Registered Charity Number  1179383


Details of a larger selection of Service Providers are avalable on the Local Offer.

The Compass Card is a discount card for 0 to 25 year olds with significant special educational needs or disabilities in Brighton and Hove or West Sussex. You can use the card at lots of leisure venues to get discounts or special offers – so you end up paying less to have fun!

Lazer World Crawley hold Autism friendy sessions 2nd Tuesday of every month

All Woods for Learning Sessions are inclusive, but they also run separate sessons. 

Time Aside Sensory Art sessions uses non directive strategies to meet the needs of many needs groups and individuals.  They run regular sessions for all families of children or young people with additional needs.  These sessions are funded by West Sussex Council's 'Short Breaks' programme. 

Squiggles is an art group for young people, which meets every Saturday during term time - £5 per session. Each session provides the opportunity to work on filling sketchbooks with creative experiments.

Treasure Chest Soft Play Centre Crawley,  hold a specific session towards the end of each month for children with  special needs and their families

Crawley Flamingoes (Swimming Group for physically disabled 18+ year-olds) has operated from Crawley Leisure Centre for over 40 years. Meeting on a Tuesday evening between 7:45pm and 8:45pm, they provide a regular session for people with physical disabilities who wish to swim within a safe and secure environment.

Scott Cinema East Grinstead  hold an Autism-friendly ‘Supportive Screenings’ every second Sunday of the month at 10.30am,(carer goes free with holder of Compass card).

Cineworld host an autism friendly cinema screening on the first Sunday of every month at 11am.

IMPORTANT;  Cineworld Crawley have recently refurbished the foyer. Stations have changed location & there is now a shiny black floor with bright silver sparkles & bright blue ceiling lights that reflect onto floor giving impression of being below floor surface. This has unfortunately caused anxiety for some of our kids. . 

The Springboard Project is a community based charity that provides inclusive play and leisure opportunities for families with young children and fun short breaks for children and teenagers with disabilities .

Springboard Houses are open as drop-in centres for any family to bring their children and enjoy our play facilities during the week. The centres are accessible with ceiling hoists and changing facilities and lifts.

The Springboard Project welcomes children and young people with or without disabilities and their families for inclusive play and social opportunities.

Yippee is the YMCA’s playscheme for children aged 5-11 with a wide range of disabilities and complex needs. Yippee provides age appropriate activities for children, ensuring that they can play with friends and try out new activities, whilst giving families some support.

Yip4Youth is the YMCAyouth club, weekend and school holiday scheme for 12-18 year olds with disabilities and complex needs.Yip4Youth ensures that young people with disabilities can meet up with friends and try out new activities in a safe and friendly environment. Yip4Youth provides age-appropriate youth-led activities for teenagers, supported by our qualified and experienced staff.

West Sussex County Council provide Children & Family Centres at various locations across Crawley including some with sensory rooms

Crawley Wheels for Wellbeing supports disabled people to cycle in Crawley.  They focus on making cycling accessible to all and have a range of inclusive cycles that will make cycling a fun, healthy option for people who might find regular bikes unsuitable. 

Moving Barriers runs a weekly session on a Friday evening between 6 – 7:30pm at K2 Crawley (in the main hall). This session offers a variety of sporting activities and team games with a fun, competitive element for those that wish to take part.

Footloose Dance Group is a creative dance class for people aged 8 to 25 years with learning difficulties and disabilities. The group which runs every term time Wednesday at Manor Green School 

Club Nights and Autistic Friendly Film Screenings for people with Learning Disabilities and their friends. Fun, friendly, supportive and empowering.