WECIL & SENSE will be holding sensory play and inclusive workshops for young disabled people and their families at this year's Harbour Festival
WECIL (West of England Centre for Inclusive Living) are a user-led disabled persons organisation who work across the West of England to create an inclusive society. Sense are a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. They began, and continue, to support people who are deafblind but also support a wide range of people with complex communication needs.
These two will be joining forced to create an accessible haven for young disabled people and young people with learning difficulties in Millennium Square. The space will host a variety of workshops from 11am on Saturday and Sunday. Families with disabled children can come and find out about local services on offer as well as take a break from the busy festival.
Over the weekend there will be music workshops, face painting, sports activities, accessible circus skills and sensory play sessions.
11 am - 12 pm: Music workshop
12 pm - 1 pm: Sense Sensory Play
1 pm - 4 pm: Accessible Circus skills from The Invisible Circus as part of the ‘Invisible Youth’ project.