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The Art classes will work on developing our adult’s confidence and self-awareness through individual and group projects. Art has no fixed standards and has no right or wrong. Our adults will be able to do art at their own pace without competition or expectations. these classes are also a great way to recognize and gain information about special gifts and abilities as well as interests in particular subjects.
The Daily Life Skills classes will give our adults the skills needed to maximize independence and enhance one’s ability to participate in common, everyday activities.
Daily Life Skills activities include:
Household chores • Banking, Money, & Time management
Menu planning & Meal preparation • Safety basics & Sign recognition
Shopping, Eating in restaurants • Using public transportation
Etiquette, Manners, & Personal hygiene
The Dance & Music classes work on developing our adult’s confidence, self-awareness, and social behavior. They observe behavior, interactions, and assess communication skills as well as cognitive, motor social/emotional, musical, and dance skills.
Sign language is usually thought of as a way of communication for the deaf and hearing impaired. However, research shows that there are advantages for development in people with special needs. Speech, language, social, emotional, as well as academic skills are often enhanced through the use of sign language.
Sensory time is a crucial time for our adults and is part of our every day schedule. Stimulating the sense help strengthen neural pathways important for all types of learning. Our adults partake in visual, auditory, tactile, proprioceptive, and vestibular activites on a daily basis.
We offer our students access to our fully equipped computer lab & tablet area. Our lab is always supervised when in use and only school approved websites are visited.
Baking soda volcanos. Mentos in soda. Potato powered light bulbs. Our science classes aim to inspire curiosity and motivate students to ask, "how?" How does gas propel your car forward? How does food nourish and power our bodies? Our goal is to provide our students with a better understanding of the world around them and an desire to explore it's mysteries.
Health and Fitness
Not only is it important to focus on keeping our minds healthy, it is just as, if not more important, to keep our bodies healthy. Our commitment to health and fitness with our students is one of our main focuses. This includes differentiated workouts to meet the individual needs of our students. Our approach begins and ends with the longevity of their physical health and incorporates fun activities to benefit their mental health as well.
Health and Fitness isn't always lifting weights and running. We also take an academic approach by teaching students the importance of good eating habits. Such as, how to moderate, how to incorporate nutritious food, how they affect your body, and more.
Many of our students struggle with coordination and balance issues that can affect their daily lives. This is why we focus on fundamental movements that build in these areas.
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Strength is important for just about everything, which we build through resistance training. Though it may not be everyone's favorite workout, resistance training just a couple times a week has been shown to greatly reduce risk of injury.
All work and no play make Jack a dull boy! So incorporating fitness through games and activities helps students stay active while improving their overall health and mood. Anything from basketball, to relay races, all of these help build sportsmanship, team work, and healthy hearts and minds.
After Hours Program
School schedules don't always line up perfectly with our lives. So to help with that we offer an After Hours Program for all students. Whether you need some extra time getting to program, want to focus on continued health and fitness, or just want to keep the fun going, After Hours has you covered.
After Hours offers:
Health & Fitness
Arts & Crafts
Music & Dance
Mon - Fri 2:30p - 4:30p (Attend as little or as much as you'd like)
$50 flat fee (Deducted on the 1st of the month)
Families are responsible for all transport arrangements.
Depending on what students attend, here are a few things to consider bringing:
• Workout Clothes
• Small Towel
• Water Bottle
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