Activity Ideas for Students with Severe/Profound/Multiple Disabilities categorized in the following sections: -Activities to help teach cause and effect -Popular Activities with Balls -Group Activities -Musical Activities -Locomotor Movement -Recreational Activities
Listening to those rarely heard by Scope Victoria. This video is part of a training package developed for a group of people who know someone with a severe to profound intellectual disability well. It is designed to be focused around someone who may be facing a particular decision, either now, or into the future. Embedded within this package is a framework used to guide supporters through a process of supported decision making with people with Severe to Profound Intellectual Disabilities (Watson,
Great blog using technology to meet the needs of students with complex communication needs and severe disabilities
Knock it out! This activity has variations depending on the students. Bean bags or small balls are used to throw at a larger ball in the middle. The goal is to knock it out of a designated area. This can also be played on teams, where each team has a side and the goal is to not let it cross your line. A large omnikin ball can be used at the elementary level most effectively. Source: www.humankinetics...
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A switch is a simple device that has two states - on and off - just like a light switch. People who find it difficult to access a computer keyboard and mouse can use a single switch or a combination of switches and specialist software instead. Switches can help people across a wide range of physical disabilities. Their simplicity also allows people with severe learning disabilities to play games and interact with the world. The seemingly exiguous switch is a very powerful tool.