Award-winning “Calm Down Book” available at the Children Learning Aid Fair
Y SENse’s "Calm Down Book", which is funded by the Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation, has won three awards in Hong Kong Smart Design Awards 2022! Members of the public can have a taste and purchase the product, as well as over 40 other teaching and learning materials at the upcoming Children Learning Aid Fair.
YWCA designed "Calm Down Book", using the experience gained from Y-Flight, a project funded by the Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation some years ago, to guide children in identifying and dealing with their emotions. The learning material has just received Gold Award, Outstanding Packaging Award and Green Award in Hong Kong Smart Design Awards 2022’s "Infant & Pre-school Toys" Group.
In the upcoming Children Learning Aid Fair, apart from "Calm Down Book", the Association will also be exhibiting and selling a wide range of educational materials covering learning skills, emotion management, concentration and executive functioning, impression system and social thinking, and adaptation aid for primary one pupils. Y SENse team will also be there to answer enquiries from the public. Parents can learn how to use the materials in the demonstration area, while children can enjoy games and win special gift at the booths. Come join us for the fun-filled learning experience!
Y SENse Children Learning Aid Fair
Date: Jul 29-31, 2022 (Fri – Sun)
Time: Daily, 12:00pm – 8:00pm
Venue: Galaxy Stage, L1, D Park, Tsuen Wan
// Demonstration area //
Social workers will demonstrate how different learning aids can be utilised in classroom or home setting.
// Executive functions game booths //
Kids will get a special gift if they finish the challenges about four executive functions, namely “attention”, “organisation”, “inhibition” and “courteousness”. Opening hours
Jul 29 (Fri) 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Jul 30 (Sat) 12:15pm – 5:00pm
Jul 31 (Sun) 1:30pm – 4:30pm
// Highlighted products // *On-site discount: $10 off for every $250. Buy more, save more!
Impression Box (Impression System & Social Thinking Series)
2022 new product
A social contact learning tool based on I LAUGH social thinking theory
Visualise abstract impressions with different tools and help children improve their social thinking skills
Calm Down Book (Emotional Awareness & Management Series)
Provide 11 emotional regulation techniques for children, combining sensory integration, self-awareness, neuroscience theory and visual strategies
Designed and produced by occupational therapists and social workers
Made of cloth and has passed several international safety tests
Received Gold Award, Outstanding Packaging Award and Green Award in Hong Kong Smart Design Awards 2022’s “Infant & Pre-school Toys” Group
Focus Station (Concentration & Executive Functioning Series)
Five types of visual cue cards clearly visualize the target action, replacing the repeated scolding and criticising of parents
Goal cards and motivation cards help to set goals and enhance learning motivation
Reusable to-do list allows task reallocation and estimation of finishing time
Please give me more time (Award-winning Picture Book)
Based on true stories and illustrates how an autistic child adapts to primary school life
Employ exaggerated drawings, contrasting colours, special paper to fit the needs of autistic children
Provide visual cards, reward card and stickers to help children enjoy the changing surroundings
Received the Honorable Mention in Illustration – Graphic Design in London International Creative Competition
Y-SENse empowers children with special educational needs (SEN), and provides support to their parents. The interdisciplinary team consists of social workers, occupational therapists, speech therapists, special child care workers etc. With the experience in serving children with dyslexia, autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder, and speech and language impairment, Y SENse develops specific teaching aids to improve their learning ability, social emotions, behaviours etc.