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Parents

Parents and carers are very important to SHIP and SPLASH and we all work closely together to maximise the opportunities to support our children and young people, as well as providing essential respite for the people who do the real hard work.

Some of our parents and carers are actively involved in helping to run the Youth Clubs and Play Schemes - in fact, we could not function without them! The time and effort they give is invaluable to our children and young people. We are always keen for new parents or carers to join our Committee and lend a hand - you will be guaranteed a warm welcome!

Day in the Life of a Ship Parent
 
One of our parents kindly agreed to share her experience of what it's like to have a child with severe disability. Her account will resonate with many parents and carers who've gone through similar experiences. Sharing experiences like this can sometimes help us realise we're not alone facing our daily challenges. 
To read their story click here
Useful Links
 
 

Click on links below - we hope you'll find them helpful.

Parents and carers - if you come across any other websites you found helpful, and you think others might too, please let us know by submitting via Contact Us

 

Parent to Parent
Support for families caring for a child with additional needs living in Angus, Dundee and Perth & Kinross

 

Family Fund
Provides grants to low-income families raising disabled and seriously ill children age 17 and under

 

Working Families
Go to resources, parent and child,  and click on the   document "from child to adult" for brilliant summaries of benefits and financial advice


Scottish Autism  
Largest provider of autism-specific services in Scotland, it is dedicated to enriching the lives of people with autism


Netbuddy
Practical tips on behaviour management


Contact a Family
For info on holidays, legal matters and LOTS more - this is a great resource!


Enable Scotland
Download the "tricky moments" booklet, made up by Perth parents & professionals - help with managing behaviour

 

Mind Room
Small Scottish charity with a big vision - to ensure that by 2020, every child and adult with learning difficulties in this country will receive the recognition and help they need.

 

Pamis
Works with families to try to make sure they have community opportunities and can enjoy a full life

 

Carers Trust
Helping unpaid carers access the support and services they need to live their own lives.

 

Sense Scotland
Social care provider with over 25 years experience of supporting disabled people and their families offering flexible support throughout Scotland

 

Sleep Scotland
Provide support and training to families and professionals, and raise awareness of the importance of sleep.

 

Equal Futures
Equal Futures help families set up and maintain a lifetime Circle of Support around their relative with a disability.

 

 
 
Opening Times


SHIP Youth Club
Mon  7.00pm – 9.00pm
(age 12+)
Tue 6.30pm - 8.00pm
(age 5-12)
Thu 6.30pm - 8.00pm
(age 9+)
Cost £5.00 per session


SPLASH Play Scheme
Mon, Tues, Thu & Fri
10am-4pm 
Cost £15.00 per session

Easter holidays – 1 week
October holidays – 1 week
Summer holidays – 5 weeks

Find Us

S.H.I.P.
Gleneagles Day Opportunities,
Gleneagles Road,
Perth,
PH2 0W

 

 

 
Ship Splash Centre Location
 
Funding Partners
Santander Bank of Scotland Foundation Awards supports SHIP
Cash For Kids
The co-operative
Better Breaks
The Gannochy Trust
Common Good Fund
Awards For All Scotland
 

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