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Epilepsy Awareness Week: S’s story

Ahead of this year’s Epilepsy Awareness Week, we have asked Kirsty, a mum of two, to talk to us about her daughter S, and her ...
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Navigating the world as an autistic adult with learning difficulties.

Meet T, a remarkable 24-year-old navigating life as an autistic individual with learning difficulties. At just 4 years old, T faced a life-changing battle with ...
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Children’s Mental Health Week: Life as a Sibling Carer

As part of Children’s Mental Health Week, we spoke to H about her daughter R, who is a sibling carer for her younger sister, G. ...
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Interoception and how it works for children with disabilities

“This is paradise”, shouted CJ, a 10-year-old autistic boy bouncing up and down on the trampoline at the Gympanzees Summer Pop Up in Bristol. CJ ...
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Enki’s Adventures at Gympanzees

As part of our ‘What Parents Say’ series we spoke to blogger Emily, writer of Enki’s Adventures about their recent visits to Gympanzees.    First of ...
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My son is living his life to the fullest!

After visiting Gympanzees this Summer, we spoke to blogger Adventures of Azaan about visiting Gympanzees with her two sons, A (6) and R (11). My ...
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Thank you, Gympanzees, for being a friend

“Thank you, Gympanzees, for being a friend.” This quote was from 10-year-old A. After visiting the Gympanzees Pop Up this Summer, we spoke to mum ...
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Somewhere for both our girls

Stephanie, a parent from Bristol, struggled to find places she could take her two daughters with additional needs. Until they decided to give Gympanzees a ...
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The Art of Play: Bringing the magic of Gympanzees to life!

Launching our Project Home Appeal, we were looking for an artist who could help us capture the essence of what a permanent Gympanzees centre would ...
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