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Mencap - Gig Buddies

What is Gig Buddies?

Gig Buddies is a project that matches people with a learning disability with a volunteer who shares similar interests to engage nightlife activities together.

The aim of the project is to support people with a learning disability to develop new social circles and informal support networks to go out and do the things they enjoy. 

Watch this video to hear Russell Howard explain more about Gig Buddies.


Fusion: Adventures in digital art


Bradford City Disability FC Short Breaks 

A short video about our short breaks project run in conjunction funded by Bradford Council for young people with disabilities up to 18 years old.


What Is Signs of Safety?


KIDS YPEG member Jim at the Making Participation Work conference

Videos for deaf young people

Deaf teens tell us what life is like for them and share top tips with each other in our ‘Videos for deaf teens’ playlist.



Hearing aids and technology videos

Our audiologist takes us step-by-step through hearing aids, radio aids and amplified phones in our ‘How to videos: equipment for deaf childrenplaylist.

Other resources Video transcripts of many of our videos are available for you to download.

DEX Deaf Youth Council Information Video for deaf young people

Employable Me: Trailer - BBC Two


Corrie's Liam Bairstow: 'Amazing to be considered a role model'

Coronation Street's Liam Bairstow says it's an honour to be considered a role model for people with Down’s Syndrome.

Working with people with autism: the professionals

Supported Internship Programme - ShipIey College

School Of Rock & Media Ltd - The Ectixs band

Supported Internship Programme - ShipIey College

The buzz publication - by young disabled people in Bradford district


#MyBradford - Bradford Disability Sport & Leisure


Bradford's Short Breaks for young people with additional needs

AWARE Video 

Airedale & Wharfedale Autism Resource (AWARE) is a group especially for families, children, young people who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder. The video shows some of the activities young people can get involved with at some of the groups.

Doe Park Outdoor activities

Doe Park is Bradford’s specialist centre for outdoor activities and education, situated on Doe Park reservoir in Denholme. Canoeing, sailing and windsurfing courses are available for families and individuals. Pay & Play sessions are available during the summer. There are accessible boats and kayaks and ramped access into the water.

Who is it for? Children and young people and their families.

How do I access it? Open May to September. Contact the centre for further information and prices.

Clockhouse - Clockhouse is a Respite Centre in Keighley providing Short Breaks for young people with complex needs. It provides young people with the opportunity to make friends and develop independence, and families a break from their caring role.

Shine Together Youth Group - Shine Together is a youth group for disabled young people aged 13-25

Bradford Disability Play Day Aug 2016

What is the UK Youth Parliament

"Rally Round" Supporting Carers

Rally Round welcomes you as part of Carers Week 2016. Carers do an amazing job and we would like to think Rally Round can help click here to view the Rally Round website for more information or view the Rally Round video below.

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