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Weekly News - 20th May 2024

Welcome to our newsletter for this week. 

This week we have Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)Makaton Signing for Babies and FamiliesRuth's Speech and Language groups, Early Development - Busy Bees and DucklingsOnline Yoga for 16+Made with Music for Smilers and Youth (ages 8-18)Family swim at Bramley Baths and Football for ages 4-16.

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

Leeds Marathon - Thank you, Emily & Ben

We’d like to give a huge thank you to Emily Drake and Ben Coulson, who both ran the Rob Burrow Leeds Marathon last Sunday to raise money for Sunshine & Smiles!

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Research: Transition from Mainstream Primary to Special Secondary School

Sarah Magill is seeking to interview 8-12 parents/carers who have a child in Year 7 or 8 at a state special school but went to a mainstream primary school.

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George Webster Talk

At this special event, he will read excerpts from his books This is Me? And Why Not? And will talk about his life, his career and how we are all unique, all talented and special. 

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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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Leeds SEND Services Update

Dan Barton, Deputy Director (Learning) at Leeds City Council, has sent a message regarding SENSAP leadership

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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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What's on this week

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

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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

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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

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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

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Early Development Group - Ducklings

Early Development Group - Ducklings

Next date: Tue, 21st May 2024, 12:30-14:00

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Made with Music for Smilers and Youth (ages 8-18)

Made with Music for Smilers and Youth (ages 8-18)

Next date: Sat, 25th May 2024, 11:15-12:15

Join us for musical fun followed by coffee and a chat

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Family swim at Bramley Baths

Family swim at Bramley Baths

Every other Saturday, 15:15-17:15
Next date: Sat, 25th May 2024

Our next family swim session

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Football for ages 4-16

Football for ages 4-16

Next date: Sun, 26th May 2024, 10:00-11:00

Join us for some football fun!

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Individual Support over the holidays

Individual Support over the holidays

Next date: Mon, 27th May 2024 - Fri, 31st May 2024

We are still here for you over the holidays

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Siblings Group

Siblings Group

Every other Wednesday, 18:30-20:00
Next date: Wed, 29th May 2024

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

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Individual Support Sessions

Individual Support Sessions

Every Monday
Next date: Mon, 3rd Jun 2024 - Fri, 7th Jun 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, 3rd Jun 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, 3rd Jun 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, 4th Jun 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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