Our colleagues at Speech and Language Therapy are have announced dates for more two day Makaton Courses (Levels 1 & 2). These are taking place on the 10th and 15th of January at Airyhall Clinic and 18th and 19th February at Frederick Street. If you would like more information or to book a place please download the form below or contact Sarah Thornborrow on 01224 310582 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our colleagues at Speech and Language Therapy are running a two day Makaton Course (Levels 1 & 2) on the 29th November and 6th December at Airyhall Clinic. If you would like more information or to book a place please download the form below or contact Sarah Thornborrow on 01224 310582 or email email@example.com.
Aberdeen Performing Arts are opening up a new Everyone Can Play class for those with Additional Support Needs in association with drake Music. The sessions are free so drop in on Wed 13th Nov, 5.30-7.30pm at Tutti Studio, Music Hall. Come along for a fun, relaxed session with Drake Music Scotland and learn to play together. Suggested age group, 10-18 years old.
We have a new Makaton Word Of The Fortnight – HELP. Below are some drawn images of the sign and an activity sheet full of ideas on how to incorporate the sign HELP into a variety of everyday activities. There is also a short video clip demonstrating how to sign the word .
Happy signing 👐
Shared Care Scotland are conducting research into holiday provision for children with ASN. If you would like to participate, you can share your views through their online surveys using the links below.
There are three surveys:
1. A survey for disabled children and young people aged 5 to 18 will provide a vehicle to hear the voices and views of young people. This can be found at: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/HHT6ZCY. Young people are encouraged to complete the online survey, with support from mum, dad, a teacher or a support worker.
2. Parent carers have the chance to complete their own survey at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/HVRBYY7 This will build up a unique national picture of the experiences of parent carers and the challenges they face.
3. In order to understand how support agencies and local service providers attempt to offer activities, programmes, and support to families for disabled children and young people, a third survey plans to gather their views. This is at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/TZPGM6N
Aberdeen Play Forum have a range of free activities happening across the city during the October holidays. There is no need to book, just turn up and enjoy. However, if you would like more information, please contact Melanie Jaffrey on the contact details in the posters below
Book your places now for the Active Schools ASN October holiday camp at Orchard Brae School. Places are free for Orchard Brae pupils. Further details can be found in the image below.
We have a new Makaton Word Of The Fortnight – GO!
Below you will find a short video clip demonstrating how to sign GO as well as an activity sheet with ideas for ways to incorporate the sign into a range of everyday tasks and games.
This has also been posted on the Orchard Brae School Makaton Support Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/orchardbraeschoolaberdeenmakatonsupport/
Happy signing 👐