Kinder Kinetics focuses on the total development of the young child from a movement perspective. Movement skills, abilities and the execution of skills for young children that are beneficial or rehabilitative are addressed in this course. The correction, improvement and preservation of the motor and physical development of children are the crux of this qualification.
(University of the Free State, Department of Human Movement Science, Brochure)
“ Laugh, play and grow! “
• Baby Stimulation
• Sport Development
• Junior Aerobics
• Special Programs—Obesity
• Maintenance of Motor Development
• Toddler Programs
• Special Population
• Professional Testing
• Thorough and Complete Reports
Janka Nagel: 082 805 9958
An Early start for your child with autism – Proven methods based on the breakthrough Early Start Denver Model
Applied Behavior Analysis – Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a type of therapy that focuses on improving specific behaviors, such as social skills, communication, reading, and academics as well as adaptive learning skills, such as fine motor, dexterity, hygiene, grooming and domestic capabilities. Behavior analysts began working with young children with autism and related disorders in the 1960’s.
Hand-Over-Hand Technique – When you use the hand-over-hand technique to help a child do an activity, you place your hands over the child’s hands. The child is the one who is touching the materials, and the teachers hands guide his/her as he/she manipulates the materials to complete the activity. It is a common teaching technique for children with autism or developmental delays, especially when using ABA. It can be used to guide the student toward a correct response, or to help the student initiate a task, or allow the student to become “unstuck” when having difficulty transitioning from one step in a process to another.
Tiny Handz – The four main benefits are: Assisting with language and speech development. Relieving frustration causing negative behavior. Strengthening social interaction possible in a variety of environments. Bonding as parent, therapist, teacher etc. with the individual involved
Peg Cards – Helps children to navigate through their day and to be prepared for what is going to happen next. Routine is very important for these children and the peg cards helps them to structure their day.
Positive reinforcement – Primary reinforces satisfy a physical need by making the child feel good (e.g., food, liquids, sleep). Secondary reinforces are objects or activities that the child has grown to like, but does not need biologically (e.g., tickles, stickers, ball play). We use Positive reinforcement for a job well done with activities. If the child struggled with the activity the teacher will jump in with hand over hand assistance and will still reward the child for completing the activity to keep the child motivated.
Defuse a situation before it escalates – Teachers keeps a close eye on our children and will act fast to defuse a situation before it escalates. It is important to us to keep our children happy and calm as it helps them to progress in their activities.
Innovative Main Stream Curriculum – Giving our children the freedom to learn at their own pace. This is a refreshing new application to learning in a digital age. This curriculum are fully compliant with the South African curriculum standards.