Music therapy provides astounding implications for using music as a tool to address all developmental areas. Neuroscience research shows that music changes the way our brains function. Children are involved in music sessions once a week with their classroom. A variety of music activities are provided with a mix of instruments and genres of music
Our trained movement teacher engages all children in session each week. Movement sessions engage children in a variety of gross motor activities that evoke motor planning and developmental skills in all areas.
Frankie Lemmon School intensely focuses on the development of communication skills.
Our portfolio of techniques and technologies used include:
Electronic Learning Devices
Each classroom is equipped with iPads and a SMART Board.
Custom Programmed Voice-Output Devices
Big Mack single switch device for short phrases; Compartmentalized Communicator for combination object/picture/voice relationships; TechTalk , TechSpeak, and Seven-Level Communicator devices using Boardmaker symbols provide increasing number of objects and choices as skills improve.
Computerized Voice-Output Devices
Using a range of male, female, adult, and child voices; Proloquo2Go Application used with an iPad, customized for each child’s needs.
Low-tech Learning Tools
Picture symbols are used extensively in each classroom and each child who needs one has a customized individual picture communication book created for his or her unique learning needs.