The children had great fun at a dance workshop where they learned all about “locking” which is a form of hip hop dance. By the end of the morning they put all the moves together to make up a dance. Even the staff joined in. The children were definitely better at co-ordinating their hands and… Read more “Locking” P4-P6 Peer Support
Aberdeen City Council need your help to choose the best name for the new specialist school that will replace Hazelwood School, Woodlands School and the Preschool ASN Service and invite you to register your vote. click here to register your vote The most popular name will be presented to Elected Members on the 15th March.
NSPCC has issued a warning over an app called “Yellow”. This is a dating-style app aimed at teenagers, which is putting young people at risk by having no checks on users age, NSPCC has warned. Yellow does not have any checks in place to verify ages and it potentially compromises the location of young people… Read more NSPCC warning over “Yellow” app
One of our Primary 4 Pupils Marc Hutchison was inspired to write this poem after learning about Chinese New Year.
Upcoming events with Grampian Deaf Childrens Society
Everyone at the Vision Support Service would like to thank Corkies for their generous donation of £350. We will use the donation to help fund our latest peer support project in the new year. Children and young people with VI will get together to share experiences and develop their self-confidence through fun activities and learning… Read more A huge thank you to Corkies Aberdeen
NDCS’s Deaf-friendly Swimming Project has been shortlisted as one of seven finalists in the sports category for the National Lottery Awards 2016! We have already beaten off stiff competition from 600 organisations to reach this stage, but now we need your help! The winner is decided by a public vote which is… Read more Deaf-friendly Swimming Project
Donations to the VSS A big thank you to Corkies for their continuing support & a cheque for £250 which will go to support our children with exploring technology for reading for pleasure. We were delighted that “Gwen’s boys”, Matthew, Callum, and Will who ran for the Star Kids Trust chose our service to receive… Read more Donations
We held a joint Parents’ Information Evening on the 5th May with Aberdeenshire Sensory Support Service and the Grampian Deaf Children’s Society. We were delighted to see so many parents/families at the evening and from the feedback we received afterwards, parents really enjoyed the event. Alan McQueen, Family Officer, gave a talk on how the… Read more Parents’ Information Evening
VINCYP (Visual Impairment Network for Children and Young People) are holding a seminar on 17th June, which aims to provide information on cerebral visual impairment (CVI) for professionals, outwith health, who support children and young people with visual impairment. Click the link below for more information and a registration form. CVI event and registration form