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Caudwell Children run FANTASTIC, FREE, FUN opportunities for young people with a disability and their families.

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Available Short Break Opportunities:


Then why not join one of our free Short Breaks activity clubs?

Caudwell Children are proud to work in partnership with Staffordshire County Council to Deliver Short Breaks as Part of their  ‘Aiming High’ initiative.

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Our regular weekend virtual activity clubs give disabled young people an opportunity to explore their interests, talents and develop vital life skills.

Together we plan a range of fun activities that meet individual needs, develop skills, build confidence.

Due to COVID- 19 Measures – activity clubs are currently run via Zoom. Young people are provided with ‘activity packs’ straight to their door with everything they need to take part in the session.


Look out for news of FREE, FACILITATED fun activates for young people with a disability and their families. 

Sessions take place in North, South, East and West Staffordshire locations with Caudwell Children staff and volunteers on hand for added support.

Visit: Aiming high – Search Results | Staffordshire Connects

To view our available Aiming High activities and book a space.


Short Breaks April 2021 to March 2022

Join us for a globe-trotting exploration of the world.

The team and our purple explorers will explore cultures, customs, sights, sounds, mythology and wildlife.

We’ll use a variety of fun activities, crafts and games to engage the Young People and spark their imagination.

Our first stops on the map will include:

Globe Trotting


Who delivers the clubs?

Our trained team of Caudwell Children staff and volunteers facilitate short break activities across Staffordshire.

Is it a virtual event?

Yes, Short Breaks are currently being delivered online via Zoom.

How long do the clubs last?

The length of our virtual Short Breaks activity clubs can vary, but usually they last about 2 hours.

Which days are the sessions held?

Short Breaks Activity Clubs are held on Saturday/Sunday afternoons.

Short Breaks Family Activities are held on weekdays during school holidays.


Our vision is to enable every disabled child and young person to access fun, inspirational and challenging leisure activities that:

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ASDAN LifeSkills Challenge

ASDAN LifeSkills is a virtual program that provides learners with a wide-range of exciting challenges.

The challenges promote a variety of different skills and cover a wide range of different topics – they are usually about being able to do things and they can all be adapted to meet the individual needs of the children.

The programme includes a comprehensive set of challenges, such as personal finance, number handling, teamwork, and more.


Our official legal partners, Irwin Mitchell, provides access to medical care, rehabilitation and support to children with disability.

As a long-time supporter of Caudwell Children and families with disability, Irwin Mitchell has helped countless parents achieve the best possible outcome for their child. You can make a free, no-obligation enquiry with a member of their dedicated team of solicitors or read more about the services they provide: