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Flora's story (video)

In this video we hear from Sally, David and their daughter Flora about how Henshaws College has helped Flora. They discuss the therapies and activities that have helped her become her own person.

Roisin and Celine's Story (video)

Roisin is a second year student at Henshaws College. Listen to Roisin and her mum Celine talk about why Henshaws was the right fit for them.

Our family's journey with Henshaws (blog)

This blog is written by Karen, mum to William and Annabel who have both attended Henshaws Specialist College. She shares her family's story.

Starting college - A mum's perspective (blog)

This blog is written by Kate, mum to Tess. It shares their experience of joining Henshaws Specialist College.

Covid-19 and autism: A mum's perspective (blog)

How does the Coronavirus crisis affect someone with severe autism? Kate Simpson shares the story of her daughter Tess, who attends our Specialist College.

"We have had the joy of knowing Max loves going to College and taking part as a key player, rather than a mere spectator." (Blog)

Max is in her final year at our specialist college and is based in The Starting Point, a dedicated setting for students on the autistic spectrum. Max's mum, Brigitte, shares her story.

Sharing the sofa with grandma for the first time - Karina's story (blog)

Karina is 21 and she graduated from Henshaws College in July 2015. During her time at College, staff supported Karina to learn to stand and walk. Her mum shares her story here.

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