special needs education teaching program

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SEN CURRICULUM

Components of learning:


  • Learning through play
  • Self-help skills
  • Language development
  • Social and emotional development
  • Brain gym
  • Gross-Motor Skills
  • Fine-Motor Skills 
  • Creativity
  • Learning through senses (perceptual development)
  • Intellectual development (Pre-academics)

LEARNING AREAS

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LEARNING THROUGH PLAY

PLAY IS LEARNING 

  • One of the best ways to enhance your child's development is to enhance his play.
  • Play develops the whole child. Social, physical, intellectual and emotional skills are learnt and enhanced through play. 

With play our focus will be to develop social skills.

  • Play encourages independence  and responsibility.
  • Through play, a child learns about relationship with other people
  • He learns to communicate
  • He learns to take turns and follow rules

SELF-HELP SKILLS

Activities of self-help skills are a series of basic activities performed by individuals on a daily basis, necessary for independent living at home or in the community Teaching these skills will foster independence on the journey to adulthood and is of utmost importance.

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

Learning to talk is one of the most complex aspects of child development. Learning to talk involves listening, understanding and analyzing information.  Language has:  · A reception dimension - the ability to understand  · An expressive dimension - words/gestures the child uses to express him-/herself special education Kuala Lumpur special needs education

SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT

A child's social and emotional development will be influenced by his inborn temperament, (eg. natural extrovert or shy introvert) and his environment.


To ensure a healthy emotional environment parents, care takers and teachers should:


Do things together with child

  • he will feel loved if you play with him.

Help the child feel secure

  • provide a loving atmosphere with routine and discipline.

Recognize and reward his efforts

  • A child thrives on recognition.

Give the child responsibilities

  • Help him to become a team member in family or classroom. 

Provide new experiences

  • New and different situations help to provide the child's character.



BRAIN GYM

The Brain Gym® program is a system developed by learning specialist Paul E. Dennison, Ph.D., in which simple, enjoyable physical movements are used to stimulate brain function and enhance our ability to learn, process information and move in an organized, comfortable way in the world around us. It prepares children with the physical skills they especially need to read, concentrate, organize and otherwise function effective in the classroom and community.  

GROSS-MOTOR SKILLS

Those physical skills which require whole body movement and which involve the large (core stabilizing) muscles of the body   

LEARNING AREAS

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FINE-MOTOR SKILLS

Involve the use of the smaller muscle of the hands. It requires a number of independent skills to work together to appropriately manipulate the object or perform the task.  

CREATIVITY

 Creativity develops in a nurturing, relaxed environment 

  • it teaches children about space, colour and texture
  • Scribbles can be relaxing and creative
  • Helps children to release energy and relief tension
  • Help strengthen little hands and fingers
  • Helps children to relax and gain sensory experiences 
  • Provides much different sensory experience 

Remember:  The process is more important than the end product! special education special needs education Kuala Lumpur

LEARNING THROUGH SENSES (perceptual development)

 Learning through the Senses Perception develops through information that is gathered from the senses, which allows children to make sense of their environment. As they grow, babies and young children learn to discern information from the environment that is significant to them. This ability to filter information helps children interpret and attach meaning to objects and events.  
LEARNING A CONCEPT THROUGH AS MANY SENSES AS POSSIBLE, ENHANCES YOUR CHILD’S LEARNING CAPACITY
We retain: 

  • 10% of what we read 
  • 20% of what we hear 
  • 30% of what we see 
  • 10% of what we hear and say at the same time 
  • 90% of what we hear, see, say and do at the same time 

INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT (Pre-academics)

Literacy and early numeracy:


LITERACY

  • Literacy is the ability to read, write, speak and listen in a way that lets us communicate effectively and make sense of the world. 

EARLY NUMERACY & MATHEMATICS

  • Mathematics is the construction of knowledge that deals with qualitative and quantitative relationships of space and time. 
  • It deals with patterns, problem-solving, logical thinking etc.  in an attempt to understand the world and make use of that understanding. 
  • This understanding is expressed, developed and contested through language, symbols and social interaction.

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