Body & Soul

Karren, who has two special needs children, says she had no idea “what was out there”.

“I contacted Ability Links and they’ve been able to help me go forwards from there,” she said.

Linker, Donna Surtees, put the family into contact with Grant, from Body & Soul, who engaged with both of Karren’s boys, engaging them in exercise as well as in art and drawing.

“He engages with the kids at their level,” Karren said.

“I believe in supporting the whole family unit,” Grant said.

“They won’t be kids forever. I believe in trying to instil positive life skills that would be used over years to come