In partnership with Wokingham Borough Council and Management at Dimensions Loddon Court, we are delighted to share that INSAAN has been able to adapt a room to cater for people with profound and complex special needs. Adaptations include an overhead tracked ceiling hoist, corner-to-corner padded walls, low level special bed and appropriate safety matting on the […]
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You can Download our Annual Report 2016 below, summarising our year’s activities and progress.
The Thames Valley Adventure Playground (TVAP) has become a hugely popular and wonderful choice for holding INSAAN family events. This year was no different, as INSAAN hosted families from Reading, Slough, High Wycombe, Wokingham, Finchampstead and Basingstoke to celebrate Eid with their loved ones on a fun-filled day at a fantastic adventure park! The Playground boasts a number […]
INSAAN Patron Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West & Minister for Asia and the Pacific in the Foreign Office, visited Brookfields SEN School last week as part of the school’s ‘Careers Week 2016.’ Brookfields SEN School organise a Careers week for their Key Stage 4 and 6th Form students as part of […]
“Whenever I feel nostalgic about my sons’ early years, Pokemon is always a large part of those memories. I can still see my one son, a vision of yellow, dressed as Pikachu for Halloween, or the excitement in his and his brother’s eyes when they each dug a pack of Pokemon cards from the toe […]
This year, we added a special twist to our famous Special Mother’s Day celebration to make it that much more of a wonderful family gathering. Naats, Nasheeds and some additional soft music set the scene for a really relaxing, chilled out atmosphere. There was a large inflatable assault course which the young ones loved!! Some of the dads […]
A minute of your time may make the difference of a lifetime for someone else. Please read the following article and help by signing the following petition regarding the LACK of provisions for those with profound learning needs once they leave school in the Wokingham/Reading area (see link).
It was a really busy morning on 31st December for INSAAN as we saw out 2015 with a Pantomime at the Hexagon. The “relaxed performance” of Dick Whittington proved to be a big box office hit with our Special Needs families. INSAAN sponsored over 100 people, including children, parents, grandparents and carers to attend the […]
What is your experience of post-19+ Special Needs transition in the Greater Reading/Berkshire area? Listen to the views of one Special Needs mum with the support of INSAAN:
What an absolutely amazing Family Fun Day! This one had it all. Naats, Nasheeds, Qawaali, Henna workshop, Music Workshop, Gladiators, Soccer Shoot Out, Soft Play Area and a three course meal. Many, many, many Thanks to all the Special Needs Families that made the event a huge success. We look forward to more of the […]