We’ve chosen a beautiful venue for our training day in Cornwall – Botelet Farm near Liskeard – on Tuesday 5th May 2020. This FHT accredited CPD day course is open to everyone interested in sharing positive touch activities with children and adults of all ages and abilities. Continue reading
Communication and social interaction are key benefits of the Story Massage Programme at Ty Gwyn Special School in Cardiff. The school is now a Centre of Excellence and has been using the programme effectively with pupils with PMLD and autism for over two years. We talk to Hollie Parsons, senior teaching assistant, who says: “The Story Massage Programme has made a real difference to our pupils and we use it regularly whenever and wherever we can.” Continue reading
Are you looking for new Summer Holiday FUN activities for all the family? Story Massage is the perfect activity to keep everyone happy and engaged. And we now have a Story Massage Online Course to help you learn at a time and place to suit you. Sign up today and you could be sharing Story Massage with children within a few days. Continue reading
Interested in training in the Story Massage Programme but would you like know a bit more? Here are answers to some of your frequently asked questions (FAQ).
We love getting feedback from children about how they are using the Story Massage Programme. And, occasionally, we will present a Junior Best Practice Award for those children who deserve extra special recognition. The second winner of this prestigious award is Erin Goble, aged 6.
Just look at this beautiful photo of Poppy Munnery, aged 8, massaging her sister, Maisy, who has Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy. We are so impressed and inspired by all the wonderful stories that Poppy has written for Maisy that we have presented her with the very first Junior Best Practice Award.
The end of the school year can bring mixed emotions for many pupils. These feelings are expressed in a positive and affirming Story Massage written by pupils and staff at The Early Focus Project and St James Primary School, Dublin 8. We hope you find it helpful. Continue reading
We are thrilled to announce our three latest Centres of Excellence – two schools and one college. This prestigious award is presented to schools, charities and organisations where at least four members of staff are trained in the Story Massage Programme and they have been using it for over a year. Our Centres of Excellence show remarkable commitment and enthusiasm for delivering the benefits of the programme with care and respect for every individual.
Congratulations to our latest Best Practice Award winners. These inspirational people have shown real commitment, creativity and passion in sharing the benefits of the Story Massage Programme with people of all ages and abilities. Here is a brief look at the amazing work that they do to make a real difference to the lives of babies, children and adults.