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04/04/201404/04/2014
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Gross motor activities

Gross motor activities are an essential part of every child’s life and at Amazing K it forms a very important part of our “every-day” curriculum.  Gross motor skills involve movement/s that uses the large muscles of the body. As a school we use our outside play times and after care times to focus on Gross Motor...

04/03/201404/03/2014
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Amazing k

Choosing Amazing-k Johannesburg means placing your child in an Autism specific pre school & school.  A top-class facility with well resourced classrooms, and passionate, well trained staff, a therapy centre and multi-sensory room Amazing K understands that Autism is not a term that describes a single symptom or way of being, but as the term “spectrum”...

04/02/201404/02/2014
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April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day

April 2nd is world autism awareness day and we thought we would share some history with you: “The United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution 62/139, tabled by the State of Qatar, in 2007 to declare 2 April as World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD). World Autism Awareness Day shines a light (LIUB) on autism as a growing...

03/05/201403/05/2014
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Exercise and autism

The most widely used intervention programs for Autism focuses heavily on developing communication, social and general cognitive skills in our children. But new research suggests that alternative activities should be included such as sport, exercise and/or any other physical activity such as dancing or walking. Research is showing that exercise and autism go hand in...

09/22/201309/22/2013
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Fine motor development

Studies have been done and it has been proven that children with Autism and other development disorders often have difficulties developing motor skills.   Fine motor skills (defined by Wikipedia) are the coordination of small muscle movements which occur e.g. in the fingers, usually in coordination with the eyes. With Fine motor development skills being such an...