There can be lots of barriers to children and young people accessing education effectively. It can be hard to know what strategies to try. We hope you will find something to help your pupil on their journey from nursery through to secondary school.
Here you will find information and advice about the skills that children and young people want and need to learn to become independent adults.
Learning to look after yourself is the first step to developing independence. Self care includes washing, dressing, going to the toilet and eating and drinking.
A child's day is full of play. Play helps children learn and practice new skills, make friends and find a sense of self. Play changes as children develop into adults and includes hobbies and leisure activities.
The FIZZY and Clever Hands programme has been developed by therapists in Kent Community NHS Trust.
FIZZY works on three specific areas;