Fidget Spinners: A toy or a tool?

The new craze at the moment are fidget spinners. They are small, they are fun and they keep kids entertained for long periods of time. The question is, what were they initially designed for? Fidget spinners were to help children with additional needs focus, sustain attention for long periods of time and listen. However, recently…

Supporting Children with Communication Aids

What are communication aids? Communication aids are a range of devices that help support people to communicate with others.¬†They range in forms of letter boards, picture boards and even electronic devices. Use of communication aids? A range of people use communication aids from children to adulthood. Children who have difficulty communicating verbally will benefit from…

Autism Awareness Week!

Don’t forget it’s ¬†Autism Awareness from: 27th March- 2nd April Did you know 1 in 100 people in the UK have autism? Help raise awareness and help people understand autism and create an autism friendly environment! Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people and…