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£830raised of £2,000 target by 25 supporters

    Weʼve raised £830 to help fund updated gym equipment and an outdoor gym for a specialist senior school for autistic spectrum disorder children.

    Funded on Monday, 18th September 2017

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    Oscar has taken on the challenge, with the 3 tutors that have helped him over the last year, to do a 10km Rough Runner race in September to raise funds for Stony Dean School in Amersham. Between the four of them they would like to try to raise £2000.

    Stony Dean School is a specialist state senior school for autistic spectrum disorder children and children with other similar learning difficulties involving motor and social challenges. Oscar and his tutors (Team 'Oscar Winners') would like to raise enough funds to provide updated gym equipment and an outdoor gym for these children to use. Oscar has been inspired by exercise and working out in a gym and would like to help other children to be able to achieve the same.

    There is no denying that physical fitness does wonders for the body and mind and research has found a significant impact on motor and social skills in these children.

    Health and fitness is often more difficult and less intrinsically rewarding for kids on the spectrum, for many reasons, but particularly oversensitivity to lights, sounds and tactile stimuli. Many experience delays in motor and coordination development and team sports are also especially challenging for ASD children due to communication and social interaction.

    Providing a comfortable sporting environment will aid the children's social communication difficulties and behavioural needs. This gives a more relaxed environment for children to workout with specialist teachers from Stony Dean, who understand clearly their needs. The children are hopefully able to experience success in a structured environment and therefore gain motivation to pursue physical health and wellbeing and potentially creating a more enriched life as they develop into adulthood.



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      • Keith Nichols

        Keith Nichols

        Sep 18, 2017

        Well done Oscar!


      • John Cowie

        John Cowie

        Sep 15, 2017


      • Anonymous


        Sep 15, 2017

      • John Forbes

        John Forbes

        Sep 15, 2017


      • Ken Howard

        Ken Howard

        Sep 15, 2017

        Good luck Oscar


      • Penelope Mallitte

        Penelope Mallitte

        Sep 10, 2017

        Goodluck Oscar! Well done.Penny, Hattie, Piers and Hugo


      • Elizabeth Bullman

        Elizabeth Bullman

        Sep 5, 2017

        Fantastic effort Oscar, well done you. I am sponsoring you £20 for all yours effort and I am sponsoring your Mum £20 for having the sense to not do this challenge. Leave it to the fit and healthy!


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