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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...

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...

Top tips for social concerns

Video Transcript: Here are some simple tips for dance teachers to ensure that children who have challenges with social skills can join a dance class. Model social skills that are important at a dance class like saying hello, listening, awareness of personal body space and showing empathy. Pair...