A unique community service program offered for children aged 5 to 13 years with special needs. The volunteers are students from the School of Nursing at the Université de Moncton.
The program seeks to improve the “total development” of children with special needs by enhancing vital physical and motor skills and patterns. In addition, the program stresses the improvement of self-esteem by strengthening the emotional- social aspects of a child’s personality through success at play. To achieve the goals of each child’s individual educational plan, experiences include water orientation for all children and physical activities in the
The program includes 10 2-hour weekly sessions, starting in October and finishing in December. Annual registration takes place in August through the School of Nursing. Services are available in English and French.