A Call for Toy Donations to Support FSW Children’s Holiday Clubs

Have you some old toys? Would you like to donate them to us? Family Support Wales are arranging to offer support to children in Carmarthenshire during the school holidays and every Saturday in 2023       FSW will be supporting children with complex needs and disabilities every Saturday morning 09.00 - 12.00 at the Coleshill Centre Llanelli. We will also be supporting children at Heol Goffa during the school holiday term Read more...

From Frontline to how we Walk the Line

It seems a long long time ago when every Thursday at 8pm many would take the time to applaud and appreciate frontline workers. There was warmth, compassion and outward displays of appreciation as this country slipped into a coma of isolation and uncertainty. There was genuine fear throughout the country and the world as covid unmercifully took many lives. We were all in uncharted territory as the UK waited for the storm to pass and pass it did and Read more...

Family Support Wales-Supporting Children and Adults in the Community

Family Support Wales offers a range of services to support your child in community activities. Our staff are trained to deal with challenges and potential difficulties that may occur. Our staff are experienced in supporting children whose lives are impacted by such difficulties as autism and ADHD. We understand the benefit of social inclusion and Read more...

Family Fun Day 11th June

  Fun costumes and the familiar faces of well-known film and book characters, helped to highlight the important work of local services in Neath Port Talbot and deliver a few key healthy messages to families. Colleagues from Swansea Bay University Health board, as well as local family services and charities, dressed up for the occasion and helped make the Flying Start Neath Port Talbot Family Fun Day at Ysgol Bae Baglan a big hit with families. Read more...

Walk for MIND

Hi, I'm Rob Boucher I am currently training for a 6 day charity walk in November, it will be on the ancient Inca trail in Peru. The walk will be very tough, climbing three mountains and ending at one of the new seven wonders of the world, Machu Picchu. Starting in the ancient city of Cusco at 2,200m and the highest mountain pass at 4,200m high, worryingly named Dead Woman's Pass! I am raising money for MIND the mental health charity. Having needed Read more...

Autism can be diagnosed using eye trackers!

Autism can be diagnosed using eye trackers, University of Waterloo researchers say!

Neuro-typical children focus on a person's eye while autistic children look at the mouth, study finds Researchers at the University of Waterloo say they have developed a new, "kid-friendly" way of diagnosing autism in young children. It uses infrared technology to read the way a child's eyes move as they process the features of a person's face. "A Read more...