What we do

Together we’ll find your voice.

The Donaldson Trust provides a range of services and support to Neurodiverse children, young people and adults:

Sensational Learning Centre

Our registered contemporary learning service / Grant Aided Special School for children with complex additional support needs.

Click here more information on our Sensational Learning Centre




Our Learning & Wellbeing Service for Neurodiverse Young People aged 12-18yrs old

Click here for more information on our Vibe service


Gate is a skills development and training service for adults with neurodiversities, aged 16+.

Trainees at the Gate will have the opportunity to enhance their skills and improve their wellbeing and confidence through a wide range of activities including vocational and accredited courses.

Gate operates 48 weeks of the year and is funded by Self Directed Support.

You can read more about Gate and to apply click here


Treehouse is a bespoke service which provides an individualised support package, including a high level of support, to Neurodiverse People.

To find out more information on our Treehouse Service please contact us


Outreach support is based on individual need.

The Outreach service can provide support within the local community, provide coaching and mentoring support or provide a Personal Assistant to neurodiverse people.

For more information on our Outreach services please contact us.

Our ethos

Our ethos

“Through collaborations and partnerships, we can give children and young people a voice; and help them find their place in the world.”

Laura Watkins, CEO The Donaldson Trust