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Helping children learn social skills through ballet

Video Transcript: Some children with developmental delays may experience challenges in knowing what to do in social situations. They might feel anxious or worried or feel overwhelmed. Lucky for us, there is a link between ballet and social skills, which can help kids learn ballet and extend...

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 communication

Video Transcript: Here are some simple tips for dance teachers to ensure that children who have challenges with communication can participate in dance. Encourage the child to stand where they can see and hear at all times. Make sure they have a clear view of the movements...