Our Worldwide Mission and Vision

We believe in a world where Special Needs and Disabled children and young people can unlock their potential and and achieve through education, technology, creativity and employment.

We will become a global leader by enabling and advancing the lives of Special Needs and Disabled children and young people through the use of digital technology.

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Latest News

These are our latest pieces of news about SpecialKidz and our work.
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Great Sign Language News!

The British School of Amsterdam is introducing Sign Language to children in the Nursery and Reception departments.

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Research

The Maltreatment of Children with Special Needs & Disabilities

Information on the Maltreatment of Children with Special Needs & Disabilities- produced by Professor Harold Johnson - USA

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Notable Research

An outline of our more notable published research, with summaries and information on where to find more

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Digital Tech

Realising Technology's Potential in Education

Realising the potential of technology in education: A strategy for education providers and the technology industry - by the Department for Education

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Digital Tech

Literacy in the Digital Age – Dr Luis Pereira

A presentation by Dr Luis Pereira about Digital Literacy, entitled "Literacy in the Digital Age: a key point to prepare our children for the future."

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Congratulations Anna!

Anna challenged herself to run a 400 yard "Insane Bolt" to raise funds for Winchester Go LD!

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Our Work

SpecialKidz supports Anna's 'Insane Bolt' for Winchester Go LD

Anna is challenging herself to run 400 yards for Winchester Go LD because she wants to support the charity

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METEC Coronavirus Appeal

We are determined to fight on and publicise the excellent work we are achieving with deaf and disabled children, young people and adults, both nationally and internationally.

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Our Work

CALYPSO Project Postponed due to Coronavirus

The Barbados CALYPSO Project has been delayed due to the global Coronavirus outbreak

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Our Work

CALYPSO Press Release

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

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Our Work

Barbados CALYPSO

Deaf Lives through Music & the Arts supported by the main generous sponsors the Maria Holder Memorial Trust.

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SpecialKidz sponsors lecture on Autism & Employment

The lecture was given by Adam Feinstein and organised by the Centre for Autism, University of Reading

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Our Work

CALYPSO - Supporting Deaf Lives through Music & the Arts

The 'Calypso' project is a collaboration between Decibels, Audiovisability, Barbados Council for the Disabled, SpecialKidz International, The Peter Boos Foundation and other partners.

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Our Work

Sponsorship for the CALYPSO Barbados & UK Project

The Peter Boos Family Foundation has donated £7K to Specialkidz International of which Peter N. Boos FCA is Honorary President. The donation assists Ken Carter & Decibels in sponsoring and supporting the Calypso Project in collaboration with Ruth Montgomery and Eloise Garland of Audiovisibility.

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Understanding Sensory Reactivity in Autism

An interactive talk given by Professor Teresa Tavassoli for autistic individuals, parents and carers. Organised by the Centre for Autism, Department of Psychology, University of Reading.

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