Posts Tagged ‘early intervention’


ICT and special needs

I am very grateful to Rob, Network Manager at my son’s school, for sending me this informayive entry on some of the ICT software and hardware is use at the Ridgeway Community School.

My name is Rob Anderson, I’m the network manager at the Ridgeway Community School in Farnham. I’ve been running the ICT there for over [...]

Down Syndrome Education International

An organisation we have used on a number of occasions is the Down Syndrome Education International (Registered Charity No: 1062823) based in Portsmouth, UK. It’s objectives are to undertake research and provide information, training and advice to promote the development and education of individuals with Down syndrome worldwide.

We have bought and used the Down Syndrome Education [...]

Portage

Portage is a home-visiting educational service for pre-school children with additional support needs and their families. We were put in touch with our local Portage service within a few weeks of our son’s birth – and we will be forever grateful for that!

Origins

The first such scheme was developed in Portage, Wisconsin, USA in the early 1970′s [...]

Me too & Co

Me too & Co is an independent voluntary organisation based in Twickenham covering the UK’s Borough of Richmond-upon-Thames and surrounding areas, which aims to help children with additional needs and their families. These needs include: physical or learning impairment, emotional or behavioural difficulties, or any temporary or permanent illness requiring extra care and support.

Me too & [...]