The resources for activities in this area are more practical in nature. These ideas offer the opportunity to explore and take part in sensory and child initiated play
The resources in this area follow a more formal structure and offer focused work opportunities and set tasks
Open Theatre work with our pupils at Cherry Oak. The children really engage with these sessions and look forward to them. Unfortunately under current circumstances they are not able to come into school to work with our children. They do however join us in our online learning sessions on a Thursday afternoon.
Learn more about the Open Theatre practice with simple exercises you can do from your own home. In our first video we look at the warm-up. Join in and have fun!
Here is a short video of two people playing a game using and ALD to support communication. Although the display is slightly different from the ones we use at Cherry Oak the principle is the same.
Early Language Ideas for Home - Click to be taken to the free resource page.
This free early intervention resource was designed for speech therapists to share with parents, as a way to support parents to use language strategies during play and daily routines at home.
There are four play ideas, three daily routines, and two additional activities outlined in this resource, alongside 10 language strategies. The activities suggested have been chosen as they are common toys/activities that are done in the home environment, and can be easily supported through parent-coaching therapy.
For our Makaton Topic series - here are some of our favourite Minibeasts signs!
Judi is based at Victoria School and works as a Communication and Speach and Language Assistant. She is also a qualified trainer in Makaton. She has created these videos for us to watch, sing, sign or even just have a dance to.