Autism Friendly Cinema Screenings

Dimensions

https://www.dimensions-uk.org/get-involved/campaigns/autism-friendly-cinema-screenings/

We work with ODEON, Cineworld, Vue and Showcase to host autism friendly screenings at over 300 cinemas nationwide.  On Sunday mornings throughout the month, films suitable for all audiences are screened in a sensory friendly and inclusive environment.  You can search this website to find your nearest viewing.

Days Out

Oxhill - Redwings Oxhill (10 miles south of Stratford-upon-Avon) – Free entry!

https://www.redwings.org.uk/get-involved/visit/oxhill-visitor-centre

Redwings Oxhill is home to almost 90 rescued horses, ponies and donkeys, including the most friendly group of cobs known as "The Breakfast Club" because they’re all named after breakfast items!

Our centre’s staff offer regular ‘Walk and Talk’ tours where you can meet residents large and small – from impressive Shire Major (and his equally giant field mates) to mischievous miniature Shetland Wensley – and our café offers tasty refreshments, while the shop has a range of tempting gifts, homewares and souvenirs.  

Stratford-upon-Avon – MAD (Mechanical, Art and Design) Museum – pay to enter

https://themadmuseum.co.uk/visiting-us/accessibility-and-special-educational-needs/

The MAD Museum is multi-sensory and hands-on. We encourage our visitors to press buttons and interact with tactile objects. Within this venue are a wide variety of sounds, lights, movements and colours on display. These all work together to provide an exciting, multi-sensory experience.The museum also helps with the development of social communication, cognitive skills and visual memory.

Eating Out

Top 10 Accessible Restaurants in Coventry and Warwickshire

https://connectculture.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/accessible-restaurants-connect-culture.pdf

Planning a meal out can be a time-consuming process for a disabled person. We therefore checked out accessible transport links, parking facilities and Changing Places WCs in the area to give you a head start. We have worked hard to find some ‘little gems’ and to provide you with some key access information to make your own informed decisions. We hope you enjoy visiting our Top Ten and please continue to support independent businesses that embrace accessibility and set an example for their competitors. Bon appétit!

Accessible Countryside for Everyone

http://www.accessiblecountryside.org.uk/warwickshire-pubs

Accessible places to eat and drink, Pubs, Bars, Bistros, Restaurants, Hotels, Country Houses, Golf Clubs, anywhere that serves food and drink and is welcoming, wheelchair friendly and accessible in Warwickshire.

Wheelchair Accessible Places to Eat

https://www.gourmetguide.co.uk/city/staffordshire/restaurant-style/wheelchair-accessible?restaurantstyle=0&foodtype=0&goodfor=0&suitablefor=125&filters=1&nearby_miles=&orderby=0

View restaurants by me with key features.

Sports/Leisure Activities - by Area

Bedworth – Bedworth Disabled Swimming Club

https://www.bedworthdisabledswimming.co.uk/club-info/

Welcome to the Bedworth Disabled Swimming Club website. We welcome people with any disability and of any age. We meet every Friday evening at Bedworth Leisure Centre between 6pm and 7pm.

Coventry – Wheels for All

http://cycling.org.uk/cycling-projects-centres/

Coventry is one the latest Wheels for All centres to be launched. The project is still in its infancy and it is a partnership between Coventry Community Leisure and Cycling Projects.

Coventry Wheels for All will be offering weekly sessions at Mouthouse Leisure Centre, Alan Higgs Leisure Centre and the Ricoh Arena.

Each session is between 3pm and 6pm on a Saturday.

Kenilworth - The Kenilworth Centre

www.thekenilworthcentre.com

We run and manage the Centre as a hub for community activities in Kenilworth, including the direct provision of things to do for young people such as junior club, senior club, Saturday cinema and holiday activities.

Various community based programmes of inclusive leisure activities. ILEAP members generally have a mild / moderate learning disability. ILEAP also has a Big Chill Monthly Saturday Club for young people with Additional Needs, aged 12-25 years, and the ILEAP Monthly Bingo Club for people with Additional Needs, aged 12 years and over. Also on Tuesdays.

www.ileap.co.uk

 

Leamington Spa - Jump In Trampoline Park

https://www.gojumpin.com/

Jump In owns and operates a network of Trampoline Parks across the country... and more are coming soon!  Autism friendly and sensory space. 

Leamington Spa - Leam Boat Centre

http://www.leamboatcentre.com/c/892/Disability-Opportunities-and-Info

Here at the Leam Boat Centre our philosophy is simple: if you want to go boating then we will do our best to make it happen for you! 

Nuneaton – Bermuda Adventure Soft Play World

http://www.bermudaplay.co.uk

Bermuda Adventure Soft Play World is a purpose-built soft play facility, located in Nuneaton, suitable for children up to 12 years old.

The centre is owned and managed by Nuneaton & Bedworth Leisure Trust (NBLT), which is a non-for-profit organisation and registered charity, serving the community through the provision of education, recreational, sporting and other leisure activities. 

Nuneaton and Bedworth - Disability Football Sessions

http://www.nbleisuretrust.org/services/sports-development-training/disability-sports

We provide disability sports and activities for children across the spectrum of disabilities and are proud to be funded by BBC Children in Need to delivery disability activities in the community.

Nuneaton and North Warwickshire – Equestrian, Horse Therapy and Disabled Riding Centre

http://www.nnwec.org.uk/

We offer lessons for both children & adults who experience a wide range of disabilities. Riding presents a stimulating, enjoyable challenge and helps to improve co-ordination and balance. When newly found capabilities begin to overtake previously excepted disabilities, a greater degree of confidence and happiness is attained. In addition we have recently introduced Horse Therapy sessions for people who cannot or do not wish to ride.  

Rugby – Rugby Sports for the Disabled Association

http://www.rugbysda.org.uk/

Offers a variety of sports activities for all levels and all types of disability.

South Warwickshire - Equine Learning

https://www.equinelearning.org.uk

Equine Learning has been offering horse riding lessons and therapeutic horsemanship sessions in South Warwickshire since 2008. We are based at Wootton Park, in a beautiful 360 acre estate near Henley-in-Arden. We offer horse riding and therapeutic horsemanship to people in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Redditch, Leamington Spa, Henley-in-Arden, Solihull and all the surrounding areas. We work with schools, care providers, Local Authority departments and individuals to offer our inclusive lessons, sessions, camps and other programmes to mainstream and disabled and disadvantaged adults, children and young people from Warwickshire and across the UK. 

Stratford-upon-Avon – Free Swimming Lessons (dependent upon funding)

http://warwickshire.vision/news/free-swimming-lessons-disabled-children-stratford-upon-avon

Level Water is offering free swimming lessons for disabled children. We fund lessons for children: Aged 4 to 11; with a physical; hearing or visual disability; without a behavioural, social or learning difficulty; who cannot swim ten metres. 

Warwickshire – Warwickshire Bears Wheelchair Basketball

https://bearswbc.co.uk/

Warwickshire - A Variety of Inclusive Leisure Opportunities Across Warwickshire

https://www.warwickdc.gov.uk/info/20244/sports/485/disability_sport

Warwickshire - Sports Club Directory: find a club near you

https://parasport.org.uk/find-a-club

Warwickshire – Coventry Blaze

http://www.coventryblaze.co.uk/community/about

The Blaze Community Foundation runs alongside Coventry Blaze Ice Hockey Club providing community work and sporting opportunities to children and young adults of all abilities within the Coventry and Warwickshire area. Our aim is to promote not just ice hockey, but sport in general. We work closely with several organisations throughout Coventry and Warwickshire to help improve participation levels across all sports and give many children the opportunity to try sports such as ice hockey.