Let’s take a look at the equipment and facilities on offer at Ruby & Ollie’s:
- Sensory garden, paths for walkers/ chairs for ease of manoeuvring; A beautiful inclusive spot for children to play, share, learn or just sit and share some food under the big oak tree with their friends!
- Reach & Match Learning Kit; an innovative educational kit which empowers children with special needs and facilitates inclusive education setting. It includes braille and print forms for both vision impaired and sighted children to develop literacy as well as essential childhood skills such as cognitive, motor, social and communication skills.
- Cosy Dome: a quiet space for overstimulated children to take down time & connect with other children. Developmental benefits include; Proprioception, Balance, Coordination, Core Body Strength, Motor Planning, Flexibility, Problem Solving, Cooperation, Social Development
- Reach & Play Panels; these vibrant activity play panels allow for wheelchair accessibility, they are sensory stimulating and create a whole lot of fun while helping children learn and play TOGETHER.
- Touch Wood (totem poles); sensory stimulating pieces that complement the natural environment. The Touchwood totems provide sensory tactile play value and stunning visual appeal. Each totem is hand sculpted from cypress pine, so is unique piece with its own distinctive shape, grain and sensory texture.
- Tumble form chairs; floor sitter chairs that are made from firm density foam and are shaped to give side and head support and a pommel to keep the legs apart. They are used to offer a more upright or a reclined position depending on the needs at the time.
- Adjustable seating (Kelly chair); strong and well balanced chairs that come with a large range of accessories which offer support and stability whilst eating or doing other sitting tasks
- Bee chair; fully adjustable seating system specifically designed for young children to offer supported functional seating. It provides a wide variety of head, trunk, leg and foot support options.
- Inclusion tables; facilitate group work. The Inclusion Table can be adjusted to suit the needs of a child with physical disabilities during meal times providing table top support for feeding and or activities. Children can often be separated from their friends due to their physical requirements for safe eating, but the Inclusion Table allows other children to join their friend during meal times, promoting inclusion across the day.