Special Needs Students
Children with Special Needs can excel at camp when in the right setting and with the right support.
Brick Works Academy wants all our students to be successful and recognizes that one size doesn't fit all. To address the needs of as many students as possible we have initiated two new programmes.
Kidsability - Firefly
For students who have special needs and may require a smaller class room environment of approximately 6 students with more adult 1:1 support we have teamed up with Firefly Therapy Services, offered at KidsAbility’s Waterloo site, Jr. Robitics and Minecraft classes will be offered this fall. These classes will be offered and administered by Firefly’s team at 500 Hallmark Drive, in Waterloo. Brick Works Academy will be supporting their team of specialized staff in areas of curriculum and learning objectives for each camp. Please contact Amanda Griffin at Firefly to apply for a spot in the Firefly Brick Works Academy sessions.
Personal Care Workers
In addition to the above exciting
NOTE: Please be aware that Minecraft is used in a social context with 30 students sharing a common virtual environment. If your child is unable to handle the constraints of working in a virtual collaborative
Student Expectations to participate
- Children need to be able to perform at the age level of the
camp theyare applying to attend.
- Children need to be respectful to their teachers, equipment and other students.
- Violence, course language, or failure to work with others under the class rules will result in expulsion from the
programmewith out refund.
Guelph residents can apply for funding to supply a support worker to assist your child. Visit CMHA Waterloo Wellington Dufferin Kids in Camp programme at http://www.cmhawwd.ca/skic
Extend A Family Waterloo Region Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region is committed to working side by side with families and the community to promote inclusion and serve people with developmental and/or physical disabilities.
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Children prone to violence or destructive
All students must be able to perform to the age level of the class they are registered and stay with the group.