Our new consultation system — Engage Consult

McGlone Practice will be starting a new online consultation system, Engage Consult on Wednesday 12 June 2024. You will be able to contact us about most matters online including more urgent problems (with access to face-to-face assessment and treatment if needed) without having to wait on the phone.

Ask for help from your GP online. It’s simple, secure, and quick.

How to Create a Safe, Sensory-Friendly Backyard Landscape for Your Child With Special Needs

How to Create a Safe, Sensory-Friendly Backyard Landscape for Your Child With Special Needs

Playing outside is one of the greatest joys of childhood. Stepping out the back door into sunlight, fresh air, and freedom can provide a feeling of liberation unlike any other. There are extra considerations when your child has special needs, but time outside still can offer tremendous therapeutic benefits, especially for children with autism or similar conditions that may keep them confined indoors in highly structured, climate-controlled environments for most of the day.