Saturday Respite Program
The Saturday Respite program services participants ages 4 to 14 years old. This program is divided into 8 week sessions throughout the academic school year, running from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. It is designed to provide structure and routine for students on weekends. Staffing includes a program leader and support staff. If 1:1 care is needed, this is available for an additional cost. A variety of on-site leisure activities are provided as well as occasional field trips. The program is designed to foster social skills and transferable functional academic skills, through participation in multi-sensory activities, which include crafts, games, gardening, cooking, outdoor activities and more! In the past, students have enjoyed field trips to Great Brook Farm, the recreational gym, and bowling!
9:00-9:30 Arrival and Play
9:30- 10:00 Morning Meeting, Calendar, Weather, Story
10:30- 11:00 Free Time Play
11:00-12:00 Outside Games and Play Ground
12:30-1:00 Movie or Board game
1:00-2:00 Outside Scavenger Hunt, Swings & Bikes
2:00- 2:30 Inside Social Game
2:30-3:00 Choice Play and Pick-up
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