PARALYMPIAN Kadeena Cox hailed Local Health Hero Annie for her unfailing work in bringing laughter to children living with illnesses or disabilities. In 2007 Annie used her years of experience in performing arts and social care to co-found The Laughter Specialists, a charity which supports children across South East England by providing laughter therapy in […]
The death of a child is something no parent should ever go through. But devastatingly, every day around the world, thousands do. The weeks, months and years often spent in hospitals, getting through treatments and dealing with the unthinkable can make finding joy in the small moments, feel like an impossible task. Read more on […]
Sky – A little ray of light whose smile lit up a room has sadly left us but her memory will stay in our hearts.
The Coronavirus pandemic has been hard for us all and our team at the Laughter Specialists have been trying very hard to ensure we continue to support the amazing vulnerable children we serve. One of these special children we worked with in her very short little life was a gorgeous little girl called Sky. We […]
Happy New Year 2021 – To better times and more Laughter
Merry Christmas to all our lovely children, families, supporter, funders and partners. May the New Year bring relief from the trials of 2020.Sending out our Laughter and Fun to you all. A child’s laughter could simply be one of the most beautiful sounds in the world . .
We are very grateful for the support we have received from the government, supporting us to develop our work that has been severely affected by Covid 19. Our families and children who we normally work with are now even more isolated and dealing with some dire situations and we still want to help. With the […]
The Laughter Specialists would like to thank NFU Mutual Saffron Walden for a donation of over £3000 towards our charity supporting vulnerable children and families in creative ways during this pandemic. Out of adversity often comes amazing kindness and empathy for others. Thank You.
Maisie – A bright star has gone, but her light is in our memories.Rest in Peace beautiful soul . . In the recent times we have all found ourselves in the Coronavirus pandemic, and during this time our team at the Laughter Specialists have been creating new and different ways for us to support the […]
Dear Supporters & Partners, Due to the COVID-19 crisis our Laughter Specialists visits to hospitals, hospices special schools and other centres are on hold for the time being. Whist we know this is very sad and disappointing, we know we must keep everybody safe and save our NHS. We do know that during this time […]
Thank you to The Evelyn Trust for responding rapidly to Covid 19-This forward thinking Trust has supported the Laughter Specialists with a grant of £8000, enabling us to adapt our service during the pandemic. This includes outreach visits, making bespoke films and supporting vulnerable children under the care of Addenbrooke Hospitals.The flexibility of some of […]