[caption id="attachment_20839" align="alignright" width="300"] St Joseph's Specialist School and College - Nurture Room[/caption] Did you know that The Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) is the most widely sanctioned human rights treaty in history?   The United States is the only country that has yet to ratify this celebrated agreement – although it has signalled its intention to do so.   Article 31 of The Convention on the...

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Interactive games, like Magic Carpet and Magic Mirror, can help children with disabilities improve critical motor skills, according to research.     The study, published in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, found that that active games had a positive effect on helping to develop motor skills for many developmental disorders.   Project supervisor Dr Lisa Barnett, from Deakin's School of Health and Social Development, said: "Not all...

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Read the full case study here.   Sensory Guru has worked alongside staff at Hazel Court Community Specialist School to design their new Sensory Room, which has been named by learners as The Discovery Room, due to its ability to create an immersive environment where students can discover the wonders of the world around them.   Sensory Guru caught up with Katherine Lewis, a Specialist Communication Teaching Assistant from the...

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