We have had a bit of a ride with our son and the journey isn’t over yet. Early on in our trip we met with Early Intervention Services and were presented with a series of options and brochures of what
We have a Down Syndrome son called Riley 8yrs. He was a Prem baby born 9 weeks early weighing 21b lloz. When Riley was born we didn’t know he was Down Syndrome. He wasn’t diagnosed until he was 4 months
I have twin girls that were born premature at 28weeks. From time to time they have attended the Champion Centre who put us onto the Special Needs Library. This resource is fantastic and amazing as not only could I get the exact same resources that they had been working with at the Champion Centre to use at home I could often get two of the same thing which prevented any squabbling over toys!. There is also an Occupational Therapist on hand to help you to select the right resources for your child’s needs.
This is a fabulous resource for Christchurch which should never be lost – please support it in any way you can
“I have been involved with the Christchurch Special Needs Library for almost 10 years as I joined not long after my youngest son George was born. George suffered a brain haemorrhage at birth and this means both gross and fine
“the Therapists at the Champion Centre and the parents who attend are regular users of the service. They borrow and return resources for particular children at particular stages of their development and keep children engaged and learning through the combination
Hi I am Molly and this speech is about me and how I have learnt to never give up. When I was a baby I was very tiny and not growing. The doctors got very worried about me and so
Six rainbow coloured peg boards to create letters, numbers or geometric designs using rubber bands. Excellent for fine motor skill development.
Beautiful coloured wooden beads on an elastic band for manipulation and tactile stimulation.
Fill your basket at the fruit stand! Invite early dramatic play with nutritious, freshly designed, soft, plastic produce! Set of 10 includes apple, strawberry, lemon, banana, plum, orange, apricot, grapes and pear, all stored in a plastic bushel basket
Hand puppet part of the Baby Einstein line. This one is Baby Van “Gogh”. the artist.