Author Archive | Helen Schielke

‘Let’s Talk Together’ course for parents/carers

We will be running a course for parents/ carers called  ‘Let’s Talk Together’ exploring support and strategies to help children who have social communication difficulties. Does your child have difficulties with their social communication skills? -Do they find it hard to know when it’s their turn to talk -Difficulty understanding sarcasm -Difficulty recognising how others […]

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Would you like to know more about our work?

Dates for your diary- BIRD will be holding information evenings/ afternoons during September and it would be great if you could pass on the information to anyone you think maybe interested! Sunday, 14th September 2.30pm-3.30pm – POINT, MAHDLO, Oldham Wednesday 17th September we will be at Friezland Primary School, Greenfield, Oldham Thursday 25th September we will […]

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Find out more about BIRD

If you know anyone – friend, family or colleague that you feel could benefit from the therapy we offer here at BIRD, please take this opportunity to spread the word about our next information afternoon and evening that we will be holding on Thursday 19th June in Oldham. The information afternoon and evening will be taking place at: […]

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‘Understanding language’ workshop

We will be holding a workshop ‘Helpful hints for understanding language’ on Tuesday, 10th June from 10.30-12.30pm at the BIRD Centre, Chester for parents/carers and people working with children with additional needs. The workshop run by BIRD’s Speech & Language Therapist will focus upon verbal reasoning and cover planning appropriate questions at the appropriate level […]

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Eccleston Open Gardens – Sunday, 8th June

On Sunday, 8th June, our friends and neighbours in Eccleston will be opening their gardens to the public to raise funds for BIRD, there will be many private cottage gardens open to view between 1pm and 5pm.  Tea and cake will be served during the afternoon, plants will be available for sale too.  Please come […]

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Charity Football Tournament

MBNA Charity Football Fun Day will take place this year on Saturday, 14th June between 10am & 6pm at Cheshire County Sportd Club, Chester. 7-a-side teams needed – £85 per team – for more details please contact nigel.james@bankofamerica.com. Great day out for all the family!

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Chester BIRDS

 We are thrilled to be supported by ‘Chester BIRDS’ – a group of ‘discerning’ ladies in our local community who have to chosen to support the families we help at BIRD – please ‘like’ their Facebook page and if anyone is free and would like to join the launch evening at Oddfellows, Chester on Friday, 28th […]

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Coffee Morning at the Uniting Church, Chester

The Coffee Morning at the Uniting Church in Garden Lane (Methodist and United Reformed) on Saturday 1st March 2014 will be supporting BIRD. Admission to the coffee morning is £2 to include fairtrade coffee, tea and cake. There will be a home made cake stall and a raffle with quality prizes. This is an event in Fair Trade Fortnight (24 February – […]

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‘Let’s Talk with 5-9’s’

  We know from feedback from families and professionals that communication is an area that presents many concerns and for this reason we are pleased to offer ‘Let’s Talk with 5-9’s’ course for parents/family members/carers and people working with children with difficulties in speech, language and communication.  This is an Elklan accredited course delivered by […]

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