let's all play 101

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This is the presentation for the National Inclusion Project's foundational Let's ALL Play training.


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2. What is Inclusion?Social Inclusion Persons with adisability are sociallyaccepted andFunctional Inclusionenabled to Persons with aparticipate in schooldisability have and communitynecessary supports to activitiesparticipate inPhysical Inclusionnormativeexperiences Persons with a disability are present in the classroom, a sports team, in a recreational setting etc.Schleien et al. 1999 3. What is Inclusion? EveryoneParticipatesEveryone Belongs 4. The #1 Factor in Ensuring Successful Inclusion isA GROUP OF PEOPLE WHO BELIEVE TOGETHERTHAT IT IS POSSIBLE AND WORK TOGETHER TOMAKE IT HAPPEN. 5. Statements of Belief EVERY child can make friends. EVERY child can participate. EVERY child can be successful. 6. When it comes to leading kids If youre ON FIRE, theyre HOT. If youre HOT, theyre WARM. If youre WARM, theyre COLD. If youre COLD, youre FIRED! 7. Be Honest 8. What are the benefits ofinclusion? 9. Your First StepsSet the Atmosphere 10. Establishing an AtmosphereWhere Mistakes are OKOops! 11. Words arePOWERFUL! 12. The R Word 13. People-First LanguageDescribing Words used often enoughbecome Defining Words. 14. How should I act? 15. If you are unsure of what to say when youfirst meet, try:a. Hello.b. Im not sure about this.c. How long have you been disabled? 16. For activities you are doing, it might take aperson with a disability:a. forever. Dont worry about waiting.b. extra time so be sensitive when planning.c. no more time than anyone else. 17. If a person with a disability has acompanion or sign language interpreter:a. speak directly to the person with a disability.b. speak as loudly as you can.c. speak directly to the companion or interpreter. 18. When you talk to a person in a wheelchairfor more than a few minutes:a. lean on the wheelchair to let the person know you are paying attention.b. bend over and put your hands on your knees.c. try to sit down so that you will be at eye level with that person. 19. If a person has difficulty speaking:a. give the person unhurried attention.b. dont pretend to understand when you dont ask the person to repeat what they said.c. Both A and B. 20. When you greet a person who is visuallyimpaired:a. grab their hand and shake it.b. tell the person your name and where you are.c. pat them on the back. 21. Before you assist a person with a disability:a. ask.b. listen carefully to any instructions.c. Both A and B. 22. When people with disabilities accomplishnormal tasks,a. make it a big deal and show everyone around.b. ignore it.c. avoid excessive praise. 23. Which of the common expressions shouldyou avoid around people with disabilities?a. Ive got to run now.b. See you later.c. Have you heard?d. Relax. People with disabilities use these phrases all the time. 24. ApplyChange Teach 25. Serving Families Build trust! Be empathetic. Be consistent. Communicate! Youre on the same team! CELEBRATE YOUR SUCCESS! 26. Helping Campers Establish Friendships 27. Keys to Building FriendshipsBe Intentional!Emphasize SimilaritiesTeach Nonverbal ResponsesAid and Fade 28. Keys to Building FriendshipsBe Intentional!Emphasize SimilaritiesTeach Nonverbal ResponsesAid and FadeAnswer Camper Questions 29. What Do You Mean? 30. Power Tower 31. Power Tower 32. Power TowerWhat was the same in the activity? What was different? 33. Making Accommodations M&Ms to Gum Drops 34. Basic Questions to Think About TimeHow long/short will an activity need to be? ToolsWhat do I need to change/add for an activity? CuesWhat will help reinforcement? TransitionsHow do we get to it, through it, andaway from it? SuccessHow do we (re)define success? 35. Achieving Positive Behaviors 36. What are behaviors that challenge you? 37. Understanding Challenging Behaviors I have an unmet need. 38. Understanding Challenging Behaviors I have an unmet need. I lack the skill. 39. Understanding Challenging Behaviors I have an unmet need. I lack the skill. Theres a lack of fit. 40. A change in a childs behaviorusually only occurs when there is a change in the adultsbehavior or practice.- Novella Ruffin Ph.D 41. Prevention & Management Strategies Structure Routine Transitions Positive redirection 42. Prevention & Management Strategies Structure Routine Transitions Positive Redirection Group Control Balance Fidgets, Picture Schedules, ActivityScripts, Task Cards 43. Fidgets Putty Small wind-up toys Playdoh Small beanbags Koosh balls Vibrating toys Stress balls Squeeze toys Stretch men/animals Exercise band for Finger puppetspulling Mini Etch-a-Sketch 44. Picture ScheduleFree Play MusicSnack 45. Activity ScriptLunchWe have lunch at camp.Before we eat, we line up.We take turns washing our hands.We have a special area for eating.I will get my lunch and find a seat with my friends.I can talk quietly to my friends while I am eating.When Im done I need to throw my trash away.When I clean up my trash, I can help clean up the area. 46. Task CardDirections____________________________________________________________________ The activity ends at: 47. Prevention & Management Strategies Structure Routine Transitions Positive redirection Group Control Balance Fidgets, Picture Schedules, Activity Scripts, Task Cards Specific Praise Feel, Felt, Found Consistency Evaluation Know the child 48. Accessible Activities#1: Kids stay engaged!Set the example byparticipatingCompetition canexist, but makeadjustments as necessaryProcess over productRecognition forachievements 49. Activities Eggs, Chickens, Dinosaurs Eye Tag Elbow Tag Everyones It Musical Chairs