Advice and information

Saturday 30 July
Lochore Meadows Country Park, KY5 8BA

Appaws_for_Autism_200x188Appaws for Autism

Appaws helps create Acceptance, provide Advocacy and promote Awareness for all ASD children/adults within society and communities everywhere.

As a charity we train either your own dog to be an autism specific Assistance dog or we will source a pup/dog for you and we will do the training specific to your ASD loved one's needs.

We will continue to provide 24/7 support and Advice whilst continuing our work to talk about awareness of autism in all sectors of life. Our aim is to help others see the amazing abilities in this invisible disability.

We also run two fun clubs one in Leven and one in Dunfermline.

Find out more about Appaws for Autism

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Come along and find out about the youth project, set up in 2015 for young people between 10 and 18 who are affected by deafness.

The project runs various clubs including for parents as well as BSL classes allowing young deaf people to learn sign language with similarly aged peers. The activities are free to get involved with and include day trips including climbing walls, skiing/snow-boarding and ten-pin bowling to name a few.

Find out more about Deaf Action Youth Project

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Experience different types of sight loss through our simulation glasses.

You can also find out about the optician at Fife Society for the Blind, Scotland's first charity run optician. Also, take the chance to find out about some of the everyday aids and equipment which makes living with sight loss on a daily basis, easier.

There'll also be a wide range of information available with helpful staff to answer any questions.

Find out more about Fife Society for the Blind.

 

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Homelands Trust, self-catering lodges

Come along and find out about the charity's four self-catering lodges, built accommodate people with a range of disabilities.

Facilities include a wet-room, with ceiling-tracking hoist and a range of additional specialist equipment to support guests. There's also a café and drop-in/therapy centre (the Paxton Centre) offering a range of activities including mindfulness, yoga, art workshop, carer support group and counselling.

Find out more about Homelands Trust self-catering lodges

National Deaf Children's society (NDCS)

NDCS is a charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people. NDCS believe deaf children can do anything other children can do, given early diagnosis and the right support from the start.

Advisors will be there to provide free information and support to families in addition to teaching fingerspelling, some basics signs with the chance to try some hearing aids.

Find out more about NDCS

 

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We will be on hand to provide support, advice and information for people with communication support needs and their families.

Our Inclusive Communication project team will also be on hand to help improve inclusion and involvement with people with complex communication needs.

In addition, our arts team will also be running lots of fun activities including outdoor crafts and spin art.

Find out more about the services we offer.

TheRings 200x180The Rings: accessible holiday accommodation

Flexible self-catering accommodation built on our small farm just outside Cupar which is suitable for the whole family. It can accommodate up to 16 in eight en-suite bedrooms, many with wet rooms.

The Rings is a bespoke architecturally designed building by Architects Chambers McMillan who themselves have a daughter who is a wheelchair user.

Find out more about The Rings accessible holiday accommodation.

 

Guide Dogs Scotland

When someone loses their sight, we're here to make sure they don't lose their independence as well.

We support people with sight loss throughout Scotland.

We won't rest until people who are blind or partially sighted can enjoy the same freedom of movement as everyone else.

So if you'd like to know more about our services, or how you can help make a life-changing difference by volunteering, fundraising, donating or campaigning, we'd love to hear from you.

Find out more about Guide Dogs Scotland

 

Homelands Fife

Wheelchair accessible luxury self-catering holiday lodges and disability accessible lodges nestled in mature woodlands in the East Neuk village of Lundin Links. Recently built to the highest standard, all equipped with an extensive range of disability support equipment to help you unwind and enjoy a memorable stay.

Find out more about Homelands Fife