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SEN Activities in and around Torbay

SEN Activities
A range of businesses and organisations are now offering SEN Activities in and around Torbay as a provision for their customers. This enables greater accessibility and inclusion for families and individuals with additional needs to be able to enjoy what they offer.
We thought it would be great to gather details about these and put them in a central location. We wanted to make it as easy as possible for families to be able to find out information they need.
  • Are you a business or organisation that offers SEN Activities?
  • Do you know of one that happens near you?

Email us with the details so they can be added to our directory at hello@senseabilities.org.uk

SEN Activities in and around Torbay

Play Cafe – Torquay

Play Cafe SEN Sunday

SEN Sundays

Exclusively for children with additional needs, the Play Cafe opens their doors an hour before their official opening time.

For more information why not visit their website HERE

 

 

 

 

 


Quiet Hour at the Entertainer – Torquay

Quiet Hour at The Entertainer Torquay

Starting Saturday (3rd March) in all of their stores for the first hour of trade The Entertainer will:

Turn the music off

Turn off loud demo products

To enable the shopping experience to be less daunting for their customers

Store information can be found HERE   

 

 

 


Torquay Museum – Torquay

Torquay Museum Backpacks

The Torquay Museum have backpacks available to borrow for families and individuals with additional needs.

These include things like ear defenders and fidget toys to help support visits and make them more enjoyable.

 

For more information on this and the Museum please visit HERE

 

 


Morrisons ‘Quieter Hour’ – Paignton

Morrisons Quieter Hour Paignton

During Quieter Hours, stores will:

Dim the lights

Turn music and radio off

Avoid making tannoy announcements

Reduce movement of trolleys and baskets

Turn checkout beeps and other electrical noises down

Place a poster outside to tell customers it’s Quieter Hour

For more information on the store please visit HERE


Bear Feet VIP Club – Newton Abbot

Bear Feet Newton Abbot

Exclusively for children with autism or additional needs. Join them fortnightly from Sunday 9th September 9am – 10am.

Evidence of additional needs need to be brought with first visit.

For more information on Bear Feet visit their website HERE

 

 

 

 

 


iBounce Trampoline Park – Newton Abbot

ibounce Trampoline Park

iBOUNCE ADDITIONAL NEEDS SESSIONS

Do you have a friend or family member who may benefit from a calmer or quieter session?

Additional Needs sessions at iBounce are a brilliant way for your loved one to burn off some energy in a safe, relaxed and less crowded environment.

These slots are available to attend on a weekly basis.

For more information you can visit their site HERE


Home Bargains – Newton Abbot

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Home Bargains introduces quiet hour for shoppers with autism

DISCOUNT shop Home Bargains has introduced a weekly quiet hour to create a calmer environment for shoppers with autism.

The quiet shopping hour takes place every Saturday, between 9am to 10am  and will sees the stores’ music turned off and its tannoy set aside, used for urgent announcements only.

For more information you can visit HERE 


Tubers – Newton Abbot & Torquay

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Tubers Academy Special Provisions Program

Tubers Academy is an inclusive and welcoming environment where young people of all backgrounds can learn professional video production and digital media skills.

Through the Tubers Academy Special Provisions Program, students learn 1-2-1 or in small groups on a variety of video projects, helping improve their feeling of achievement and self worth, as well as their communication and social skills.

For more information you can visit their site HERE

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