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Keep up to date with What's On... for children and young people with special and particular needs, and their families


September 2017


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






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.


When:  Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday in Term Time

Time: 4.45pm - 5.45pm

Where:  Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF10 5AL


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:




Afasic Cymru Youth Club


Afasic Cymru have opened the doors of their newest youth club which is based in Cardiff and young people from Cardiff and the Vale are welcome to attend!


When:  Every Thursday in Term Time

Time:  6pm - 8pm

Where:  "The Adventure" Scout Hut, Circle Way East, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, CF23 9PD

Cost:  £1 per session


For more information please contact Jo, Project Co-Ordinator

  • 07922 188 009





ADHD Parent / Carer Support Sessions 


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: Thursdays (Fortnightly)

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Where: Ants Inya Pants, Rhymney River Bridge Road, Cardiff, CF23 9AF


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:




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Boxing for Children and Young People with ADHD / Additional Needs

Fortnightly Saturdays

Phoenix ABC Llanrumney, Ball Lane, Llanrumney, Cardiff CF3 4JS

  • 9am - 10am (Ages 6 - 9 years) 
  • 10am - 11am (Ages 10 - 16 years)

Please note: Cost of session is £1.50 per child and booking is essential


  • 07899 712 561



Oshi's World (2)

Oshi's World: Let's Play Coffee Morning! 

Every Saturday

Byrd Crescent Community Centre, Penarth, CF64 3QU

  • 10am - 1pm

Come and have a cuppa with us and enjoy the playtime activities and sensory room.


For families with children with 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:

  • Anna

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Insport Series Event

Friday 8 & Saturday 9 September 2017

National Indoor Athletics Centre (NIAC), Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cyncoed Campus, Cardiff, CF23 6XD

  • 10am - 4pm

Try over 20 sports

  • Suitable for all impairments
  • Family and friends welcome
  • Sports wheelchairs available to use
  • Suitable for ALL ages


  • Insport Series
  • #insportseries


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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:


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Contact Information:

Index Officer

Family Information Service

Dock Office

Subway Road


CF63 4RT


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