Everyday Living

Useful everyday information for families:

Making life easier out and about

Here you’ll find useful information to make life that little bit easier when out and about. There’s details on a number of schemes and cards such as:

  • the Blue Badge scheme
  • Hidden Disabilities Sunflowers
  • SCIP database and card
  • Carer’s Card and What If? Plan
  • Max Card

Sport and leisure activities

Things to do in Cambridgeshire for families with children with additional needs and disabilities. We have details of accessible cinema and theatre trips, a wide range of accessible and inclusive sports, as well as online activities for home and helpful information on e-safety.

Going on holiday

Holidays for disabled children and young people with additional needs need good planning. We offer some top tips from parents on getting away and minimising stress at airports, as well as companies offering accessible holiday accommodation. You’ll also find information about proper, accessible changing places around the UK.

Special equipment

Here you’ll find details of how to obtain useful specialist equipment to help with daily activities. We have information on Cambridgeshire Children’s Occupational Therapy Service, Assistive Technology Service, SEND Library service, Safe & Well Service, In-car Safety Centre and more.