Parents' Blog

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  • Messy Play – A Case Study

    by Editor 29 Oct 2020

    Who doesn’t love getting messy? Director of Messy Senses Louise Coleman describes how getting your hands (and feet) dirty can help develop valuable communication skills. Reading time: 4.5 mins

  • How to write a social story

    by Juliet Leonard 24 Sep 2020

    Have you heard of social stories? Read more to find out what they are and how anyone can write one, following these simple tips.

  • Our Top Camping Activities

    by Claire Chambers 24 Aug 2020

    Whether you are camping or glamping, you can still work on developing language skills. Here are some of our favourite language games - with some ideas on how to play them whilst camping! Reading Time: 3 minutes.

  • Developing communication and creative thinking skills during COVID and beyond

    by Editor 13 Aug 2020

    Susan O’Connor gives her best ideas for developing communication and creative thinking to help children with increased anxiety in these challenging times.

  • A Hand Washing Story

    by Editor 12 Aug 2020

    Hand washing has been foremost in our minds over the last few months and we’re sure that your child has got used to washing their hands more frequently and more thoroughly, but will they remember when they return to school? To help them remember, we have created a social story for you to download and use with them in preparation for the new academic year.