The next screening will be the LEGO Batman movie on Sunday 5th march. Cineworld autism friendly screening.
I'm going to be attending the Autism show this year, (see here for more details). Two of the workshops that I'm particularly interested in are Lego therapy LEGO® Therapy has become increasingly popular over recent years and has been shown to benefit autistic children and young people by improving language development, social interaction and fine motor skills.... Continue Reading →
Why are so many SEN pupils excluded from school? https://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/2016/oct/27/why-are-so-many-sen-pupils-excluded-from-school-because-we-are-failing-them
You can get a Pink card from Bristol City Council by adding your child to the Disabled Child Register. You can use it as proof of disability and to get a carer’s discount at many local attractions. You do not need a diagnosis to get a Pink Card, and it generally arrives within a week. Click... Continue Reading →
How manageable is the journey? Is my child eligible for transport? Will my child cope with the size of the building? Is the environment over-stimulating? (Lights, displays) How many children in a class? Is there a quiet space/room where my child can relax/calm down? Is the site secure? If my child runs are they safe? ... Continue Reading →
With my own child the decision as to whether he went to a mainstream or special needs school was eventually taken out of my hands. After some disastrous experiences in two schools, one a mainstream, the other a mainstream school with an ASD unit, it was absolutely clear that he couldn't cope in a mainstream... Continue Reading →
The autism show, in association with The National Autistic Society, is running this year in London 16-17 June, Birmingham 23-24 June and Manchester 30 June-1 July. The show offers information, help and advice on autism, including Aspergers, with over 90 hours of talks and clinics to choose from and hundreds of specialist products and services. For more... Continue Reading →
Did you know that if you have a disability you can apply for a CEA card which enables a carer to accompany you to the cinema free of charge? For more details and how to apply look here .
Did you know that Cineworld have an autism friendly screening every month? The lighting is kept on during the screening The volume levels are reduced There are no ads or trailers Seating is not allocated Customers are allowed to bring their own food and drink Screenings are at 11am on the first Sunday of every... Continue Reading →