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Bounce into Christmas with Afasic Cymru


Afasic Cymru invite you to a FREE Infinity Inclusivity bouncing session, followed by festive refreshments and a visit from Father Christmas.


When:  Monday 5 December 2016

Time:  4.30pm - 6.30pm

Where:  Infinity Trampoline Park, St Catherine's Park, Pengam Road, Cardiff, CF24 2RZ


To book please contact Clare on:

  • 029 2046 5854


Please note: Due to the popularity of this FREE event, Afasic Cymru are asking for a refundable deposit of £10 per family to secure your booking. 



Christmas Fun with Cardiff and Vale National Autistic Society (NAS) Branch


Cardiff and Vale NAS Branch invite you to a fun event for families living with Autism.


There will be an 'Animal Encounter', Face Painting, 'Barry the Potter', Arts & Crafts, Relaxed Disco, Sensory Room and more...


When:  Saturday 10 December 2016

Time:  12.00pm - 3.30pm

Where:  Scope Day Opportunities, Hayes Road, Sully, CF64 5SE


For more information please visit:




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Adventure Rangers


Adventure Rangers for children aged 4 to 11 years with disabilities and additional needs who live in the Vale of Glamorgan to attend with their families.


When:  Mondays in Term Time

Time:  4.00pm - 5.15pm

Where:  Flying Start Annex, Holm View Leisure Centre, Skomer Road, Barry, CF62 9DA


For further information contact:









Touch Trust After School Club


We offer a range of Touch Therapy Movement and FUN activities to keep your little ones entertained, with the peace of mind that they’re in good hands.


Our club is for those with Special Needs and other disabilities; however siblings are very welcome to join in on the fun.



Tuesday @ 4.45 pm

Only £5 per child an hour.


Please contact us if you’re interested!






Motion Control Dance


Motion Control Dance offer weekly dance sessions for children, young people and adults with disabilities who love to dance. A great place to meet new friends and have the opportunity to perform at local community events that develop confidence and self-esteem as well as enjoyment for members.


When:  Every Thursday

Time:  4.30pm - 7.30pm

Where:  YMCA Barry, Court Road, Barry, CF63 4EE


For more information please contact:




ADHD Parent Support Group 


Is your child affected by ADHD or waiting diagnosis? Would you benefit from support from other parents? Need information on services and support in the area?


Come and join us for a cuppa, a cake and a chat!


When:   Last Friday of the month

Time:   2.00pm - 3.00pm

Where:   Rhydypennau Library, Llandennis Road, Cardiff, CF23 6EG


For more information please contact ADHD Cardiff:




Oshi's World Free Coffee Morning at Ysgol Y Deri


When:  Every Saturday

Time:  10.00am - 1.00pm

Where:  Ysgol Y Deri, Sully Road, Penarth, CF64 2TP


A fully accessible venue for families with children with special/additional needs, disabilities or life limiting conditions.


Drop in for a cuppa and a cake. Siblings and friends welcome.



For more information please contact Anna via email:





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What makes cinema screenings autism friendly?

  • The lights will be on low

  • The volume will be turned down

  • There will be no trailers at the beginning of the film

  • You'll be able to take your own food and drinks

  • You'll be able to move around the cinema if you like

    For more information please visit the Dimensions webpage on:


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Contact Information:

Disability Index Administrator

Family Information Service

Dock Office

Subway Road


CF63 4RT


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