Beky is a young lady of 16 years, with severe special needs. She “works” in the office and is the nurse, handing out plasters to CAYP who need it, and scissors, glue, papers etc. Her carer is there with her and they attend activities which are suitable for her. Beky watched Uncle Moishy and the Twin of France (famous Jewish children’s characters) on video countless times and put in a request that the Twins of France should come to S Pinter Youth Project.
An ambulance is a lifesaver!
(Eli, aged 11)
Eli’s Father is critically ill. She struggles with a father in hospital and fears of the unknown all the time. She and her sisters participate in all the Shoshanim activities at no cost due to their financial difficulties.
“I’ve got loads of friends”
Beth aged 11
Beth has down syndrome and motor skill weaknesses. She attends a school catering for special needs. In the school holidays she is mainstreamed in Shoshanim.
I’m coming back to Hackney
Hassy went to 6th form out of town. She was feeling burnt out. Her headteacher always seemed to be displeased with her and even her classmates didn’t seem to accept her.
“I wish Magic Moments could be all day long!”
Fay, 10, has learning disabilities and was a miserable little girl with concentration difficulties, dyslexia, low muscle toning, memory and processing difficulties.
It brings together children and young people with diverse needs and backgrounds in an atmosphere of friendship, inclusivity and acceptance. It’s great to see them working together as a group and creating long lasting friendships.
Today S Pinter Youth Project integrated children's charity enriches the lives of over 1850 different children and young people per annum from London boroughs of Hackney, Haringey and barnet.