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Making Sense – I Love Nature **FULLY BOOKED**

Making Sense – I Love Nature  **FULLY BOOKED**
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Tuesday 9th April 2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

I Love Nature



                                                                                                ******                                                                                                   This is a Making Sense activity for children and young adults with profound & multiple disabilities, if you are unsure if this activity is suitable for you please ring the office on (01752) 204369.                      ******

Join us at I Love Nature, a rural outdoor site dedicated to providing activities and experiences with the natural world. We are working alongside The Sensory Trust to run this accessible outdoor activity for our families to enjoy.

There will be a range of nature activities to try at your own pace – nature masks, texture cards, & texture rubbing, meet the animals, bread making and lots more. All activities are fully inclusive and fun.

There will be vegan stew/soup and bread rolls on offer for lunch or you are welcome to bring along a picnic. The site is in the countryside so please wear good footwear and sensible clothes for the weather. The paths we will be using are wheelchair accessible. You will be outside for the majority of the day, the site is in the countryside and therefore can get muddy if it has been wet so be prepared to get muddy feet and wheels! There is a barn on site and we have options available for all weather eventualities!

The site has a converted horse box accessible toilet and there is a stable that houses a changing table and hoist. If you require any more specific information please feel free to get in touch.

This is an event for the whole family that will take place in a welcoming inclusive environment. The cost is £5 per family, please just book 1 space.

Location – I Love Nature Upton Cross, Liskeard PL14 5AU (this link has a good map)


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This event is fully booked.

What our friends and families say...

“Thank you, yet again, to Friends & Families of Special Children for providing opportunities for my son that I never thought he would be able to do.  During the summer he was able to have surfing lessons and enjoy other water sport activities organised by the charity.   When we arrive at the sessions they are always very well planned and as parents we have no explaining to do and even better no apologising for our child’s behaviour!  The staff have an amazing understanding and empathy on the needs of various disabilities of the children and this helps to keep everyone relaxed and happy including the parents/carers!”

October 2015

“It was the best day ever being able to go swimming as a family with her little sister who can only use a hydrotherapy pool. We’re so grateful we can have unforgettable days out thanks to the events you put on. We can thank you enough.”

May 2016

“Not only does the charity provide exciting experiences for the children but can also help with much needed support for the parents.  Being a parent of a disabled child can at times be very lonely and isolating.  To meet with other parents on these activity days is a breath of fresh air and helps you to realise that there are many other people like you facing the similar day to day challenges of having a disabled child.  From our personal experiences we can share stories, offer help and advice and even make new friends.”

January 2018

“The emotional support I received from my befriender was fantastic and the opportunity to off load and reveal my concerns and fears was like having a huge weight lifted off my shoulders.”

Gareth Allen (parent)

“What a fantastic friendly welcoming place. We visited for the first time this morning for help to fill in a DLA form for our eldest daughter. We were given great help and advice with something we found very overwhelming and difficult.”

February 2017

“Thank you to all staff for looking after our kids at Magdalen Farm. Oliver has really enjoyed himself and can’t wait till the next time.”

August 2017

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