SEND Family Sensory Tours @ Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Be immersed in plants and nature during our interactive storytelling family sensory tour with a seasonal focus in our Mediterranean Garden. Our tours are designed for children age 0 to 7 years with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) or children and young people with severe, profound and complex learning difficulties. Tours are led by trained volunteer guides and accompanied by …

SEND Family Sensory Tours @ Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Be immersed in plants and nature during our interactive storytelling family sensory tour with a seasonal focus in our Mediterranean Garden. Our tours are designed for children age 0 to 7 years with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) or children and young people with severe, profound and complex learning difficulties. Tours are led by trained volunteer guides and accompanied by …

SEND Family Sensory Tours @ Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Be immersed in plants and nature during our interactive storytelling family sensory tour with a seasonal focus in our Mediterranean Garden. Our tours are designed for children age 0 to 7 years with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) or children and young people with severe, profound and complex learning difficulties. Tours are led by trained volunteer guides and accompanied by …

SEND Family Sensory Tours @ Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Be immersed in plants and nature during our interactive storytelling family sensory tour with a seasonal focus in our Mediterranean Garden. Our tours are designed for children age 0 to 7 years with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) or children and young people with severe, profound and complex learning difficulties. Tours are led by trained volunteer guides and accompanied by …

Autograph Gallery, London: On adapting our Family SEND Workshops for Lockdown, April 2021

At Autograph we focus on exhibiting and publishing photography, which explores issues related to identity, diversity and human rights. We are strong advocates for representing and including people who are marginalised and have built our organisation around supporting those who have historically been excluded from participating in the arts. In 2017, we joined a radical UK-wide project highlighting the extraordinary …

Working with SEND Learners at The Red House

A Partnership Project between Autism in Nature and Britten-Pears Arts Joe Carr, Collection and Learning Curator Background The Red House is the historic home of the composer Benjamin Britten and his partner the singer Peter Pears, located in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. It comprises the historic house, kept as Britten and Pears knew it; Britten’s composition studio, similarly in its original state; …

Supporting teachers and students from Autism Spectrum Condition specialist schools to engage with the Natural History Museum, March, 2021

Championing diversity to create an inclusive organisation is a core value for the Natural History Museum and will help us achieve our strategic priority to engage and involve the widest possible audience. To build on the Museum’s knowledge of how to engage neurodiverse children and their families, the Audience Research and Insight Team teamed up with Access and Inclusion Advisor, …

Careers for All – Leeds Museums and Galleries by Carl Newbould, Dec 2020

When phone rang and I was offered a job at Leeds Museums and Galleries (LMG) to manage Careers for All I remember being stunned and silent. I was both incredibly excited but also apprehensive about entering a role so specific to SEND. I have a specialism in AEN (additional educational needs) which I picked up from my teaching degree at …

What do SEND families want from museums in a time of COVID?

Kids in Museums, Autism in Museums and Sam Bowen carried out a survey specifically for SEND (Special Education Needs and Disabilities) families all about their visits to museums pre and post lockdown. Interrogating the data Autism in Museums has come up with ideas to support accessibility and inclusion that all museums, galleries and heritage venues should be thinking about in …