Sensory Impairment Service (SIS), Twinkle Time - NCC

Type of service:
Groups, Clubs And Activities
Telephone number:
01604 368500
Service description:

Twinkle Time has joined with CHICs to form a sensory music session for children with a hearing or vision impairment. Sessions take place at Kingsthorpe Children's Centre (Northampton) and Penrith Drive Children's Centre (Wellingborough).

There will be activities to help develop your child's communication and sensory play. Advice from specialist staff is also available at the group. There is an opportunity for your child to have fun, and for you to chat with other parents. There will be a music/singing session followed by some time for refreshments, and an opportunity for parents to network and engage in sensory play activities.

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  • Cost:
    Age range:
    0 - 4 years
    British Sign Language
    Eligibility criteria:
    • Age - Early Years (0-5)
    • SEND descriptors
    Referral route:
    • Contact service direct
    • No referral needed
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