Sensory Stories | Loughborough - Tuesdays Summer Term

Our sensory stories sessions are a targeted support programme (TSP) which focus on developing communication skills. Each week, we share our favourite texts that have been adapted to meet the needs of each child. We use different textures, sensations and sounds to immerse ourselves in a story and really bring it to life! Alongside our stories, our sessions include a range of sensory activities which incorporate our different senses to offer new stimuli, engage children and enrich their experience.

At Sense, we use a total communication approach to enable each individual to express themselves in whatever way works best for them, through a combination of sounds, signs, symbols, technology and much more! During this communication programme we guide families through activities and techniques to improve communication skills, such as listening, understanding, attention, speaking, expression and gesture, to enhance overall communication. Families will also receive a resource pack so that they have the tools and ideas to continue this support at home and feel confident to do so.

Our targeted support programmes run for the full term and provide families with the opportunity to work towards individual targets, in line with recognised frameworks. It's a great choice for families who would like more specialised support, focusing on key areas of their child's development. We recommend that families attend only one TSP per term to ensure they gain the most benefit. If Tuesdays are not suitable for you we have a Thursday group you can book here.

Who is it for?
This session is for families who are part of our free Connect and Play service, which supports children aged 0-8 with complex disabilities. If you’re not sure whether this session is for you, please complete our service enquiry form or contact [email protected] to speak with a member of our team.

This session is specifically for children aged 0-4yrs, If your child is 5-8yrs but is able to attend please contact us on the email above.  At least one parent/carer must attend the full session with each child. Siblings are also welcome to accompany.

How can I join?
Spaces must be booked in advance via our website. By completing this booking form, you will be registered for the full term. Families are expected to attend each week to enable them to get the most out of this programme.