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IN HARPENDEN

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For young people with additional learning needs aged 13-17. You can get involved with activities, develop skills for independent living and join discussions with Youth Workers on subjects such as relationships, health and emotional wellbeing. Mondays 4.30-6.30pm.

www.ychservicesforyoungpeople.org

01442 454060

Harpenden Young People's Centre, 27 High Street (above The Library), Harpenden, AL5 2RU

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Free. 6.30 - 8.30pm. Making positive choices and moving away from risky behaviour. A safe space to meet new people, develop positive relationships and try out new activities. You can also take part in workshops which develop your skills and confidence. The centre is also equipped with a dance studio, a computer area and a state-of-the-art training kitchen. For ages 13-17 (or 24 for those with special needs or a disability)

www.ychservicesforyoungpeople.org

01442 454060

Harpenden Young People's Centre, 27 High Street (above The Library), Harpenden, AL5 2RU

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With coaching from Watford FC qualified coaches & support from the popular & successful Harpenden Colts, these fully inclusive sessions are fun, free & a great way for footballers of all abilities to get together, practice some skills & get involved in some mini-matches. Boys & girls, aged 6-21, with any kind of learning or physical impairment, are welcome to join these friendly sessions. Alternate Sundays 2-3pm.

www.harpendencolts.com
email via their website

Based in Harpenden

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OUTSIDE HARPENDEN

Aldenham Country Playground is a purpose built multi-sensory play facility for children & young people with disabilities & other special needs. Throughout the week we have a variety of activities on offer. Why not come along & try something new - from fun & games, arts & crafts to meeting our animals. Entry to the Playground is £8 per child for inside and £3 per child for the adventure playground.

aldenhamcountrypark.co.uk
0203 642 4588

Aldenham Road, Elstree, WD6 3BA

We are a purpose-built, voluntarily run riding stable for adults and children with most kinds of disability. Our aim is to give the opportunity of riding to any disabled person who might benefit in their health and well-being.

www.digswellplacerda.org.uk

01707 332159

Digswell Place Stables, Rectory Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 7SU

Our screenings allow people with autism or sensory sensitivity to enjoy a trip to the cinema. We work with ODEON, Cineworld, Vue and Showcase to host Autism Friendly Screenings at over 250 cinemas nationwide. On Sunday mornings films suitable for all audiences are screened in a sensory friendly and inclusive environment. Adjustments at the cinema reduce over-stimulation and create a welcoming place for people with autism, their families, friends and carers.

www.dimensions-uk.org

0300 303 9062

9-10 Commerce Park, Theale, RG7 4AB
Indoors
Refreshments

DJ's Play park is a new and exciting indoor soft play centre. Soft play, imaginary play village, go-karts, basketball, cafe... Open 9.30am - 6pm, 7 days. 3rd Saturday of the month we open at 8.30-9.30am for an Additional Needs session exclusively for SEN children and their families.

www.djsplay.co.uk

01442 232580

Jarman Square, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 4JS

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Virtual/remote options available
Free trial
Booking required

Come along and join a professionally run theatre company that brings everyone together to create and produce inclusive productions to inspire and liberate all involved. All abilities welcome. Increase self confidence in a safe environment. Make new friends and have lots of fun. Online and face to face sessions offered. We also run Yoga sessions, which includes, breathing exercises, yoga poses and mindfulness games.

www.hit-theatre.org.uk

01923 216951

The Pump House, 5 Local Board Road, Watford, WD17 2JP

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An opportunity for children/young adults to create, socialise and develop friendships. Entrance is £2. Parent's get to stay and enjoy refreshments. 3-5pm Saturday - once a month. Check Facebook page for dates.

www.facebook.com
07948 621978

Fleetville Community Centre, Royal Road, St Albans, AL1 4QL

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Playskill

Age: 1 - 5

Booking required

Playskill provides pre-school parent and child playgroups for children with physical difficulty or delay. An Occupational Therapist, Speech and Language Therapist and Paediatric Physiotherapist work within the groups to ensure the maximum progress for the children, with support for parents and the whole family as the centre of the structure.

www.playskill.org

07572 465504

Playskill (Mondays), Le Marie Centre, Watford, WD24 7RX
Playskill (Fridays), Woodfield School, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 8RL
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