This week marks National Volunteers’ Week, so we’d like to give recognition to our volunteers and say a huge thank you for their hard work over the past year. From trustees to fundraisers and sessional support volunteers, thank you all for making the Kangaroos community a happier place to be. Continue reading “It’s National Volunteers’ Week – A huge thank you to all of our Volunteers”
The impact of lockdown on children and young people with learning difficulties has been hugely unsettling. While a minority of SEND families have found lockdown a beneficial retreat from the stresses and strains of everyday life, most are finding behaviour management, homeschooling and other aspects of lockdown a major challenge. Continue reading “Lockdown is impacting heavily on SEND families”
Keep calm, stay wise and be kind is the message being shared by UK charity, Action for Happiness during these unprecedented set of circumstances. The movement, set up in 2011, aims to help people take action to make a kinder and happier world. Kindness and happiness are values we hold dear at Kangaroos so we want to share their message.
Continue reading “Keep Calm, Stay Wise & Be Kind”
For parents and carers looking after vulnerable children or young adults with a disability, these are challenging times. Amidst ongoing developments around the outbreak of COVID-19, it is inevitable that many of us will be feeling worried and unsure of what the future holds.
Continue reading “Your mental health is important right now – read our 7 tips for reducing stress”
As many of you will be aware, we have sadly had to postpone all of our clubs, activities and trips indefinitely in response to government advice concerning the transmission of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Continue reading “COVID-19 – How Kangaroos is responding”
We were over the moon to hear that local schoolgirl, Izzy Tomlinson of Warden Park Secondary Academy, came up with the idea of running a cake sale at her home to raise money for Kangaroos. Continue reading “Local schoolgirl raises £210 for Kangaroos!”