TJGF helps Moving Senses with our Community Project Grant to Help support young people with disabilities in our community

Moving Senses aim is to provide mixed play facilities for disabled children /young people including their siblings. This involves sensory workshops alongside traditional play.

The organisation advances the life and wellbeing of children and young people aged 5-19 years through the provision of recreational, educational and leisure time activities provided in the interest of social welfare, emotional and physical development and designed to improve their conditions of life. By providing support and activities we develop their skills, capacities and capabilities to enable them to participate fully in society.

To develop social skills and building of relationships with peer groups/ friendships by participating in programme on offer.

  • Build confidence and raise self-esteem through group work experience
  • To stimulate and increase the mental and physical wellbeing of disabled children through access to an inclusive programme
  • Increase emotional wellbeing, physical activity through accessing fun, challenging and informal educational activities
  • Disabled children and young people have an enriching and positive experience through programme offer
  • Improve communication and personal skills through sensory activities
  • Children and young people from a range of diverse backgrounds and abilities will learn together about the importance and values of inclusion.
  • Reduce social isolation of disabled children and young people

Alongside this will make a difference to the lives of parents & carers by

  • Increase respite and short breaks for parents and carers.
  • To enhance parents and carers knowledge through development of their child’s progression.
  • To provide parents with advice and guidance surrounding development of child.
  • To provide information of other services that parent and careers can access.
  • Increase in parents and carers network and support to each other.