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If you would like to include an event on the Index Noticeboard or in The Index Newsletter please contact the Disability Index Administrator:







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!




The Sunshine Club


To support carers/parents of children and young people with special needs. Sharing professional input and supporting each other.


When:  Every Wednesday

Time:  10.00am - 12.00pm

Where:  Western Vale Integrated Children's Centre, Station Road, Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan, CF61 1ST


For more information please contact: 





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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National Autistic Society Cardiff & Vale Branch Coffee Morning

Where:  Pioneer Hall, Beryl Road, Barry, CF62 8DN

When:  Saturday 12 November 2016

Time:  10.30am - 12.00pm


Have a cuppa and a cake while talking to other parent/carers of children, young people and adults with autism in a friendly and welcoming environment.


These sessions are not restricted to National Autistic Society (NAS) branch members - anyone who would like to know more about autism is welcome, no diagnosis of autism is necessary!


For more information please contact:


Afasic Cymru Parent Support Group


Where: Afasic Cymru, Titan House, Cardiff Bay Business Centre, Lewis Road, Ocean Park, Cardiff, CF24 5BS

When:  Wednesday 2 & 30 November 2016

Time:  10.00am - 12.00pm


Does your child have difficulties talking and understanding language?


Come along to meet other families in a similiar situation...

  • Find out what to do if your child has difficulties with talking and/or understanding
  • Find out how to get extra help for your child
  • Get information, share ideas, advice, learn practical and fun stuff to try at home to encourage language development

For more information please contact Esther:



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Dimensions Autism Friendly Screenings

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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