Lekotek’s main services are to family members of youngsters with disabilities ages 0-8 (age differs on location). Throughout monthly one-hour play sessions, Household Play Specialists focus on promoting family members communications through play.
Individual Play Sessions– Family members that join the Lekotek program timetable specific play sessions that are led by a certified Family members Play Professional. Before the see, the play professional prepares the session by choosing ideal playthings and also computer system activities to involve the whole household and also assistance advertise both enjoyment and also development. The plaything library has thousands of typical as well as adapted playthings to select from as well as the play professional takes care to recognize items that will certainly enable the youngster to be a full participant in the play experience. During the session, the Family members Play Expert assists in the play, encourages involvement as well as provides sources as well as experienced recommendations on playing at house, parenting suggestions, connecting with other families and also more.At the end of each session, the family can borrow 5 or more playthings (this amount varies depending upon the Lekotek program) on a collection– lending basis to be made use of as well as appreciated in their residence. In addition, families have the ability to have a look at books and also videos from the parent source collection. A succeeding play session is after that set up for the complying with month where the household returns those playthings, has an additional play session and can take a look at 5 even more playthings.
Home check outs– To suit kids that are medically breakable as well as family members who have tough schedules, private play sessions can be helped with in families’ houses.
Play Teams– Lekotek offers monthly Play Groups to families with children who have special requirements ages 0-8 years (differs by website place) helped with by the Family members Play Specialist(s) as well as volunteers. Play Teams are a little gathering of Lekotek family members and non-members consisting of a youngster with a special need, their parents/caregivers and their brother or sisters. Groups gather for fun, play, support as well as social communication between friends and family. Lekotek play groups are broken down by age categories to make sure developmentally appropriate experiences that consist of a series of tasks, play stations, social play, free play, themed play and/or art, iPad/Compuplay as well as craft activities. These play groups enable kids to interact with peers as well as learn more about social expectations as well as cues in a fail free play zone.We welcome you to participate the fun to meet as well as pick up from other parents, siblings as well as youngsters and also experience newfound friendships in a healthy and balanced, caring setting.