To ensure that you have some tricks up your sleeves, here are 12 ideas for outdoor fun for kids with special needs, as recommended by our team of recreational therapists.
1. Outdoor Sports and Ball Activities: Purchase an adjustable basketball net for your child and enjoy some sports outside from seated or standing position. Partner up the kids to add a social aspect to the game. Watch for good deals online and at neighbourhood garage sales in the upcoming months!
Try these tips for adapting your ball activities to suit the needs of all your children:
Barrie Skating Club - Adaptive Learn to Skate Program - Barrie
Do you have a child with special needs? Do you wish to have your child learn to skate in a safe and supportive environment that can be adapted to meet their needs? If so, we have the program for you!
Canada's National Ballet School - NBS Kids Adaptive Dance Program - Toronto
The NBS Kids – Adaptive Dance Program was created by Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), in consultation with Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. The program offers adapted creative movement classes for children ages 6-9 with diverse cognitive, physical and developmental needs. These 45-minute sensory-friendly dance classes provide
opportunities for children to explore creativity and expression through the use of movement and music.
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