Charity of the Month: Our Milo
About Milo Browne – an inspirational little boy
Five year old Milo Browne, from North Shields, suffers from a condition so rare that doctors have named it after the youngster.
Milo, the son of Laura Davidson and Stephen Browne, and little brother to Felix and Mia, suffers from delayed physical and mental development. He is unable to sit on his own without being fully supported, has no head control, suffers from uncoordinated movements, and is unable to hold his body weight.
His parents have been told that Milo will never have the ability to sit unaided, crawl, walk, and may never even talk.
Dementia Awareness Week: 15th – 21st MAY
About Dementia Awareness Week
This week is Dementia Awareness Week. Spearheaded by Alzheimer’s Society, Dementia Awareness Week is dedicated to raising the profile of the condition in the public eye. Throughout this week there will be national and regional press coverage, awareness-raising and fundraising events across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The focus of this year’s campaign is uniting together against dementia to improve care, offer help and understanding and give everyone the help they need.
What is Aspergers Syndrome?
Aspergers Syndrome is a lifelong developmental disability like other conditions on the autism spectrum. It affects the way people interact with others around them, and how they perceive the world around them. Autism and Aspergers are more common in the UK than people realise with around 700,000 people living with Autism. Continue reading
Planning A Sensory Room
It’s like a sensory massage. Ahhhhh. Step into a sensory room, or otherwise known as a multisensory environment, and witness the profound effect on an individual in need. Soothing, calming, organizing and orienting are just a few benefits of time well spent in one of these special places. Continue reading
What Are Bubble Tubes?
When it comes to a sensory environment, then a wide range of apparatus is needed in order to create an area that is stimulating or calming (depending on the individual requirements of the user and their abilities). One of the most frequently found pieces of sensory equipment in many of these sensory rooms and environments is a bubble tube. Continue reading