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About short breaks in Hampshire

What is a Short Break? A Short Break enables children and young people with disabilities and/or additional needs to join in with safe, fun and interesting activities while at the same time giving parents/carers an opportunity to have a short break from caring. There are…

Autism and going to the cinema

As cinemas are often places that are not easily accessible, autism-friendly screenings (AFS) aim to make families feel welcome, comfortable and relaxed in an environment that can otherwise seem traumatic. Families are able to enjoy a film in an environment designed for people on the…

Buddy Scheme

The buddy scheme has been developed to enable disabled young people to access the Community and local Leisure Centres. There are two types of buddy schemes available in Hampshire: Community Buddies and Activity Buddies.  You can find out more about each of these in the…

Communication passports

  Many children and young people are unable to communicate their needs and it can be very time consuming for parents/carers to constantly repeat the same information to activity providers. This is where a communication passport can be very helpful. A passport aims to present…

Leisure and Play Hampshire Gateway

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New Guide to Accessible Britain

New Rough Guide to Accessible Britain Packed with over 180 reviews of accessible and inspiring days out, there’s something for everyone in the Rough Guide to Accessible Britain. The Guide aims to inspire and support people with diverse needs in enjoying the best of Britain’s…

Physical activity guidelines for children and young people

How much physical activity should children and young people aged 5 to 18 do to keep healthy? To stay healthy or to improve health, young people need to do 3 types of physical activity each week: aerobic exercise exercises to strengthen their bones exercises to…

Safe places

Safe Place is a scheme to help you if you get lost, scared or upset when you are out on your own. The Safer Places scheme is to help people when they go out. Sometimes when you go out things can happen and you may…

Theatre – Relaxed Performances (Local and West End)

Relaxed performances are adapted in a number of ways to reduce anxiety and create a supportive atmosphere, including adjusting light and sound levels, providing ‘chill-out’ areas and demonstrating an embracing attitude towards audience noise and movement in the auditorium.

Things to do in Hampshire

Explore the beautiful countryside, visit great attractions and plan fun-filled days out in Hampshire. Visit our website to find details of local attractions, tourist information centes, Hampshire museums, study centres and sports facilities plus many more!
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