Combining stories with massage for learners with PMLD can bring benefits including communication, engagement, fun and opportunities for meaningful interaction.
Story Massage Programme blog
A mother explains how the Story Massage Programme has helped her daughter with PMLD cope with bereavement through positive touch and poetry.
Improved communication and social interaction are among the key benefits of the Story Massage Programme at Ty Gwyn Special School in Cardiff.
Looking for bedtime ideas? Find our how the Story Massage Programme helps one family establish a bedtime routine for Thomas, who has complex needs and PMLD.
Centre of Excellence awarded to Ysgol Y Deri School where the Story Massage Programme is part of the Sensory Curriculum. Watch a video of ‘Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star’ filmed at the school.
The Story Massage Programme can have a positive impact not only for a child with PMLD, but for the whole family by strengthening bonds, bringing comfort and making stories more meaningful.
Centre of Excellence awarded to Staffordshire Complex Needs Service working with adults with PMLD. Follow their 10 step advice for implementing the programme within a day service.