We talk to Alison Kennedy, a physiotherapist with International China Concern about her work sharing the benefits of the Story Massage Programme in a children’s home in China.
Story Massage Programme blog
Centre of Excellence awarded to St Giles School. Watch a video of the programme in action to see the benefits of communication and engagement for learners.
A teacher explains how she introduced the Story Massage Programme to a class of children with PMLD as a fully inclusive activity.
Seeking consent to touch is integral to the Story Massage Programme. We look at ways of gaining consent – both verbal and non-verbal.
Guest Blogger, Joanna Grace, founder of The Sensory Projects, gives a fascinating insight into the power of story for people of all ages and abilities.
A multi-sensory dimension to storytelling brings a greater sense of engagement, communication and enjoyment for many children and adults. We share two sensory massage stories.
A Higher Level Teaching Assistant explains how the Story Massage Programme is a fun and effective way of sharing curriculum topics such as Under the Sea and The Great Outdoors.
Read our guest blog by Sophie Kidd-Munnery, who writes about the many benefits of sharing sensory stories for children with PMLD and their families.
How can you encourage engagement with stories for learners with PMLD? We look at how massage stories can bring fun and enjoyment for all.