Tag Archives: Autism

Geek Retreat marks Star Wars Day and own anniversary with National Autistic Society donation

The geek culture retailer, Geek Retreat, is marking its eighth anniversary this week by donating eight per cent of the turnover it generates today – Tuesday, May the 4th – to the National Autistic Society. The anniversary initiative also happens to coincide with Star Wars – an important day in …

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The Entertainer confirms Quiet Hours shopping when its stores re-open on April 12th

With lockdown restrictions easing further and retailers oiling up the door hinges for the nation’s re-opening on April 12th, The Entertainer has made a move to extend its Quiet Hours shopping in a bid to make the return to shops accessible for everyone. For the first week of re-opening, April …

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The LEGO Foundation details support of Play Included ahead of World Autism Awareness Day

The LEGO Foundation has detailed its support of Play Included C.I.C., a UK-based social enterprise dedicated to training teachers and psychologists to use LEGO play for therapeutic purposes. The campaign has been launched as part of the already successful Brick-by-Brick programme and is based on the idea that all children …

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The Entertainer re-introduces its Christmas Quiet Hours at stores across the UK

In a move to make Christmas shopping accessible for everyone, The Entertainer has re-introduced its Christmas Quiet Hours, an initiative that will take place every day throughout December across its 171 UK stores. The campaign aims to create a calmer shopping environment for autistic people and for any shoppers who …

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Zimpli Kids makes play for sensory toy market as Gelli Baff emerges as popular choice

Zimpli Kids is making a play for the sensory toy market, citing Gelli Baff as a popular choice among those looking for educational and developmental products, as well as toys for children with autism. The company’s popular line of make-it-yourself slime has been picked up by a number of social …

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The Entertainer partners National Autistic Society for World Autism Awareness Week

The family-owned high street toy retailer, The Entertainer is partnering with the UK charity, the National Autistic Society to support World Autism Awareness Week which takes place this week (April 1st to 7th). Over the course of the week, The Entertainer’s Quiet Hour will run each morning for the first …

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