They are specially designed group and individual programs based on adapted methods – techniques for the beneficiaries of the Foundation adapted to their age, developmental and motor needs, while contributing to the improvement of their mental and emotional functions.
The enrichment programs include:
Specially designed group programmes for the children and young people of the Foundation, adapted to their needs – age and mobility – and based on adapted methods and techniques, appropriate instruments and suitable spaces.
These programmes, with strong elements of play and competition, enable children and young people to develop their physical abilities (stamina, strength, speed, flexibility), team spirit, cooperation, mutual respect, respect for rules and, in general, proper interpersonal relationships. They also help to improve mental and emotional functions, such as willpower and self-control, and effectively help to organise leisure time.
The Educational objectives of Special Physical Education are:
– The improvement of the motor level and motor ability.
– The improvement of physical fitness and physical ability.
– The improvement of physical fitness and physical development.
– Preparation for social and professional rehabilitation
In addition, the involvement of young people in Special Sports (athletics, basketball, swimming) gives them the opportunity to participate in sports competitions organised by Theotokos or other Special Education institutions.