News

  • Curry Night with Café Balti

    26 June, 2017

    We have teamed up with Café Balti in Wolverton, Milton Keynes and award-winning Chef Baul Miah for a fantastic curry night to raise money for MacIntyre. Whether you’re a spice-craving Vindaloo fan or you prefer a creamy and comforting Korma, there will be plenty of choice on offer at the all you can eat buffet,…

  • Shared Lives Week 2017

    23 June, 2017

    This week is Shared Lives Week, which aims to recognise all of the great Shared Lives Carers out there and shining a light on the great opportunities that Shared Lives schemes bring to the people we support. To celebrate this, each day this week we have been sharing stories about some of our brilliant Shared…

  • Silent Voices

    22 June, 2017

    In 2016, authors Jo Allmond and Joy Thomas met at the Hawkesbury Upton Literary Festival. After discovering that they were both mothers and carers of disabled children, and realising that there was a need to help others with a disability to have a voice, the idea for Silent Voices was born. Silent Voices is a…

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Great Interactions Blog

  • Creative Meditation

    26 June, 2017

    Is meditation the way forward to help people with ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) deal with anxiety? Sam grabs and holds on to people, Alex shouts and shows his aggressive face, Mary cries, Barry takes it out on parents when he goes home at night and David won’t get in the taxi to go home at…

  • All our Intensive Interactions are great ones!

    19 June, 2017

    I feel very honoured to have been given the task of mentoring staff across our school site to work towards their Competent Practitioner award in Intensive Interaction. Whilst collecting video evidence of interactions, I have been filled with joy at what I have witnessed. Such Great Interactions using the principles of Intensive Interaction. Seeing staff…

  • A difficult topic…..

    12 June, 2017

    When bad things happen in the world it can be difficult enough to talk about them to our friends and family, let alone to the people we support who may not understand fully or could be affected by darkness more deeply than the general public. The temptation is definitely there to shelter people. Switch off…

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