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How does the Coronavirus crisis affect someone with severe autism? Kate Simpson shares the story of her daughter Tess.
The much-anticipated Harrogate MONOPOLY game hit the shops last week. And .. drum roll .. we get to star in it!
What does the world look like if you have a visual impairment or disability? Let Alfie, a student at our Specialist College, show you through his award winning art.
Students from our Specialist College in Harrogate recently celebrated completion of their Duke of Edinburgh Silver Award.
Expertise in assistive technology at our Specialist College plays a big part in our student’s success. Elspeth is building her skills in using switches to develop independence.
Families, friends and special guests joined staff and students for a day of celebration at our graduation ceremony at our Specialist College in Harrogate.
Two visually-impaired students from Henshaws Bradford Centre have set themselves a major challenge this month.
We find out how sensory integration therapy allows students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) to access their educational curriculum.
Students at our Specialist College in Harrogate have been getting an insight into what it takes to be an athlete.
Andrew, a student at Henshaws Specialist College, is one of just over 100 people in the world to have been diagnosed with PACS1 syndrome. Linda, Andrew’s mum, shares his story.
Our Specialist College welcomed local employers and support organisations onto campus for our first Careers Information, Advice & Guidance day for students and their families.
Statement regarding the suspension of services to students at Henshaws Specialist College
Meet Holly, a student at Henshaws Specialist College. Holly wrote this blog on her eye gaze computer to share her experience of being a young person living with disability.
Growing potatoes, creating a wildlife pond and an overnight expedition were among the activities completed by five of our college students for their Duke of Edinburgh Award.
Families, friends and special guests joined staff and students for a day of celebration at our 2018 graduation ceremony at our Specialist College in Harrogate.
Aimee Jackson, a teacher at Henshaws Specialist College in Harrogate, has been shortlisted for the Award for Excellence in Special Needs Education in the Pearson Teaching Awards.
Students at Henshaws Specialist College in Harrogate have been getting extra help from North Yorkshire Police and Harrogate Town football club on how to stay safe.
By supporting William to develop his communication and IT skills he was able to write an original story and bring it to life through stop motion animation. What an achievement!
The final of our 2018 Henshaws Got Talent competition celebrates the diversity of our Specialist College students and their unique talents.
Dermot Heslop from British Judo has been coaching students and staff at our Specialist College in judo. They recently achieved the standard required to be awarded their red belts.
Our open morning at Henshaws Bradford Centre gave visitors the chance to find out more about the opportunities we offer for young people with SEND.
Jake swims with the Downs Syndrome Swimming - Great Britain team. We find out how he and the squad got on at the 2017 European Championships.
The supported internship programme at our Specialist College helps prepare students with learning disabilities for employment. We find out more.
Henshaws Specialist College in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, recently hosted its 4th annual Leisure, Lifestyle and Work Fair, a free transitions event for young disabled people.
Carl works at Henshaws College and is on a Makaton mission to make communication more accessible for those with special needs.
Students from Henshaws Specialist College have bagged a trio of awards for their Young Enterprise venture Eco Threads. We caught up with the young entrepreneurs to find out more.
Students sang, danced and signed to demonstrate their own unique talents at our annual college talent competition for 2017.
Our new Supported Internship scheme prepares young people with disabilities for the world of work. Here we share Jake’s success story.
Read how our specialist staff have enabled College student Mary to use assistive technology to find her voice.
Dermot Heslop from British Judo explains how to make judo accessible for disabled young people, and why participation in sport has such an impact on their health and wellbeing.
Advice on shopping strategies for people with autism from Aimee Jackson, Autism Programme Leader at Henshaws Specialist College in Harrogate.
Henshaws Specialist College student Tom is taking part in the Melmerby 10km run this May to raise money for new gym equipment at College
"I’ve learnt so much with Henshaws, but I’m really excited to share with you one of the biggest achievements I’ve made – travelling on my own from Yorkshire to Scotland!"
For World Autism Awareness week, we explore how our new edible sensory garden is making a difference to students in our specialist autism centre
Henshaws College graduate Karina learnt to stand and walk so she could step into her grandma's house and enjoy spending time together as a family. Her Mum Amanda tells her story.
Henshaws Specialist College graduate Edward left College in 2012. We were delighted when his mum Carole and dad Alec shared Edward’s story.
College graduate Rachael now runs her own arts and crafts business from home. She explains what life is like for her now and how Henshaws supported her to achieve her goals.
Henshaws graduate Nathan came back to talk to us about his new craft shop and cafe which is putting the practical skills he learnt at College to good use.
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