Teaching Children with Special needs how to dance

Teaching Children with Special needs how to dance

  One of my members who is a special needs teacher has asked me if she can teach her children how to dance, how can she do this?

Using Balls in Therapy

Using Balls in Therapy

Balls are fun to play with and explore with a direct link back into the infancy and childhood where playing with friends was a source of joy.

Profound Multiple Learning Disabilities

Profound Multiple Learning Disabilities

Rebecca Iddon the CEO at the Touch Trust asked me to write an article addressing the needs of the individual with PMLD.

A solid embodied approach for learning disabilities, autism and mental health!

A solid embodied approach for learning disabilities, autism and mental health!

Dance Movement Psychotherapy is a solid pathway for patients with learning disabilities and autism and indeed mental health issues as it offers a way into working at the level of ‘feeling’. It is another chance at relationship, creativity; self esteem, recognition of their needs . Another chance at communication, connection and expressing themselves in the world.

In My language

In My language

  This video makes my heart jump as it could help people understand and open their hearts to the world of disabilities.

Swiftkey Symbols

Swiftkey Symbols

Swiftkey symbols Have you seen this new app for those with Autism Spectrum Disorder or with learning disabilities? I have just come across it and wanted to share my initial thoughts. A free app for people to use that helps them communicate more easily is a positively fabulous idea most especially as it seems to be linking into the users choices/expressions or ‘routine-based activity’ to […]