Alexander Society for Inclusive Arts
|Record #: MCK0190||Last Modified: 25 Feb 2018||Last Full Update: 07 Feb 2018|
|Located Within||Kings County (NS)|
|Areas Served||Kings County (NS)|
|Contact||Kathleen Purdy, Executive Director, Alexander Society for Inclusive Arts|
|Mailing Address||c/o Alexander Society for Inclusive Arts
Wolfville, NS B4P 2S3
|Description & Services|
Alexander means “helper and protector of humanity“
The Alexander Society for Special Needs was incorporated as a non-profit society on November 17, 2000, and received Charitable Status on November 14, 2001. The Society is based in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada and operates with a volunteer Board of Directors, a part-time administrator and two Program Facilitators.
The objects of the Society are: to provide arts-based educational programs to children and teens with special needs and their peers, to provide resources for people working with special needs populations, to organize workshops and special guest speakers, to produce materials such as videos and workbooks, and to promote the inclusion of people with special needs into their communities.
After School Programs: Creative Arts Play Group for children aged 6 – 11, Creative Arts for Teens aged 12 – 20 and Creative Arts for Adults. All abilities are welcomed! The programs run for ten weeks in the fall and winter and for eight weeks in the spring.
In-School Programs: Available for all grade levels. Includes a two hour in-service for Educational Assistants and Resource Teachers, an eight-week program for students and their support staff, followed by an evaluation and debriefing with staff.
Workshops/In-Services: For educators, recreation workers, social workers and others interested in learning new teaching strategies. An online workbook is available which will help guide you in setting up your own programs.
Individualized Educational Support for young people who experience challenges with academic, social and mild behavioral issues: Neuro-developmental assessments, program plans and implementation.
Jam Dance is a guided improvisational dance experience in which musicians and dancers are inspired by each other. All ages and abilities are welcome to bring their unique talents!
click here for present locations of programs.
For more information and details, please visit the webpage and/or Facebook.
|Eligibility||Ages: 6 year(s) and up|
|Tags||After School Programs ; All abilities welcome ; Annapolis Valley Connect ; Community Organizations ; Lessons ; Recreation Categories ; Visual Arts|
|Categories - General||Arts and Crafts Instruction ; Arts/Humanities Councils ; Extended Child Care ; Special Interest Clubs|