Making Sense Newsletter - Summer 2017

Dressing for the Weather new game resource

New resource!

Our new educational game Dressing for the weather is now available. Be the first person to collect the clothes to match the weather in this fun and engaging card game supported by Widgit symbols.

Workshop with children at King Edward Mine

SNAP gets underway

Our flagship children with disabilities project Sensory Nature Adventures and Play has gotten off to a flying start. We have run several family nature based days in a variety of settings with many more planned.

People making pottery

Dementia friendly pottery

Our Creative Spaces pottery and walking group in collaboration with Leach Pottery is going from strength to strength. Participants love the combination of coastal walks in the St Ives area with time spent in the studio.

Range of products in the Sensory Trust shop

Introducing Orange Spiral

Due to our successful growth in product sales we now have a trading subsidiary of Sensory Trust called Orange Spiral Limited. As before all profits from sales go straight back into our charitable work.

My Nature - An innovative new project working with care homes

We are excited to be collaborating with the European Centre for Environment and Human Health and the Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care South West Peninsula (PenCLAHRC) to design and develop a training toolkit to enhance the quality of life for older people living in residential and nursing care(including older people living with dementia).

Read more about the My Nature project >>

Nature Connections Conference - University of Derby

Sensory Trust's Wendy Brewin will be talking at the Nature Connections Conference at the University of Derby on June 27th presenting a fascinating insight into the benefits that increased access to nature can bring for people living with dementia, their carers and families. If you are attending the conference please come and say a friendly hello to Wendy.

Find out more about Nature Connections conference >>

Access reviews

Big congratulations to Eden Project for winning the VisitEngland Access and Inclusivity Gold Award. Our access review has helped inform Eden's positive approach to accessibility. We continue to work together on many collaborations including relaxed, autism friendly events, live music and seating.

Read more about how an access audit could help your business >>

 

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