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:
Markham Public Library - Elementary School Learning & Academic Success (Part 1) - Online
This 2 part workshop will:
Look at what essential skills are needed for academic learning and independence at school.
We will explore strategies aiming to improve literacy/academic learning, advanced language proficiency, social-emotional development, and teamwork competence.
Learning Disabilities Association of York - Reading Rocks - Online
Reading Rocks is an intervention approach that uses motivational tactics to engage children in the reading process. These tactics are designed to actively engage children in their own learning. The motivation tactics are engaged through the use of instructional workstations that tutors design and tailor to each child’s needs.
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