SEND - Activities



This Local Offer page is designed to help you find activities in and around Derby that are accessible for children and young people with Special Needs or Disabilities. By searching the activities directory below you can find many fun and exciting things to do in Derby from visiting museums and cinemas, bike riding activities, dance and drama, clubs and groups and many more inclusive things to do. If you know of a service, but can not find them please let us know by filling in our feedback form. Please complete the Local Offer Request form so that we can get more services added to the directory. 

You may find it useful to know where disabled toilets are when you are out and about the Changing Places website can help you find these where ever you are in the country.

In Derby the Lighthouse which is a purpose built environment for disabled children, also has information about activities for disabled children. The Lighthouse offer short breaks for families with children who have a diagnosed disability.

Help with paying for the costs?

Find out more about disability benefits and what you might be able to  claim to help with the costs by visiting the benefits advice page

School holiday activities

Although the summer holidays are over for another year, you can always have a look what the Derby youth clubs are running throughout the rest of the year by searching online

Don't forget that fun the Q Club at the Quad runs all year round too, and our Children's Centres always offer exciting activities for 0-5 year olds so don't miss out and see what is available for your family today. 

Physical activity and sport

Visit the Active Derbyshire website to find out where you can get active by downloading the Clubs and groups database.

You can also visit the Special Olympics Derbyshire website for information on activities for people who have a learning disability.    


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