Activities for adults with learning disabilities : having by Helen Sonnet

By Helen Sonnet

This priceless source for individuals operating with adults with studying disabilities offers over 60 classes of enjoyable and fascinating actions that objective to entertain and stimulate the minds of individuals with studying disabilities.

The periods are divided into varieties of job together with cookery, arts and crafts, drama and dance, and out of doors occasions. A complete number of different and relaxing actions, this useful ebook additionally comprises worthwhile how to make sure that periods run easily. the entire actions are attempted and demonstrated by way of skilled practitioners and comprise a key advising the extent of aid required, wheelchair consumer suitability and any comparable health and wellbeing and questions of safety concerned.

perfect to be used in social golf equipment or residential houses, this can be a necessary source for pros and volunteers operating with adults with studying disabilities.

Show description

Read Online or Download Activities for adults with learning disabilities : having fun, meeting needs PDF

Best special education books

The Promise of Response to Intervention: Evaluating Current Science and Practice

As reaction to intervention (RTI) is followed by means of expanding numbers of faculties and districts, wisdom approximately "what works" keeps to develop. This much-needed ebook analyzes the most important elements of RTI carrier supply and identifies the features of winning implementation. severely reviewing the on hand study, best gurus describe most sensible practices in multi-tier intervention, evaluate, and data-based determination making.

The Power of Protocols: An Educator's Guide to Better Practice, Second Edition

Because the ebook of the 1st variation, using protocols has unfold from meetings and workshops to daily university and collage settings. Responding to educators' ongoing wishes, this re-creation positive factors seven thoroughly new protocols. This instructing improvement software is vital for a person operating with collaborative teams of academics on every little thing from tuition development to curriculum improvement to instructor schooling in any respect degrees.

Self-Injurious Behavior in Intellectual Disabilities

Meant to provide a extensive assessment of the literature within the sector of self-injurious habit in individuals with highbrow disabilities, yet many of the textual content is devoted to the assessment of the behavioral and organic examine during this box. actually, it's our view that the main promising heuristic procedure for the development of our knowing of this phenomenon and for its administration and remedy is probably going the bio-behavioral viewpoint within which habit should be studied on the intersect of studying and the organic bases of habit.

Controversial issues in a disabling society

At its most sensible incapacity stories is an area of severe debate addressing arguable matters pertaining to, not only the that means of incapacity, however the nature of society, dominant values, caliber of lifestyles, or even the precise to stay. certainly, incapacity stories is itself the topic of controversy, when it comes to its theoretical foundation and who controls classes and study and no matter if it's going to be formed and regulated via disabled teachers or grassroots activists.

Additional info for Activities for adults with learning disabilities : having fun, meeting needs

Example text

Remind cooks not to put their teaspoons back into the soup once they’ve tasted it using them). 8. Whilst the soup is being cooked and processed, the participants can butter the bread rolls to go with it. 30 Arts and Crafts Making things is always a popular past-time, and it is useful to collect a supply of suitable resources for this – many of which can be obtained by recycling materials such as old cards, pictures, scraps of material, wool and ribbon. You will also need various glues – PVA, solvent-free UHU, glue sticks and sellotape – a stapler, and round-ended scissors.

Make a hole in the tab of the larger circle and thread through wool for hanging. 18. Attach the twirler to the larger circle with a short, single length of wool. 39 Ac t i v i t i e s f o r a d u lt s w i t h l e a r n i ng d i s a b i l i t i e s Pasta candle-holders L2; W/Ch! (read spray paint instructions before use) Equipment old CDs air-drying clay various pasta shapes PVA glue gold/silver spray paint candle What to do 1. Prepare one or two tables with equipment, depending on the number of helpers available.

2. The ‘Find the person’ race This activity is similar to the one above. 1. Before the session, cut out a selection of pictures of people from magazines. You will need at least ten for each table. 2. Cut each figure into three: head, torso and legs. 3. Jumble the body parts up and place in the centre of the table. 4. Each table of participants needs a large sheet of plain paper and a glue stick. 5. On the command ‘Go’, the participants look through the body parts to find the ones that match. They assemble the head, torso and legs and glue them onto their paper.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.15 of 5 – based on 33 votes