International

As well as our UK work, our International Arm – SpecialKidz International – is also working hard on a number of important and life-changing projects. See an overview of these below, and click on any one to see more details.

Business / Technology / Philanthropy / Disability Luncheon Event in Barbados

Whilst Ken Carter and Helen Lansdown were in Barbados in May 2017, Peter Boos organised a Business/Technology/Philanthropy/Disability luncheon event including Roseanne Tudor – CEO of the Barbados Council for the Disabled, Bonnie Leonce – an ASL interpreter/tutor, Yasmin Vlahakis – Principal of School House for Special Needs, Mary Mahabir – Lawyer, Keith and Sally Miller […]

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Peter Boos and Sir Gary Sobers

Peter Boos (Honorary President of SpecialKidz International) and Sir Gary Sobers in Barbados

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SchoolHouse for Special Needs in Barbados

As part of developing Specialkidz International, Ken Carter & Helen Lansdown made a very important visit to the SchoolHouse for Special Needs children in Barbados.

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HRH Prince Harry visits Nature Fun Ranch

His Royal Highness Prince Harry visited the Nature Fun Ranch in Barbados

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His Royal Highness Prince Harry to visit Nature Fun Ranch

Barbados is celebrating its 50th anniversary of Independence on 30 November 2016. To commemorate the occasion His Royal Highness, Prince Harry, will represent the Queen at the many events planned. As a Patron and Advisor to this charity it was a wonderful surprise to get confirmation that the Prince will visit The Nature Fun Ranch on 1 December.

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Updates from Ruth Montgomery in Budapest

Read our updates and photographs from Ruth's SpecialKidz-sponsored trip to Budapest (Hungary) for our Tuned To Each Other project.

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ICED Overview and Report by Rubbena Aurangzeb-Tariq

Rubbena Aurangzeb-Tariq (MA Art Psychology, MA Psychodynamics, MA Fine Art, BA(Hons) Fine Art) attended the ICED (International Congress on the Education of the Deaf) held in Athens in July 2015, she was sponsored by SpecialKidz.

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SpecialKidz partners with Decibels for The Week of Sound UK

The Week of Sound UK is being organised by Speci@lKidz & Decibels and aims to encourage every human being to realise that sound is a fundamental element of personal balance with others and with the world in its economic, environmental, social, medical, industrial and cultural dimensions. Sound is the door through which one can explore the world.

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“Tuned To Each Other” – Budapest (Hungarian) Project

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.

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International Partnership Projects with Decibels and The Aspire Foundation (Barbados)

Deaf Aspirations, Specialkidz, Decibels & the Aspire Foundation (Barbados), through Ken Carter and Peter Boos who have known each other through their Oratory School (England) connection for over 53 years, are planning to develop partnership projects between their respective organisations for supporting children, young people & adults who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, deaf/blind, autistic or have other disadvantages and disabilities.

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