Write Size teams up with Breakthrough Learning

Write Size Ltd, home to the World’s first ever range of age appropriate pencils specially designed to fit children’s hands to promote better handwriting has teamed up with charity “Breakthrough Learning.” The charity, which is fast gathering support and momentum in UK helps children reach their full potential by giving them the right skill set and tools to become effective learners.

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Richard Boud
Aim high and believe

Her parents, Vanessa and Paul, were told to terminate the pregnancy, “She won’t be able to walk or talk”.

But the professionals were wrong. Alice walks, talks and embraces life to the full. As a toddler, she was frequently described as a ‘busy lady’ and was never one for sitting quietly in a corner, always curious to explore her environment and learn new things.

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Research study gets underway

Spring 2018 saw Breakthrough Learning kick off a research project working in collaboration with Reading and Kingston Universities. The project aims to evaluate the effect of using Mediated Learning to develop the cognition of children with Down’s Syndrome.

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Pilot study

The aim of our first pilot study was to raise awareness and generate evidence to demonstrate the outcomes, effectiveness and benefits of the Feuerstein’s Mediated Learning and Instrumental Enrichment programmes in primary schools and with children with Down's Syndrome.

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Richard Boud