From our STEM workshops for aspiring scientists with twice exceptionalities, September 2017 attendees (funded by the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London)


“The most valuable thing was definitely for (name deleted) to experience Imperial College, quality lecturing, with some similar students whilst being pushed outside of his comfort zones…. Please do keep me posted on any future events”

“Discovering new ways to teach my child”

“Networking and thinking about the strengths of the students”

“The information given to me as a parent regarding students with twice exceptionalities was very useful”

“Having discussions with other parents”

“The ability to openly discuss ideas and network with other parents. Also being given some tips to engage sons’ in learning”

“Getting to understand 2e better and discovering new strategies for motivating and encouraging my son to reach his potential, networking and meeting other parents who face similar challenges”

“It was really beneficial for (name deleted) to experience the day in a University environment with some similar children”

“Sara, a huge thank you for yesterday’s workshop.  You are so inspiring, and your vision and passion for making education accessible for all was clearly evident”

“I found the whole day extremely valuable and interesting; the sessions with Susen and Ray opened my eyes to possibilities and new ways of thinking.  They are both very knowledgeable, and I’m grateful for the way in which they were so willing to share information with us”

“I left Imperial College last night feeling encouraged and with renewed hope for my autistic son (name deleted).Please continue your vital work, and I hope you secure funding to arrange more of these workshops. If I can help or support in any way, don’t hesitate to get in touch”
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“The chance to let my students spend a day focused on activities that they find really fun and to be able to ask all the questions that they have”

“For me as a TA, I came away from the day really inspired”

“I felt truly proud of the school that I work in as I now know that in our setting, we do everything to support our 2e students and are determined to help them flourish”

“Sharing of strategies to challenge and support these students and also how to identify these students”

“Resources and discussion”
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“That it made me think about how each thing would help me personally”

“Talks from people who suffer but are successful”

“Meeting people with the same condition as me”

“All of it”


“Working with team to build a bridge that didn’t necessarily agree with my tactics, but it was interesting to work with them”

“Puzzles were very sophisticated”

“It was fun and interesting”

“Puzzles, Maths…..free questions about Physics”

“Maths was interesting in the way that it was set out and the way that I had to find a solution”

“I was interested in Biology and the stem cells”

“I really enjoyed the bridge building”

“Seeing what different ideas/structures worked best (in the bridge building activity)”

“Learning more about engineering”

From our Inspire Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), May 2017 workshop attendees (in partnership with Canterbury Christ Church University)

“Answering of questions about teaching strategies as a group”

“It was comprehensive”

“Engaging activities”

“Being made aware of the different approaches that are being taken to inclusion”

“ICT links, individual learning profiles, use of SOLO”

“Active participation”

“Advice on SEND strategies”
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