Family Play Sessions and Play Groups


Lekotek’s main services are to family members of children with impairments ages 0-8 (age varies on area). During month-to-month one-hour play sessions, Family Play Specialists concentrate on facilitating family interactions with play.

Private Play Procedure– Family members that join the Lekotek program timetable private play sessions that are led by a qualified Household Play Expert. Prior to the check out, the play expert prepares the session by selecting suitable playthings as well as computer system activities to engage the entire family members and also aid promote both pleasure and growth.

The plaything collection has numerous typical and adjusted playthings to pick from and the play expert takes care to recognize items that will make it possible for the child to be a full participant in the play experience.

During the session, the Family Play Professional promotes the play, motivates participation and also offers sources and skilled suggestions on playing at residence, parenting ideas, getting in touch with various other family members as well as more.At the end of each session, the household can borrow 5 or even more toys (this amount varies depending on the Lekotek program) on a library– car loan basis to be used as well as appreciated in their home. Additionally, family members are able to have a look at publications and also videos from the moms and dad resource library. A succeeding play session is after that set up for the complying with month where the household returns those playthings, has another play session and can check out five even more toys.

House visits– To accommodate kids who are clinically vulnerable and households who have tough routines, private play sessions can be helped with in family members’ houses.

Play Teams– Lekotek provides monthly Play Teams to households with children who have unique requirements ages 0-8 years (varies by site place) promoted by the Household Play Specialist(s) as well as volunteers.

Play Teams are a small celebration of Lekotek member of the family and non-members containing a kid with a special demand, their parents/caregivers and also their siblings. Teams gather for fun, play, support as well as social communication between friends and family.

Lekotek play teams are broken down by age categories to make sure developmentally suitable experiences that include a range of tasks, play terminals, social play, free play, themed play and/or art, iPad/Compuplay and also craft activities.

These play groups enable youngsters to interact with peers and also learn more about social assumptions and cues in a fall short free play zone.We welcome you to participate the fun to fulfill and also gain from other moms and dads, siblings as well as children and experience newfound friendships in a healthy, caring setting.


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