Ever wondered what goes on during our youth courses?
This year children and young people had lots to say about the summer courses, like how they learnt to back wheel balance without falling, how to go over rough surfaces, they will interact more with others when they are home and how just being there has shown them what is possible. Parents gained too, with one mum saying how much the course has pushed her daughter and made her realise what her daughter can do.
Our young leaders gained from the experience too:
I learnt so much from other people
like how personal assistants interact with the person they are supporting and I learnt about
power chairs. I learnt from the group leading team how to ask everyone’s
opinion and check in with the whole team on how they are feeling. It
was challenging when I had to explain to the personal assistants on how to support a young
person as sometimes they didn’t listen but I felt confident telling them what I
If you want to find out about our youth courses next year click here
Thank you to Bolt Burdon Kemp for sponsoring the wheelchair skills training on our youth courses