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Live & Love it supports children and young people up to the age of 18 years.

A child does not require a diagnosis to access the services offered by Live & Love it.

We have experience working with children and young people with:

        • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD including Asperger’s)Love & Love it - Sensory Feely Tub
        • Developmental Coordination Disorder
        • Dyspraxia
        • Sensory processing difficulties
        • Down Syndrome
        • Anxiety
        • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
        • Specific learning disabilities
        • Early Developmental Trauma
        • Hypermobility
        • Cerebral Palsy
        • Pathological Deman Avoidance (PDA)
        • Global Developmental Delay
        • Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

        We support many children who are school-refusers or who are homeschooled either by choice or due to difficulty identifying an appropriate school provision.

      • GENETIC DISORDERS
        • 22q11.2 deletion/duplication syndrome
        • PTEN hamartoma tumor syndrome
        • Chromosome 8p disorders
        • Lesch Nyhan syndrome

      • We can support if a child is having difficulty in any of the following areas:

        Self-Care
        • Self-Regulation
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        • Self Esteem
        • Dressing; putting clothes on, zips, buttons, shoelaces
        • Brushing teeth
        • Using cutlery
        • Participating in family mealtimes
        • Eating a range of age-appropriate foods
        • Toileting
        • Opening packages in a lunch box
        • Bathing / showering
        • Hair brushing / hair washing
        • Nail cutting
        Productivity (School skills)
        • Handwriting (pencil grip, letter formation, sizing and spacing etc.)
        • Scissors skills
        • Reading (e.g. trouble keeping their place on the page, missing lines or fatigue)
        • Attention and concentration
        • Sitting correctly on a chair in class
        • Participating in PE lessons
        • Organising resources on their desk or in their bag
         Play and Leisure
        • Using playground equipment; slides, swings, climbing frames, monkey bars and roundabouts
        • Ball skills; throwing, catching and football
        • Socialising appropriately with peers
        • Participating age appropriately in extra-curricular activities; gymnastics, dance, judo, swimming, cubs, brownies, science, choir, animation and story-telling etc.
        • Accessing the community
        • Amusing themselves in play without adult support
        • Activating cause and effect toys
        • Willingness to engage in messy play