Archive for December, 2012

Recycling Competitions At Al-Masar School

Recycling Competitions At Al-Masar School

The Motto for this year for Al-Masar School is “Let’s Recycle”. Students are being educated about the importance of recycling, and are encouraged to recycle materials through a monthly art & craft class competition. The first competition was using empty toilet paper rolls, the second was using empty plastic water bottles and the third was using empty tissue boxes.

Here are some samples of the student’s work under teacher supervision:

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Specific Learning Difficulties

Specific Learning Difficulties

Since June 2012 Al-Masar Center has been presenting seminars about “Specific Learning Difficulties” in various Schools and Preschools in Amman, in order to spread awareness among parents and professionals regarding these difficulties. The seminar addresses early signs, symptoms and intervention strategies related to Learning Difficulties. (Building-Blocks Nursery, Baptist School,  Jumpstart Preschool, were amongst venues where the seminars were delivered).

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Cochlear Implant and Treatment Strategies for Hearing Loss

Cochlear Implant and Treatment Strategies for Hearing Loss

The Speech and Language Therapy Department at Al-Masar, has successfully completed a 2-day workshop (9-10/11/2012) on the topic of “Cochlear Implant and Treatment Strategies for Hearing Loss”. 

The workshop included theoretical and practical skills building. It was very informative, and our speech-language therapists are ready to start working with children with hearing loss.

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World Occupational Therapy Day

World Occupational Therapy Day

The Occupational Therapy Department at Al-Masar has participated in the “World Occupational Therapy Day”. The event was held under the patronage of Her Highness Princess Majda Raa’d. Our therapists made distinctive presence as they briefed participants about the occupational therapy services provided, as well as some of the tools/resources and therapy approaches used at Al-Masar center.

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