Clwyd Special Riding Centre
Grant to purchase 3 purpose designed saddles to enable children with special needs to ride ponies to build their self confidence and strengthen motor and communication skills.
Cystic Fibrosis Trust
Grant for the provision of materials to be used in schools and to support children with Cystic Fibrosis in their adolescence, helping them to come to terms with on-going life decisions.
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Support towards the ‘Sound Journeys’ project which enables children with significant Hearing Impairments and some on the Autistic Spectrum to participate in music activities which provide them with an additional means of communication. The members of the orchestra give of their time and also provide Continuing Professional Development to others.
Megan Baker House
Support towards work in offering conductive education to improve the outcomes and life-
To provide Targeted Training for children with cerebral palsy, Targeted Training mimics the natural development of control, using a specially designed standing frame which is made in the hospital workshop. Each frame is tailored and adjusted to the child’s specific requirements. The frame goes home with the child so they can repeat their exercises daily, taught by the physiotherapists, which the parents commit to.
OKMT (Otakar Kraus Music Trust)
Funding for music therapy for 7 children aged 5-
Towards the effective construction of bespoke PODD (Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display) communication books for use with some of their non-
Partnership for Children
To provide Teaching Packs for 4 special Needs Schools giving skills for life. The work has been endorsed by the World Health Organisation for its content covering Mental Well-
Richard House Children’s Charity
Funding for a palliative care nurse for at least another month to provide specialist care for children with life-
RSBC (Royal Society for Blind Children)
To work with 8-
To enable children with severe communication issues at their Specialist school and college in Manchester receiving an education to have I-
Funding for Shine Brighter a new special education support project for children and younger people with spina bifida and hyrdocephalus to have an inclusive educational experience and to achieve qualifications leading to greater independence.