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Oily Cart , Theatre For Children With Complex Disabilites

One thing that many parents of Special Needs or Disabled Children will tell you is how hard it is to find activities and days out which are suitable for their children.

To find one actually tailored for a child like Grayson is few and far between.

So when we heard about Oily Cart we were incredibly intrigued.

Oily Cart creates theatre for young people with complex disabilities (Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities or an Autistic Spectrum Condition). This highly acclaimed work often utilises unusual settings such as hydro-therapy pools and trampolines and incorporates a vast array of multi-sensory techniques including water and bubbles, paper fans, perfume sprays and ultra-violet lighting.

Their current show being Mirror Mirror was showing at a local theatre to us The Gulbenkian and they invited us along to see whether Grayson and indeed us would enjoy the show.

And we did!!

We attended the PMLD session. Each session can take a maximum of 6 children and their parents/carers. Both A…

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