There was a neat story in the Dallas Morning News about a non-profit organization, Sensory World, that provides educational, recreational, and therapeutic services for children.
They provide services for all abilities.
However, they specialize in providing services for those with autism, Down syndrome, and other special needs.
Here is their SMART acronym model:
- Sensory integration
- Motor Skills
It appears they don’t provide services for just the child. They take a whole-family approach.
What a wonderful idea. I hope they can get a Recreational Therapist on staff if they don’t already have one.
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