Tuesday, 15 December 2009

Working on Shapes

Ashley school created a IEP for Junior Kindergarten, she is working on recognizing the numbers between 1 to 6, the letters in her name.A,S,H,L,E,Y. Recognizing two colours (blue & pink), Shapes (circle, square and triangle) as well as body parts mouth, nose and eyes. She is able to use her eye gaze effectively to makes choice and identify selections. They are reinforcing her choice making by helping to point and touch her choice she needs reminders to do this.

She has been able to identify six farm animals, and the numbers 1 and 2. She gets time working on the smart board where they are focusing on the letters A, S and H this term. She also uses her step by step communicator to talk to her peers at snack time or say hi to classmates. Her biggest challenge has been illness she missed 12 days of school this first term which is a majority of class time since JK is only every second day alternating between 2 day and 3 day weeks.

Here's a clip of her working on shapes at home with her occupation therapist. It is hard for her to visual focus on the shapes on the table. But she enjoys this activity with her Occupation therapist who always has a few new toys for her to play with.


Melanie said...

That is awesome! We are working on some of the same things with Daniel.

Ok so tell me where did you get the table that Ashley is sitting at in the video?

And can you do me a favor? Give me measurements on the desktop?!?! I think I want to build one for Daniel unless I can get it cheaply somewhere!

Melissa Miller said...

Isn't this terrific, Sherry? She never ceases to amaze me. Keep up the great work!

Team Carter Jay said...

She is amazing!!