Lego Therapy - Spring 2019 - Week 2

This week in Lego Therapy, we continued to transfer our communication skills to other activities. This time, we got some board games out and we worked in pairs. The focus was on having patience, turn taking and social communication skills. We first talked about what makes good communication and…

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How the brain works?

In our Autism and Me intervention session, our students explored how their brains received, processed and sent information.  We also discussed how Autism can impact on this process and linked it to some of the things we do daily.  Our students made excellent contributions and were very mature in…

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Teambuilding

As part our ASDAN we worked on our communication and team skills.  We completed different tasks discussing the difficulties and challenges throughout.

 

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MOVE 18.01.19

This morning in MOVE we completed all of our individual exercises before doing a obstacle course. We worked very hard!

 

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A Moment to Read

It is lovely to take a moment to read.  Matthew asked Mr Swift to read a comic book to him.  Matthew loved this time and sustained his interest in this shared reading activity.

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Excited to see the snow!

Our students were a little excited today when it began to snow.  They wrapped up warm and went outside to catch snowflakes!

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Speech and Language Work in the Learning Suite

Our students have had sessions with the Speech and Language Therapist today.  Susan has worked with 2 Learning Suite students to further develop their communication skills.

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Studying Africa

In our studies of Africa, we have been making a large image of a traditional African scene.  Today we have focussed on the houses.  We have made straw roofs and textured walls.  Our Occupational Therapist also worked with the group to support some additional skills.

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Sensory Circuits in The Learning Suite

Our students are accessing a sensory circuit everyday.  This has been developed in conjunction with our Occupational Therapist.  Student engage in a sequence of activities to provide targeted sensory input to support their ability to tolerate and access the daily curriculum.

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Walk in the Community

Learning Suite Foundation have been out in the local community looking at different aspects.  Today we found a local monument to help us remember the Great War.

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Lego Therapy - Spring 2019 - Week 1

Our student have worked very hard last term learning lots of communication skills in Lego Therapy. The aim of this half term is to try out different activities to see if we can use these skills elsewhere. This week, we did an Egg Drop Challenge. Students were challenged to come up with a design in…

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Using i-pads in Maths

In our Maths lesson this week we have been exploring vocabulary linked with time.  We have used lots of technology to support our learning. We accessed Education City to learn about the words and used the i-pads to access our own individual class games from Education City.

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