SENSORY, PHYSICAL & OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY (SPOT) Services 12-6pm
Providing Sensory (vision and hearing) advice, treatment programs and support within Schools, Home and other settings. Alongside PIMS who provide training, advice and support for pupils/students with physical issues that could effect their successful attendance in school/nursery, e.g. to advise about access issues, toileting management, moving and handling for staff, Evac planning and medication regulated needs whilst in School/nursery. OT focuses on specialist seating and postural management, complex moving and handling issues/solutions, advisors to PIMS re complex access issues into and from school, health and safety advisors elements for some children. Major adaptations experts and advisors – providing services in the Home, schools, respite accommodation, hospitals etc;
Created by parents to make the difference; Home From Home Care provides specialist residential care to adults (18+) with learning disabilities and complex needs, including autism, epilepsy, complex health needs, sensory needs, behaviours that challenge, mobility needs & PMLD and associated mental health needs. We design bespoke support packages and tailor environments to suit each individual’s needs. We use creative solutons and technology to promote independence, support individuals to lead fulfilled and active lives and build on the life skills that young people have been taught at school and college.
Short breaks team in Somerset is run by the Children with Disabilities Team, which is part of the Council’s Children’s services. Members of the team will be attending to talk about how to access the service and find out more about the needs of local families. You can find out more here
CAOT work with parents and carers and their child or young person with a diagnosis of autism aged 0 to 13 years. They provide help to understand a child’s autism; supporting and empowering to provide strategies where needed and increase social opportunities.
They also provide activities for children and young people with autism that would otherwise be inaccessible for many families without support and advice. These include clubs for families and activities during every school holiday.
Niki works with children and adults of all ages and abilities; offering 1:1 or up to 10 in a group.
Rainbow Kids sessions and different massage therapies.
Rainbow Kids- story massage, basic yoga stretches and guided story meditation to name a few.
Indian Head Massage
All adapted to individual need. Niki,s purpose as a qualified carer and massage therapist is to include all people and support young people and adults and offer complimentary therapies through play and relaxation to live a happier and healthier life in this fast paced modern life. Niki meets a small number of children in employed work which is why she is trying to reach others outside her now part time employment.
Children’s World supports inclusion for ALL children through drama, performance, film-making and FUN!
Based in Glastonbury, Children’s World was founded in 1981, to provide educational, social and emotional benefits to children, with particular focus on special needs.
Children’s World delivers unique film, performance and drama based workshops in a variety of settings in Somerset and, occasionally, elsewhere in the UK and internationally.
All our workshops and activities support and encourage inclusion for all children:
Workshops for children with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties
Workshops for children with Severe Learning Difficulties
Workshops for children with Moderate Learning Difficulties/Emotional or Behavioural Difficulties
Community activities accessible to all
Registered charity no. 1172322 (previously 282743)
Local branch of the National Autistic Society, offering support to families throughout Somerset.
We will be joined by Somerset County Councils transport department to discuss arrangements for school transport. They will also be joined by the bus buddies who will be able to talk to you about the local scheme and how to access it.
Carers’ Voice Somerset is an inclusive, membership organisation. We include carers and former carers of people representing a wide range of caring needs, and are open to all those interested in improving the lives of unpaid carers in Somerset
Somerset SENDIAS (Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Information, Advice and Support) can give children, young people (aged 0 to 25) and their parent carers information, advice and support about SEND. This can include information on Education, Health and Care (EHC) Needs Assessments and Plans.
Somerset SENDIAS is an information, advice and support service for:
- parent carers of children and young people (aged 0 to 25) with SEND
- children and young people (aged 0 to 25) with SEND
Emma and Zena will share their knowledge and insights. Drawing on years of experience home educating their own children and supporting many other families with their home education journeys, they will be answering questions families have as they start out or are considering taking those first steps into home education.www.wakeup2life.co.uk
1. Learning and developing outside of the classroom within a natural relaxing environment, that is learner lead by using animals as part of therapy or education for all abilities.
2. A relaxing and mindfulness experiences to think about yourself away from the hussle and bustle of caring for a loved one, recharge your batteries laying in a organic meadow or resting within a hamack and enjoying the fantastic far reaching views.
3. 1/2 term kids days, camp fire cooking of healthily meals, Den building, bug hunting, animal care and lots more, making new friends while having plenty of fresh air and fun.
Carrying out skin care regime consultations. Make up masterclass Sessions, and luxury hand and arm massage.
Somerset Skills and Learning. A leading Somerset-wide adult training, education and apprenticeship provider.
A-Star Aesthetics & Beauty
Mini Indian head massage
Mini hand & arm massage
Mini scalp and facial massage
ADHD Yeovil support families with children who have or are seeking a diagnosis of ADHD. We meet twice a month and organise activities in between.