On Saturday 11th March the Board of Trustees had an away day to discuss the budget for 2017 and the future of Playskill, sustainability of funding and other important topics. Big thanks to Christ Church who gave their premises free of charge for this important event for the charity.
Playskill was delighted to welcome Dorothy Thornhill to Playskill yesterday. Dorothy has supported the group since she first came to the pilot group in June 2006 of Playskill. She attended with Councillor Karen Collett. Dorothy praised the professionalism of the staff and the support for all the family provided by Playskill.
A month ago Jesse and I met a neonatal neurologist at UCLH hospital in London. She approached us, said hello to Jesse and burst into tears! Rewind to nearly 3 years earlier and in that same building my husband and I were told, after a rather long ultrasound scan, that our unborn child had part […]
Good evening everyone. I am not great with public speaking so please bear with me! My name is Sumayya, and my daughter Safiya and I have been attending Playskill for just under a year. So just to give you a little background about Safiya… After an uneventful pregnancy, Safiya was born in a poor condition, […]
From Laura: “Playskill has had a huge impact on my Son and me and I don’t know what we’d do without them. My Son had no trust for anyone and hated being in group situations, but since starting Playskill his social skills have improved tremendously while making huge progress with his physical and mental development. You […]
Hi, my name is Sally and myself, Hector and Alice go to the Hemel Playskill group every Friday afternoon. My son, Hector, has IDIC 15 a rare chromosome condition that means he has more Chromosome 15 material than you or I. However to me that’s just a label, what this really means for Hector is […]
Suzannah’s Speech Our son Freddie was born with a rare neurological condition called congenital bilateral perisylvian polymicrogyria. With only about 1 – 200 cases diagnosed worldwide – still so little is known about the people affected with it. We were told during our pregnancy that we were to have a brain damaged child and, whilst […]
We are delighted to announce that thanks to One Family our new group will start from January. We hope you have seen the press articles t about the official launch of the £25,000 to set up our new Garston group from the One Family voting which you all made possible! Article in the Watford Observer […]
On Monday 5th December we had the most wonderful 2 Christmas parties at Soul Survivor! We had a huge crowd from our current groups in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and some new children from our Garston group all together for our first party 1-2.30pm. The party started with food for all, and we welcomed special guests […]