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Match the dance exercise to the skill level of the child

Feeling like you are getting better at something can be very rewarding. In contrast, if a task is always very challenging, it can become disheartening and can reduce self-confidence. Pitch the dance exercises and movement activities at a level that allows the child to experience...

Use rewards to motivate

Rewards can be used to motivate a child. The most effective rewards will be things that the child thinks are important or that the child enjoys. For example, this could be a block of time doing an activity they love as a reward. Praising a...

If unsure, ask the child or their parents

Children with vision impairment may have a certain degree of vision, particularly under certain situations. For example, it may help if you stand directly in front of the child or to one side, or the child may be able to see bright colours better than...