July 21, 2019

So Summer holidays have begun and we are starting to worry! As much as we love to spend time with our families, 6 weeks is a long time! And for those of us that have family members with Additional Learning Needs or Disabilities - it can be a lonely time. Here at CanDo...

June 6, 2019

Since writing my dissertation on Additional Learning Needs many years ago, I've always been interested in how much input ALN pupils have in their learning. It's something that I feel very strongly about. We cannot squeeze a child or any person in particular into a one...

July 22, 2018

According to research in October 2017 by Cerebra, there are 147,336 adults that are eligible for Direct Payments in Wales. Out of that 147,336 there has only been a take up of 5,859 direct payments. That’s less than 4%. This article explores the benefits of direct paym...

July 22, 2018

Some of our adult Weds team were incredibly lucky to attend the Swansea Special Sports Festival today. I'm very proud of them - for many it was their first time performing to a crowd and they took it in their stride. There was a hiccup when the music stopped but ever t...

June 29, 2018

We've been very quiet recently as we've had lots of work going on behind the scenes! Firstly, We are thrilled to announce that our CanDo Hub is now a member organisation of EMD - the National Governing Body of dance fitness and group exercise! What an honour to be asso...

March 25, 2018

Hi Everyone! 

This week we have been celebrating World Down Syndrome Awareness Day in all our sessions. Odd Socks, new tracks and makaton signing to the iconic 'A Thousand Years' has brought smiles, laughter and a few tears to some.  Our CanDo Weds team worked hard as a...

March 20, 2018

Hi! 

So this week has been a week of learning! I've has been incredibly busy training in London -  Yoga For Cerebral Palsy and PMLD. What an amazing experience! A massive thank you to the course trainer Jyoti Jo Manuel who was such a patient and fantastic instructor. Ad...

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