Take a break

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Lincolnshire County Council offers subsidised short breaks.         This is for families living in Lincolnshire who have a child with a disability between 0 – 18 years of age.        Children can enjoy a holiday with or without their parents,        Click picture on the right for more information.        There is a variety of activities on offer.                  (updated)

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Helpsheet

Options Group has produced a helpsheet about planning an autism-friendly holiday.

Wildside Venture

The Wildside Venture offers outdoor short breaks to adults with learning disabilities and autism.        Click icon for details.         See also:  about

Sand le mere

Sand le mere seaside holiday park has a sensory playroom.            The seaside holiday park near Withernsea has also provided a second room as a place of rest and comfort for parents … has a soft setting where parents can calm their children down.        See:  holiday village         find us         area map          Sand le mere holiday village, Tunstall, Yorkshire, HU120JN.

Magic Moments

Magic Moments have a caravan seven miles from Skegness.         PAACT support group says it has had good feedback about them.          It is available to any family affected by disability or illness.          Prices are discounted.           See also  website         Terms & conditions

Hesley Cottages

Hesley House Cottages – self-catering for children with special needs, near Skegness.              For more information click icon.

Thomas Centre

The Thomas Centre offers much sought after specialist holidays at their site near Louth, Lincolnshire.             It is located near to the coast.             Suitable for supported living or residential care providers.               For more information click icon.

Respite Association

The Respite Association is a charity that can help with the cost of respite care.        See their website.         To apply for help see  Contact Us            (01566) 783383       help@respiteassociation.org          They have published outlines of cases of families they have helped.

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