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Sensation Station

NEWSLETTER Issue 6: February / March 2017 World News World Down Syndrome Day We want to invite everyone across the UAE and the rest of world to wear lots of bright and colourful socks on 21 March 2017 to raise awareness on World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) and get people talking about it. World Down Syndrome Day…

Obesity in Children

“Obesity in Children” The number of overweight children is increasing. Dubai has a high rate of child obesity and diabetes. Research shows that overweight children are more likely to become overweight adults. Seek advice if you’re not sure Children have different body shapes at different ages, so it can be difficult to tell if a…

Physical Literacy

Physical Literacy When many people hear the word literacy they think about being able to read and write. However, literacy is not just the ability to read and write but it also means to have competence and knowledge in a specific area. Having coached sport for over 10 years, completed a degree in Physical Education…

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Nurturing Mom

Did you know that nature supports mothers taking time out for themselves? And that if you mess with nature, you end up actually being a less-caring mother – on a PHYSICAL level? We have a little hormone running through us called Oxytocin. You might remember it from your pregnancy and birth – it’s the one…