Laely’s confidence to communicate and connect with the world is coming on leaps and bounds, thanks to Jenny, her volunteer Sense Buddy.
Laely is non-verbal and uses facial expressions, gestures, vocalisations and picture symbols to express herself.
Since joining the Sense Buddying scheme, Laely has developed a trusting, supportive friendship with her Sense Buddy.
Jenny has become an expert in Laely’s communication methods. They share many lovely moments of connection and plenty of giggles. Drawing together has become a unique means of conversation between the two, with Laely and Jenny taking turns to add to a picture before Laely proudly shows off the finished piece.Continue reading “Growing in confidence: with a Sense volunteer Buddy.”