Check out our Wow Board!

As parents we are all to often asked to focus on the things our children can’t do and as an organisation we often talk about the challenges our members face.

The Wow Board celebrates all those successes and wonderful achievements of the Empathy family, however large or small, and we’d love to hear your story. Click here to view the Wow Board and start sharing those successes!

Easter Fun – “Out and About”

The Easter Holidays are almost upon us and always Empathy with be “Out and About” having FUN !!

We have a full programme right throughout the holidays with Family Friendship Groups continuing fortnightly in both locations and a Glow Party to round the holidays up, as well as our action packed family holiday programme. For full details Continue reading

Spooooooky Fun !

The now annual Halloween party is once again set to take place in Craven Arms this Halloween; Hoping not only to raise some funds but also ensure that the children of South Shropshire can have all a fun and safe Halloween.

We have a fabulous night planned with lots of fun included in the ticket price, a fun filled disco with party games and prizes, spooky story telling, face painting and creepy craft to name but a few.

On sale will be lots of yummy food and a special potions making mocktail bar, along with lots and lots of exciting stalls for all.

Our Young Trustees have taken on the haunted house .. enter if you Dare !!

With fancy dress competitions and fines for boring parents that don’t dress up !! You’d be mad to miss it.

Tickets are now live and can be purchased from Golden Giving.

AGM weekend 2015

We held our Annual General Meeting on 6 June 2015 at the Long Mynd Adventure Camp. Members celebrated another successful year of Family Friendship Groups and holiday activities. During 2014/15 Empathy has faced some challenges and members have responded with their support. The Board of Trustees thanked members for their support during this year and looked forward to the year ahead. The Annual Report will be available soon on this website for all to reflect back and celebrate another successful year. After the formal business of the AGM the weekend was rounded off with a family rounders match (rumours of cheating by the parent team are highly exaggerated!) and a camp fire.

Please feel free to view the minutes and contact us if you would like copies of any of the accompanying reports.

AGM notice and nominations

All members are here by given notice that the Annual General meeting of Empathy for special children will be held on Sat 6th June at the Longmynd Adventure Camp, 5.30pm.

Please see the full agm notice.

We always welcome new members to the team. Please see our trusteeLocal Management Committee and Young Trustee information sheets and use the Trustee nomination form or Young Trustee nomination form to nominate yourself or others.

A Singing Success

Congratulations to everyone involved in Empathy’s Variety Night on 20 March 2015 in Oswestry. Howard and Gaenor Smith entertained us with some wonderful singing and the Empathy children impressed us too with their amazing talents and confidence. Over £1400 was raised on the night to support Empathy’s work – a brilliant achievement.

The following clip shows the evening finale; Empathy children performing Gary Barlow’s “Sing”.

A Variety Night – An Evening with Mrs and Mrs Smith

Friday 20th March 7:30 PM at the The Venue, Park Hall, Oswestry, SY11 4AS.

Our very own stars of the West End, present an evening of variety and music for your entertainment and enjoyment, with a special guest appearance from some of the children from Empathy for special children.

All proceeds from this very special evening will go directly to support the work of Empathy; working at a local level to directly improve the lives of children, young people and their families living with Autism Spectrum Disorders and associated additional needs.

Click here to book on-line