As we come out of lockdown, will you help make sure children like Zach aren’t left out of life?
Deafblindness can be very isolating for a child. Not only is communication more difficult, it can also be a struggle to access much of what the rest of us take for granted.
Play groups, school, family activities and holidays can all feel out of reach.
This can affect their confidence, ability to make friends, and even their self-belief that they’re an important and valuable part of our world.
So often, it can feel that children who are deafblind are left out of life.
When lockdown hit, the family were forced to isolate as Zach was clinically extremely vulnerable. Our Children Specialist Services put on lots of virtual activities that Zach and his family could take part in, like sound baths and sensory stories.
“We felt so isolated and struggled to come up with appropriate activities for Zach. Sense’s online sessions made such a difference. We noticed Zach loved hearing the other children laugh, which was a huge turning point.”
£15 could pay for an activity pack to be sent to a family
£47 could pay for an online group session for a child shielding at home
£135 could cover the cost of a group parent session for five families