and communication skills for all children. I CAN works to ensure all people who have a responsibility to children, either directly or indirectly, from parents and teachers to policy makers, understand…

    Ice Skating for People with Sensory Impairments and Complex Needs Localo Offer Flash

     Wednesday, 11am to 12pm, term-time only.
    Ever tried ice skating? Ever wanted to? These sessions are accessible to pretty much everyone with a sensory impairment or complex need and they are on-going throughout the year during term time. You will have experienced skaters on the ice ready and willing to lend…

    Inclusion Works, Elfrida Rathbone Localo Offer Flash

    Inclusion works is a supported employment project for 16-25 year olds living in Islington, Camden and the City of London who have mild/moderate learning disabilities and/or autism.  Young people are supported with training, group work and 1:1 support on their journey to work or volunteering.…

    Islington Additional Needs and Disability Service (IANDS) Localo Offer Flash

    The Islington Additional Needs and Disability Service supports children and young people with additional needs and disabilities to reach their full potential. This can mean being active in their community, developing friendships and enjoying an ordinary life the same way as other children. We also…

    Islington Boat Club, After-School Club for Young People with SEN and Disabilities Localo Offer Flash

     Thursday, 4.30pm start (session lasts 2-3 hours); term-time only
    The after-school club supports a small number of children and young people over a long period of time to progress them to the point where they can integrate into the open access youth club. Our inclusive activities give participants the opportunity to try something new…

    Islington Dyslexia Network Localo Offer Flash

    The Islington Dyslexia Network offers a full literacy assessment, and gives specialistadvice about reading, writing and spelling difficulties. Every member of the team is trained as an SpLD assessor and is a member of AMBDA (Associate Member of the British Dyslexia Association).

    Islington Dyslexia Support Group Localo Offer Flash

    we offer a helpline to parents We offer a a computerised learning program aimed at developing touch typing and literacy skills for children and young people aged between 7 and 16. classes take place on Monday and Friday evenings from 5.15pm for 1 hour. Classes…