Drum Prodigy Percussion Programme for Persons with Special Needs (PSN) and Youth-at-risk (YAR).
The health-drumming programme is based on the integration of 3 main aspects - wellness, recreational and educational while including a therapeutic dimension. It shall serve an integral role in the child’s life, providing children with a non-competitive atmosphere and environment, while creating impact on their social, cognitive, sensory, motor coordination.
The programme is suitable for diverse abilities
(Intellectual Disabilities, Multiple Disabilities and Developmental Delay) and Youth-at-risk.
Persons with intellectual/neurological disorders such as Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Fragile X, Attentive Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Tourette's Syndrome.
Persons who have physical challenges such as Cerebral Palsy, Visual and Hearing Impaired, Muscular Dystrophy.
Persons with developmental delay such as speech delay, motor development delay, and Global Development Delay (GDD).
Youth-at-risk (anti-social attitudes and behaviours, dysfunctional family background, experienced child abuse, juvenile delinquents)
Benefits of Rhythm and Drumming!
Drumming is a healthy way to release stress, regulate emotions and strengthen the immune system. It combines wellness, celebration and community building. It brings out their inner rhythm and adds new energy to their lives. Drumming is an alternative form of non-verbal communication, helping individuals with a range of social communication difficulties.
What's in the Drum Prodigy programme?
Students will be introduced to rhythmic activities, vocalisations, sensory percussions. They will also learn to play on percussions using hands and mallets to produce beats with various entrainment exercises to develop their musicality. Using music intervention to tackle behavioural issues, impulse control, attention deficit, improve sensorimotor skills and social interactions. Through shared music-making, students get to express themselves through verbal and non-verbal communication.
The programme is conducted as an individual 1 to 1 with instructor, as well as peer group setting.
A regular lesson duration is 30 - 45 minutes.
Our team of Facilitators are certified and experience with teaching persons with special learning needs and disabilities. They are also trained in First Aid and CPR.
Assessments are conducted every 12 months (yearly) and shared with parents/caregivers.
Do you offer a trial session?
Yes, we recommend to book a trial lesson with us. Our trial fee (individual) is $40 and the duration is around 20-30 minutes which includes consultation with you parent(s) /caregiver(s). The trial session will allow instructor(s) to assess your child and share goals with you (parents/caregivers).
Can I visit your school before booking a trial?
Yes, you are most welcome to visit our school and tour our facilities with your child during our opening hours. With the current COVID-19 situation, kindly make an appointment with us.
Can we sit in during the trial?
Yes. However, you will be called in to join the session after 15 minutes. Do allow some time for instructor and your child to connect during the lesson.
Hope we have read your thoughts! For more details, please proceed to book your trial session today.
WHAT CLIENTS SAY
Always a joy to see my daughter enjoying her drum class with her super patient Teachers.
— Nancy Koh, Parent