Speci@lKidz aims to promote the education of children and young people with a variety of disabilities and/or difficulties for the purpose of enabling them to learn, appreciate and enjoy the skill of communication through the use of technology.
We’ll do this by providing facilities, equipment and research with the view to build and maintain the social networks of children and young people.
These are our latest pieces of news about SpecialKidz and our work. Click on any of them to view more information.
The 'Calypso' project is a collaboration between Decibels, Audiovisability, Barbados Council for the Disabled, SpecialKidz International, The Peter Boos Foundation and other partners
Decibels and Specialkidz have agreed to share the costs of sponsoring Ruth Montgomery who is a deaf professional musician and an excellent mentor to become involved with Budapest Music Project entitled “Tuned to Each Other” from Monday, 28th September to Friday, 2nd October, 2015.
His Royal Highness Prince Harry visited the Nature Fun Ranch in Barbados
The SpecialKidz & Decibels Year of Sound – London 2016-2017 began with a highly successful event at the House of Lords on Wednesday, 25th May 2016 and was hosted by Lord Michael Berkeley of Knighton, CBE who is the Honorary President of the Decibels Charitable Trust.
The Barbados CALYPSO Project has been delayed due to the global Coronavirus outbreak
An exciting new Audiovisability & Decibels project working with Deaf, Autistic and Hearing performers in Barbados, UK and other parts of the World
Specialkidz is very pleased indeed to announce that they will be working in partnership with the Centre for Autism which is based within the School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading as from the beginning of 2015
The event was organised by the Centre for Autism, University of Reading and took place in the University’s Agricultural Building on Wednesday, 3rd April 2019.
Calypso will bring together deaf and hearing musicians, artists, film makers, and writers from across the UK, USA and Barbados to help raise awareness in Barbados to deaf people’s needs
How can technology be used to support deaf children’s education? Ken Carter takes us on a lifetime’s voyage of technological discovery in this article published in SEN Magazine.
We have a number of Job Vacancies open. Please read on to see full descriptions of the roles and to apply. We'd love to work with you!
SpecialKidz & SpecialKidz International are honored to have Peter Boos as their first Honorary President