Ambitious child care provider experienced at successfully managing children with special needs as well as typically developing children. Creative and well-versed in Jewish and Israeli culture, holidays and religion.
Trained Counselors-in-Training. Worked with special needs children, including those with learning disabilities, Autism, mental challenges and physical impairments. Toileted, fed and bathed typically developing children as well as those with special needs.
Cared for special needs children in a Jewish sleep away camp environment. Participated in speech and physical and occupational therapy sessions. Taught signs to nonverbal children. Read stories to the children and taught them painting, drawing and crafts. Accompanied and played with children in dance, swim, gym, academic and free play activities.
Cared for preschool and toddler aged children in day camp. Employed a variety of materials for children to explore and manipulate in learning activities and imaginative play. Incorporated music and art activities to encourage creativity and expression.
Acted as an assistant teacher for a fifth grade class in the Yeshiva of Flatbush Elementary School.
Carefully monitored children's play activities. Babysat for children overnight.
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