The Hemera Foundation provides full fellowships for educators to attend the foundation’s workshops focused on mindfulness. The concept of this training is to help educators to be centered and well balanced, and in turn guide their students with special needs to be focused, engaged learners.
Yoga is becoming increasing popular in schools today, often as part of physical education classes. Yoga is also one of many ways to help students with special needs learn resiliency to navigate life’s physical, emotional, and mental stressors.
The arts are universal. They
can serve as a bridge to help students understand key information and
demonstrate what they’ve learned, including students with special needs. However, it
takes extra planning, flexibility, and creativity to make the arts accessible
to students with disabilities.
Hear some inspiring thoughts on how to make art inclusive for all.