Play, Activities & Support
is a parent-led charity covering the Borough of Richmond-upon-Thames and surrounding areas, which aims to help children and young people with additional needs and their families.
The additional needs of the children include autistic spectrum disorder, Down’s syndrome, hearing or visual impairment, cerebral palsy, developmental delay and rare or undiagnosed syndromes.
We offer opportunities for the children and their siblings to play and develop, and provide information and support for their families and carers.
Children coming to Me too & Co have the opportunity to:
- Have fun playing with toys
- Socialise with other children
- Sing along while learning sign language
- Attend the Music Club
- Have fun with Arts & Crafts
- Attend weekly Osteopathy Sessions
- Attend Sibling Workshops
- Attend Communication Groups
- Attend ‘Bubbles’ for children with complex multi-sensory impairments
Their Parents/Carers have the opportunity to:
- Get Advice from Health Professionals
- Get Advice on Benefits
- Attend Talks and Workshops
- Get Education Advice and Advocacy
- Receive Counselling or join a Support Group
- Meet other Parents/Carers
- Receive Complementary Therapies
All are welcome
Tuesdays: 2.30pm – 5.30pm (age 0–12)
Fridays: 9.30am – 12 noon (age 0–5)
ACTIVITIES AND TALKS ARE FREE. DONATIONS WELCOME
Me too & Co is an incorporated charity and does not receive any statutory funding. We are solely dependent on grants, donations and fundraising in order to operate. Me too & Co has teamed up with , so donors can easily and securely make a single or monthly donation online. To find out more about how you can help us check out our funding page.
Me too & Co offers play sessions for children with additional needs and special needs, including developmental delay, cerebral palsy, visual impairment, rare syndromes, autism, down syndrome, hearing impairment, social communication difficulties and other physical impairments and learning disabilities.
Me too & Co is based in Richmond and Twickenham. Me too & co offers play sessions on Friday and Tuesdays where children with special needs play with toys, have story telling and singing with signing, didgeridoo and drumming. Me too & Co offers parents and carers advice and support on health, continence. Me too & Co offers help with benefits, completing the DLA Disability Living Advice form. Me too & Co also offers advice and advocacy on SEN, special educational needs. Me too & Co offers counselling, and play therapy and psychotherapy.
Me too & Co offers cranial osteopathy and infant massage for children with additional needs. Me too & Co also provides complementary therapies such as head massage to parents. Me too & Co also offers music therapy for children with disabilities and talks and workshops for parents and carers on STERN maths programmes and colour muse. Me too & Co is a registered charity run entirely by volunteers.