When thinking about the accessibility of play, it is important that play value isn’t lost; simply being able to do something is not what makes it enjoyable. There were some wonderful examples of this in the recent BBC Children in Need special of ‘The Big Life Fix’ – including a couple of clever robots that…
November 16, 2017
If you’re concerned that your child may be having difficulties in any area of their development, and you’re not sure where to find help, read this guide.
October 24, 2017
Children use their senses to explore and make sense of the world around them; they do this by touching, tasting, smelling, seeing, moving and hearing. Some parents assume sensory = messy! or simply aren’t aware how important sensory stimulation is for children’s learning and development. Sensory play is quite big in the world of Special…
October 10, 2017
Sometimes Actions Speak Louder than Words, so here is our list on how to encourage and improve communication with a non verbal child.
October 3, 2017
If you see a child in a wheelchair, it is easy to understand why they would need a ramp to get up a step. However, it’s much harder for those who are not familiar with ‘invisible’ needs and disabilities, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), to recognise that assistance and support are essential to the…
September 12, 2017
As a society, we are becoming more aware of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), and what it means to be inclusive…
August 22, 2017