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Weekly News - 13th May 2024

Welcome to our newsletter for this week. 

This week we have Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)Makaton Signing for Babies and Families,  Early Development - Caterpillars and TadpolesCricket for young people aged 12-25 yearsSiblings GroupOnline Karaoke Session for ages 10+Made with Music for Sunflowers (Ages 2-8) and Speech and Language Opt-in Sessions.

We are really excited that a team of young people from Sunshine & Smiles will be taking part in the Yorkshire Ability Triathlon this Sunday; could you consider sponsoring them?

As always we are available by telephone and email for advice, support and signposting – please don’t hesitate to get in touch at any time.

Weekday: 07442 332678

Weekend: 07472 320168 

Email: adminteam@sunshineandsmiles.org.uk

Latest news

Yorkshire Ability Triathlon

On Sunday 19 May a team of amazing young people from Sunshine & Smiles will take part in the Yorkshire Ability Triathlon at Leeds Beckett University. 

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Leeds SEND Services Update

Dan Barton, Deputy Director (Learning) at Leeds City Council, has issued a letter regarding the next stage in the improvement of SEND service in Leeds.

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Interplay Theatre Sensory Open Days

Fun, free arcade game-themed creative sessions at Interplay National Sensory Theatre

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21 Co. Raffle

We have a gorgeous hamper full of 21 Co. gifts, treats and goodies and treats to raffle (worth £100-£150).

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Refresh Carers - Summer Course

Refresh Carers are running a summer course:  Empowering unpaid parent carers for positive change.

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Research - Participants Required

Take part in a study focusing on the correlation between stress, quality of life and occupational participation in health-promoting activities among parents with children with learning disabilities

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What's on this week

Individual Support Sessions

Individual Support Sessions

Every Monday
Next date: Mon, 13th May 2024 - Fri, 17th May 2024

9:30am-2:30pm: Face to face, phone or video support available

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Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Every Monday, 10:30-12:00
Next date: Mon, 13th May 2024

Join us with your little one for play and a cuppa, with some singing and signing too

Find out more
Makaton Signing for Babies and Families

Makaton Signing for Babies and Families

Next date: Mon, 13th May 2024, 12:30-13:30

A six week course to learn some Makaton signing

Find out more
Early Development Group - Caterpillars

Early Development Group - Caterpillars

Next date: Tue, 14th May 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Early Development Group - Tadpoles

Early Development Group - Tadpoles

Next date: Wed, 15th May 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Cricket for young people aged 12-25 years

Cricket for young people aged 12-25 years

Next date: Wed, 15th May 2024, 18:30-19:30

Cricket will be back at Meanwood Cricket Club this week, weather depending.

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Siblings Group

Siblings Group

Every other Wednesday, 18:30-20:00
Next date: Wed, 15th May 2024

The Sunshine & Smiles Siblings Group is a fun but safe space for siblings of those with Down syndrome.

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Online Karaoke Session for ages 10+

Online Karaoke Session for ages 10+

Every other Thursday, 19:00-20:00
Next date: Thu, 16th May 2024

Join us online for singing fun with Kerry

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Made with Music for Sunflowers (Ages 2-8)

Made with Music for Sunflowers (Ages 2-8)

Next date: Sat, 18th May 2024, 11:15-12:15

A fantastic and fun music session for ages 2-8, followed by time for refreshments and a chat

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Speech and Language Opt-in Sessions

Speech and Language Opt-in Sessions

Next date: Sun, 19th May 2024

Book into an online Speech and Language Session

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Ruth's Speech and Language groups

Ruth's Speech and Language groups

Next date: Mon, 20th May 2024

Ruth's Speech & Language Groups

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Individual Support Sessions

Individual Support Sessions

Every Monday
Next date: Mon, 20th May 2024 - Fri, 24th May 2024

9:30am-2:30pm: Face to face, phone or video support available

Find out more
Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Every Monday, 10:30-12:00
Next date: Mon, 20th May 2024

Join us with your little one for play and a cuppa, with some singing and signing too

Find out more
Makaton Signing for Babies and Families

Makaton Signing for Babies and Families

Next date: Mon, 20th May 2024, 12:30-13:30

A six week course to learn some Makaton signing

Find out more
Early Development Group - Busy Bees

Early Development Group - Busy Bees

Next date: Tue, 21st May 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

Find out more
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