Our Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy

Specialkidz acknowledges it has a responsibility for the safety of children. It also recognises that good safeguarding and child protection policies and procedures are of benefit to everyone involved with Specialkidz’s work, as they can help protect them from erroneous or malicious allegations.

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A Celebration of Professor Harold Silver’s Life

His inspiration & innovation were responsible for helping Deafax to be established and subsequently Decibels, AACT, EASiTEC, Deaf Aspirations, Ability2Access, Specialkidz International & GOALS4LIFE.

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OVER 60 YEARS OF COLLABORATION BETWEEN PETER BOOS & KEN CARTER

2020 marked the 60th year of collaboration between Peter Boos and Ken Carter (pictured below), working together to improve the lives of the deaf in Barbados and England.

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The Future of Artificial Intelligence & Special Needs

Artificial Intelligence has incredible potential to revolutionise almost every aspect of our daily lives, ranging from simple decision making to curing diseases, from making predictions to helping to solve global warming. Perhaps most importantly for METEC, it also presents a huge opportunity to support those with disabilities or special needs.

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Celebrating Specialkidz becoming a registered charity

It is with great joy that we are now a registered Charity Commission organisation (No. 1191404)

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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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Congratulations Anna!

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

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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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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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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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