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April 2020

Ubisoft announce charity partnership
Monday, April 27, 2020

Ubisoft announce charity partnership

Ubisoft Reflections and Ubisoft Leamington make SpecialEffect their Charity Partner It’s g ..
"I did it! The back garden 7k"
Monday, April 20, 2020

"I did it! The back garden 7k"

A heartfelt thank you to Ali, who's currently undergoing a major course of chemotherapy but stil ..
"I’m playing FIFA for the first time since 2014!"
Friday, April 17, 2020

"I’m playing FIFA for the first time since 2014!"

Because we’re currently unable to carry out assessments face-to-face due to COVID-19, we’re usin ..
​Two easy ways to help us from your sofa
Thursday, April 16, 2020

​Two easy ways to help us from your sofa

If you’re online shopping ’til you’re dropping at the moment, help us transform lives at absolut ..
Easter weekend heroes raise thousands
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Easter weekend heroes raise thousands

We’re indebted to the magnificent fundraising efforts of so many people over the weekend who rai ..
Virtual Insomnia Pub Quiz raises over £12k
Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Virtual Insomnia Pub Quiz raises over £12k

A big, big thank you to Craig Fletcher and his awesome production and answer-marking team who ho ..
Can we have your League of Legends vote?
Friday, April 10, 2020

Can we have your League of Legends vote?

A big shout out to the generosity of League of Legends players in raising $6 million dollars for ..
How we use switches to replace button presses
Wednesday, April 08, 2020

How we use switches to replace button presses

If you’re finding some or all of the buttons on your controller or keyboard difficult to reach o ..
Their faces just light up… it’s wonderful!
Monday, April 06, 2020

Their faces just light up… it’s wonderful!

Here’s our occupational therapist Nomi talking about the best moments from her SpecialEffect sup ..
'Who are games for?... EVERYONE!'’
Friday, April 03, 2020

'Who are games for?... EVERYONE!'’

Last weekend the amazing Kit Harrison wrapped up his latest Grand Tour 24-hour livestream, where ..
Remote support boosts Zoe’s gaming ambitions
Friday, April 03, 2020

Remote support boosts Zoe’s gaming ambitions

The good news goes on! Our usual face to face contact visits with our assessment team aren't pos ..
Sam's single-handed Animal Crossing catch
Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Sam's single-handed Animal Crossing catch

Landed! Nice catch by Sam, who’s getting to grips with Animal Crossing with his new one-handed c ..

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