6-week Session on Saturdays starting June 12, 2021
10:00-11:00 am | Zoom Meetup | Cost is $30
LEGO is a toy that is perfectly suited for individuals with special needs. It allows for creative, solitary play; it offers repetitive, stress-reducing movements that build motor skills, and it is a vehicle for social skill building and speech enhancement. In addition, LEGOs build an interest that individuals with a disability can share with their typical peers. And, LEGOs are fun! Today there are multiple practitioners as well as books and programs all focused on the many benefits of LEGO play.
WHAT TO EXPECT
By participating in the LEGO Club, individuals will:
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
NOTE: Limited scholarships are available. Please email Wendy, ASGA Support Specialist to discuss.
MEET THE LEADER
Jane Fitz is an honors college senior at Kent State University majoring in Special Education (mild through intensive) and minoring in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Jane is from the Cleveland area and is passionate about science and education, the arts, and comedy. She is no stranger to the ASGA, having taught swimming lessons through the Swimming with Autism program at the YMCA. Jane has extensive experience in working with children with disabilities and in improv comedy, and she incorporates skills from each in her work. She is thrilled to be a part of the ASGA team and can’t wait to make the LEGO club a fun and beneficial experience for the members!
GUIDELINES TO PARTICIPATE
DISCLAIMER: The LEGO Club is intended to foster friendships in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. It is not intended as therapy or treatment for autism or any mental health or physical disorders. The Autism Society of Greater Akron is not able to provide medical or psychotherapeutic advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
LOCATION / DATE / TIME / COST
If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact Wendy Cline, LSW and ASGA Support Specialist via email here or via phone at 330.940.1441 ext 1.
ASGA thanks the management of the WalMart Corporation Store #1911 on Arlington Road in Akron for their support of inclusive-friendly activities like the LEGO Club.
|Event Start Date||06-12-2021 10:00 am|
|Event End Date||06-12-2021 11:00 am|