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Ballet tips for children with intellectual disability

Video Transcript: Students with intellectual disability may have challenges with some of their thinking skills. It may take longer for them to learn new things, which means they may need additional time and support in learning. S-l-o-w communication, repeated with visual demonstration and followed by silence will...

Using a dance class visual schedule

Video Transcript: Some students might find spontaneity and improvisation challenging or need a visual schedule to understand what you are communicating and what’s coming next. For example, children with autism often like things to be done a particular way, and in a particular order, and can...

Top tips for cognitive concerns

Video Transcript:   Here are some simple tips for dance teachers to ensure that children who have challenges with their thinking skills or intellectual disability can participate in dance. Start with simple movement activities. Focus on one part of the body at a time before proceeding to movement...