Supplies for one class
Nysarc Inc., Broome-Tioga County Chapter
Current special education research indicates that disabled students will regress during any period of time where they are not involved in a formal structured program. ACHIEVE’s Children’s Summer Program is the only Summer Program designed specifically for school students between the ages of five to twenty-one with various disabilities and financial need. The program aims to enhance each student’s learning experience by providing structured and supervised activities.
ACHIEVE's Children's Summer Program is a four-day, six week program. Activities of the program focus on improving gross and fine motor coordination, promoting positive social behavior, and environmental awareness. In addition to these activities, remedial instruction in reading, math, and speech is also provided. ACHIEVE’s Summer Program provides leadership and an opportunity for children to reinforce daily life skills in a fun and challenging way.This gift will supply one classroom with arts and craft supplies and hands-on learning matierals. Studies have shown that hands on interaction with activities help to improve gross and fine motor coordination.