Bi-monthly Newsletter

Keep up to date with everything Sparkle with a bi-monthly newsletter, letting you know what we have been doing, as well as what we are up to in the coming months. Our newsletter also contains exclusive information about upcoming events and experiences.

Bookable 1:1 Support /Advice Sessions

Support sessions are 30 minutes in length and held with a Sparkle Sheffield representative. These will be either a parent/carer of children with additional needs, and/or a professional who is experienced in working with children/young people with additional needs. We will advise, signpost and support on an individual basis.

Priority Booking for Sparkle Sheffield Events

Members are able to book places upon Sparkle Sheffield children’s events, and Sparkle Sheffield parent/carer events, 48 hours before tickets go on general release.

Exclusive Events

Members of Sparkle Sheffield can access exclusive events for their family, which are only available to members. These events do not go on general release. Events include days out, virtual experiences and physical activities.

Parent Training Sessions

Members have access to free parent training sessions throughout the year. Training sessions cover a range of topics including challenging behaviour, sensory issues, communication and puberty. Training sessions are hosted by a Sparkle Sheffield representative. This will be either a parent/carer of children with additional needs, and/or a professional who is experienced in working with children/young people with additional needs.

Access to Sparkle Tots/ Sparkle/ Sparkle On/ Twinkle Events

Membership of Silver, Gold and Platinum packages will entitle free admission for all individuals listed on the membership to Sparkle Tots, Sparkle On and Twinkle sessions. These events currently cost £2.50 per session, per attendee.

Sensory Equipment and Books Loan Scheme

Members are able to loan sensory equipment and Special Educational Needs and Disabilities related reading materials from Sparkle Sheffield. Resources include a range of items to stimulate all the senses, and others that may have a calming effect. Books available to loan to members cover a range of topics including supporting emotions, talking to siblings about autism, and the teen years. These resources aim to enable families to try products before having to pay out for costly items.

Discounted Entry to the South Yorkshire Autism Fayre

Members of Sparkle Sheffield are entitled to a 20% discount on the entry cost when attending the annual South Yorkshire Autism Fayre.

Bronze
Free
  • Quarterly newsletter
Silver
£20
  • Bi-monthly newsletter
  • Bookable 1:1 support/advice sessions
  • Parent training sessions (3 per year)
  • Access to Sparkle Tots/ Sparkle On / Twinkle events (all year round)
  • Loan scheme for sensory equipment and books
Gold
£30
  • Bi-monthly newsletter
  • Bookable 1:1 support/advice sessions
  • Parent training sessions (4 per year)
  • Access to Sparkle Tots/ Sparkle On / Twinkle events (all year round)
  • Loan scheme for sensory equipment and books
Platinum
£40
  • Bi-monthly newsletter
  • Bookable 1:1 support/advice sessions
  • Priority booking for Sparkle events
  • Parent training sessions (Unlimited access)
  • Access to Fly DSA Arena hospitality box (1 per year)
  • Access to Sparkle Tots/ Sparkle On / Twinkle events (all year round)
  • Loan scheme for sensory equipment and books
  • Discounted entry to the South Yorkshire Autism Fayre 2020