COVID-19 UPDATES

MRI Update, Friday 13 May

Whakapuāwai – To Thrive Please note, that on Thursday 26th May, Mt Roskill Intermediate school will be closing at midday (12pm) so that all our teachers can attend our Kāhui Ako professional training and development session, together with our other local Community of Learning schools. Other dates that school will

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Announcements : 

Welcome back for Term 2!  Under Orange setting, masks are strongly encouraged to be worn when indoors.

Announcements : 

Welcome back for Term 2!  Under Orange setting, masks are strongly encouraged to be worn when indoors.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy - Tennyson Centre - Mount Roskill IntermediateOccupational Therapists (OTs) promote function, participation, independence and achievement of educational goals, including:

  • Student and work skills – self-management, self-organisation, handwriting, work and technology management;
  • Activities of daily living skills – eating, dressing and using community facilities;
  • Play, social and recreational skills – learning to use play and learning resources; accessing the playground and participating in activities with others.

OT’s contribute to students’ individual educational programme by:

  • Assessing students’ development and the functional skills needed for school and everyday life;
  • Analysing activities and modifying them for students, planning and designing curriculum adjustments together with the team;
  • Adapting equipment and the environment to help students participate as independently as possible in the school programme;
  • Advising on the use of technology and the best means of accessing devices for independence in the areas of communication, mobility and other computer technologies;
  • Preventing or reducing the risk of further disability through specialist techniques such as advising on correct positioning during activities;
  • Enhancing self-esteem by providing students with achievable and motivating tasks.

Occupational Therapy - Tennyson Centre - Mount Roskill Intermediate

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