The Snoezelen room provides a range of activities and experiences that stimulate the primary senses: sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste – allowing for exploration, self-direction and fun. This multi-sensory environment is tailored to meet the specific needs of special needs children according to their age and ability.
The Philosophy of Snoezelen:
The spirit of Snoezelen is to give children with special needs;
We love the Snoozelen room because it offers the rare chance to reset, sensory wise. I book it during a PA day or at the beginning or during the school holiday breaks because it allows my daughter to reset herself in a sensory way. I do find it helps me in that way sometimes too. I believe to it gives us a chance to reconnect one on one without her having to worry about outside sensory distractions.
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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