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John’s Crazy Socks

February 9th, 2018

John has Downs Syndrome and together with his father, he has set up ‘John’s Crazy Socks’ business http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42353259

Jawaab Abdi- Omar- Motivational speaker who has Cererbral Palsy

February 9th, 2018

Abdi Omar, a British Somali in north London who is carving out a path as a vlogger and motivational speaker. At school, he was the only disabled person in his class. However, he always remembered the words his dad offered him: ‘You can’t outrun a non-disabled person, …

The Telegraph

Disabled Teenage Girl left devastated after her speech machine was stolen

January 18th, 2018

The devastated parents of a teenager with cerebral palsy have launched a campaign after her speech machine, the one way she has of communicating, was stolen from their car. 16-year-old Miya Thirlby's specially-programmed machine, called a liberator accent 100, costs £6,000 and took the family six months to acquire and program …

Star Toolkit

STAR Toolkit -Online safety resources for Students who have ASD and other LD

October 29th, 2017

Great online safety resource package for KS 3 and 4 Students who have ASD and/or LD  http://www.childnet.com/resources/star-toolkit

Colchester Vision Therapy

Colchester Vision Therapy Centre closes

October 29th, 2017

Over many years many students and families have reported excellent outcomes following visits to this centre. However the NHS funding has now ceased, and there is no clear replacement signposted. Some research over the holidays has highlighted increasing evidence that Opticians/ Universities training Optometrists are no longer offering Mearles &ndash …