Hitchhiker's Guide To Dyslexia

This month’s ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide To’ is all about dyslexia in support of Dyslexia Awareness Week and Dyslexia Awareness Month.Dyslexia is the world’s most common condition, with 10% of the global population experiencing effects. Dyslexia Week is an annual event to raise awareness of dyslexia.The British Dyslexia Association has created a space here, for people to share their stories to enrich…

Hitchhiker’s Guide To Literacy: UNESCO’s International Literacy Day

Hitchhiker’s Guide To LiteracyAs part of this month’s ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide To’ we’re supporting UNESCO’s International Literacy Day and looking at how ROMBi is supporting children and adults with literacy.International Literacy Day is an annual awareness day which celebrates the importance of literacy worldwide.UNESCO’s website highlights that over 775 million adults struggle with basic liter…

Hoarding and spatial awareness-: How ROMBi can help.

A hoarding disorder can be described as acquiring an excessive number of items and storing them in a chaotic manner. This may result in visibly unmanageable amounts of clutter or in less tangible forms.Signs of a hoarding disorder can include finding it hard to categorise or organise items, having difficulties making decisions and/or keeping items that may have little or no monetary or perso…

Recapping on 'The Future of Innovation in Learning and Teaching in Schools 2021'

The Future of Innovation in Learning and Teaching in Schools 2021On June 23rd 2021, ROMBi founder and Access 1st Director, Penny Georgiou, presented at the Institute of Government & Public Policy's showcase event; The Future of Innovation in Learning and Teaching in Schools 2021.ROMBi is a unique block puzzle designed for using structured handplay to retrospectively resolve issues in…

Celebrating Learning Disability Week

Celebrating Learning Disability Week Last week marked Learning Disability Week and this year’s theme is ‘art and creativity’; something we’re passionate about here at ROMBi. The awareness week aims to raise public awareness of learning disabilities and those living with them. With most of us having spent more time at home than ever, this year’s event has presented a great opportunity…

Getting Behind Autistic Pride Day

Getting Behind Autistic Pride DayHeld on June 18th every year, Autistic Pride Day is a worldwide, pride celebration for autistic people.Autistic pride day recognises the importance of pride for autistic people and aims to raise awareness amongst those who are not on the autistic spectrum disorder. Kabie Brook, the co-founder of Autism Rights Group Highland (ARGH) explains that “the most imp…