Since 2008 I have supported the development of artistic languages and practices with Children and Young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities through various engagements. My experience includes facilitating transitions from the home into social environments as well as working on more sustained projects.
without words we took sticks from the near by wooded area back into the group and there in the noise of others, wound strings of different colour, sometimes grouping the sticks and sometimes choosing to leave them singular, then placed them back into the ground amongst green blades of grass and rested for a while
Most recently (2016-2019) I created and facilitated a three year Arts programme inspired by the poem This is Your Age by Buddhist philosopher and poet Daisaku Ikeda.
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