Through our group sessions children improve their mobility and problem-solving skills to tackle everyday tasks. Just as importantly, being part of a group helps them to build friendships and gain social skills while having fun and building their self-esteem.
Children aged 5 – 15 who have some level of independence such as sitting, crawling, rolling or walking by themselves.
If your child hasn’t come to our sessions before, we invite you and your child to come to an assessment first.
We run three sessions every Saturday during term time:
Our qualified Conductors devise and lead the sessions.
What happens varies according to the age and abilities of the group and your child’s individual needs but a session may include some or all of the following elements:
The session for older children focuses on fine-tuning particular independent living skills, often things the young people themselves want to improve as they move into adulthood, e.g. applying nail varnish and make-up or handwriting skills.
We encourage parents to take an active part in the sessions working alongside their child. In this way, you can learn simple techniques to support your child in daily family life. Many parents also find the group setting a good way to meet other parents to share experiences and ideas.
We make a small fee for the sessions. We can advise you on applying for grants to cover the cost of our sessional services. For our current costs, please get in touch with us or call us on 020 8444 7242.