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Treasure Basket

A Treasure Basket is a shallow, sturdy basket containing a selection of everyday objects. It gives each child the opportunity to explore using their senses to discover what the object is, what it is like and perhaps what it does when shaken or manipulated. It is a simple, fun and very effective way of enriching the early experiences of children with sight problems and it is also an inexpensive resource that parents can create easily at home.

Eyebeez - www.eyebeez.co.uk

Eyebeez is an activities club for visually impaired children that meets on Wednesdays during school terms. The club is a place for our children to play and have fun and where they have the chance to take part in lots of different activities, games and outings. The Eyebeez Club is held on a  Wednesday evening and runs from 6.00pm – 7.30pm. There is parking available and there is also a dedicated disabled parking bay.

Location: St Johns Church Hall, Duke Street, Hamilton. ML3 7DT.

Enquire (educational advice) - www.enquire.org.uk

About Us - We are the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning. If you feel a child or young person needs extra help to get the most from their learning and are unsure what to do, we can help you. We have lots of practical advice and information about the education and additional support needs system in Scotland.  Enquire will explain how the system may relate to your situation and advise you on possible ways forward.

Centre for Under 5’s+ - www.centreforunderfives.co.uk

The Centre for Under Fives Plus was established in the mid 70's based on a simple idea to offer art resources at minimal cost, to playgroups and childminders. A few years later with arts & craft sales flourishing a "Toy Library" was introduced providing toys on loan to many groups. This was further developed to include those who cared for children with additional support needs e.g. parents, therapists etc. The toy library service offers a membership to the following groups and individuals:

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