Special needs support group gets a helping hand

Date: Thursday 27 April 2017

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Hartlepool Special Needs Support Group is thrilled to have benefited from a cash boost from our North East team.

Our £500 contribution is being used to fund special excursions and Easter events for the children, as well as singalong sessions to help welcome new members to the group.

The singalong sessions use lots of signing and visual aids to help children interact with the leader – and members – of the group.

Pat Allison, group manager, explains: “At Hartlepool Special Needs Support Group we place great emphasis on making sure we do everything that we can to promote interaction and creativity in all our sessions and activity with every young person in our care.

“It means so much to us all that Taylor Wimpey sees the fabulous work that we do at the centre and has chosen to support us. This money has been put to great use to ensure we’re able to provide the children with Easter events and activities, as well as organising trips out. We really are very grateful.”

The Hartlepool Special Needs Support Group has been helping people in the North East for over 25 years, relieving the needs and advancing the education and inclusion of young people with profound physical and/or learning disabilities.

The group also aims to enhance quality of life and lead the young people towards achieving their full potential.

Karl Morton, Sales and Marketing Director for Taylor Wimpey North East, says: “When we got in touch with Pat and the team at the Hartlepool Special Needs Support Group we knew we wanted to help in whatever way we could.

“We hope this contribution can make a difference to the centre and continue the fantastic work the team does on a daily basis. We’re proud to be supporting such a worthwhile initiative and hope the young people enjoy the events and activities.”

Pat concludes: “On behalf of everybody at the group, I’d like to extend our thanks to Taylor Wimpey.”