Our new project is a series of short ‘webcasts’ that will give you more information about BIRD, the therapies we offer as well as advice about areas that families often voice concerns such as education, communication and social interaction. Our first webcast tells you about BIRD but we have lots more to follow. Follow us […]
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BIRD offers accredited Elklan courses to parents as well as Elklan courses aimed at professionals working in school/nursery settings supporting children with communication difficulties. If you would like more details or to find out about courses we have running, please call us on 01244 678629.
Our second webcast talks about BIRD’s assessment process and a parent shares their experience of the early stages of treatment at BIRD … https://www.birdcharity.org.uk/us/webcasts-2/
Language learning develops from birth. Young babies are aware of sounds, they listen and can cry or be startled by unexpected noises. Young babies make sounds to different situations such as a cry to say ‘I am hungry’ or a cry to say ‘I am in pain’ and learn to turn when you are speaking. […]
It is believed that over 90% of children with Autistic Spectrum Condition will have social-communication difficulties, and approximately 65% of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Social-communication difficulties are also often associated with learning difficulties, including most commonly problems with literacy. Symptoms of social-communication difficulties include: * Difficulties interacting with family, friends and key care […]
The Charity has a vacancy for: Family Support Worker / Therapist – Full Time Salary dependant on experience The post will be based both at the charity’s centre in Eccleston near Chester and it’s outreach project in Oldham. You will work as part of a small multi-disciplinary team offering a rehabilitative programme to children and […]
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Help raise funds for BIRD’s work whilst celebrating the festive season. We have limited places on our ‘wreath making’ evening on Friday, 12th December in Eccleston, come along and under expert guidance make a wonderful fresh, festive wreath for your home. Tickets £35 per person (all equipment/decorations will be provided) or take advantage of our […]
If you would like to find out more about how BIRD can help your child or family member – please feel able to come along to our information evenings. Wednesday 17th September, 7-8pm we will be at Friezland Primary School, Greenfield, Oldham, a creche will be available for children. Thursday 25th September, 6.30-7.30pm we will be at […]
On Sunday 14th September, B.I.R.D. will be attending POINT’s ( Parents of Oldham in Touch )Family Drop In Session at MAHDLO, Oldham. Alison, B.I.R.D’s Speech & Language tTerapist will be available to talk with families. Information about B.I.R.D.’s forthcoming Information Evenings and Elklan Communication Courses for parents/teachers will be available. The whole family is welcome, and activities […]