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Teachers In Action Respite Care

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Respite Care services provided by SEPTA and Easter Seals.

Respite Care services provided by SEPTA and Easter Seals.

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  • 1. Teachers in Action Respite Care Sally Carpenter [email_address] April 23 rd , 2010 EEX4070
  • 2. Early Perceptions
    • I was excited to begin my service learning. I did not know what types of disabilities the students would have and if my activities would be fun for them. I have always wanted to do volunteer work with children who have disabilities.
    • When I discovered that Easter Seals had an opening, I was ready to join in and help out.
  • 3. Introduction to the Setting
    • Easter Seals is located in Daytona Beach, Florida
    • Easter Seals is a non-profit organization to serve people with disabilities of all ages
    • 85 years of success in Volusia and Flagler counties
  • 4. Joey’s Gift
    • Created by Bob and Wendy Minotti in honor of their son, Joey, whom had Autism and Down Syndrome
    • Program helps families receive a healthy break on Friday evenings and all day Saturdays
  • 5. Participant Demographics
    • Children ages 2 to 11 years
    • Disabilities include Autism, ADD, ADHD, Emotional Disabilities, and Cerebral Palsy
    • Engagement Activities include arts and crafts, outdoor time, playing games, m aking friends, and lunch and snack time
  • 6. SEPTA: Special Education PTA of Seminole County
    • Meetings held for parents located at Altamonte Springs Elementary
    • Respite Care services are provided for parents of Seminole County Schools
  • 7. Participant Demographics
    • Ten children were involved in the program
    • Disabilities included Autism, ADHD, and ADD
    • Ages were 1 year to 11 years
    • Most children were not members of Altamonte Springs Elementary
  • 8. Engagement Activities
    • Many of our engagement activities included games and arts and crafts.
    • We helped design shape books, play doe, played red light green light, hot potato, and human bowling
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  • 10. Engagement Activities
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  • 12. Engagement Activities
  • 13. Personal Demographics
    • I am an Elementary Education and a Reading Education major.
    • I participate in volunteer programs outside of class.
    • One program is the Adult Literacy League. I have a student that I have been tutoring in reading and writing.
  • 14. Adult Literacy League Sometimes you get rewards for working hard…
  • 15. Reflection of Experience
    • Working at all the sites provided a meaningful experience for me as
    • I learned the significance of participating in the community, learning how to communicate with your students and understanding their background.
    • The project has been rewarding personally in that I have worked
    • with a broad range of students both child and adult learners.
    • I have also gained hands-on experience to discover ways to communicate with children who have disabilities and their families in order to provide an environment that would benefit all learners.