Work with children with special educational needs

Art Social Childrens’ Centre

Where?

Secondary school for children with visual difficult “Louis braille”,
28 High School “Aleko Konstantinov
4th Assisting School «Prof.D.Katsarov»
Sofia

When?

The 1st of April, 2009 – the 10th of June, 2010

What?    

5-day training for student volunteers. Thanks to that we had a real help of 15 enthusiastic young girls with various future professions – speech therapists, physical therapists, special educators.

Socializing art activities in 3 groups of kids with different difficulties (hearing, visual and intellectual) and other their co-evals.

Building up of art methodology.

On 7 and 8 of June, 2010 children with hearing disorders of 28 high school “A. Konstantinov “- Sofia presented to numerous audiences on the international festival” Art with a difference “, Italy theatrical performance “Maugli”. The mall actors were highly applauded and rightly felt stars. Before their cross-border journey troupe visited a number of  schools in Sofia.

On May 30, 2010 instead of children from fourth Boarding School “Prof. Katsarov” Sofia, the show “The Three Little Pigs “, which had expected in Budapest, had to be performed by the alternates from regular schools. Our team expresses their sincere gratitude for the great effort and excellent performance. But this does not diminish our overwhelming grief at the fact that those for whom this award was intended, do not got it, entirely the fault of their school leadership. But at least they feel how loved and liked they are on 19 May, when the wonderful original show was represented on the stage of a community center “Miladinov Brothers”.

On April 27, successfully passed the premiere of “Ali Baba” to children with visual difficulties in school “Louis Brail” – Sofia.

Work on the building art socializing methodology
The project was monitored and analyzed by university professors and described in a book, “Our experience”.

DifferenzArt – Art with a Difference: a New Approach to Social Theatre

 

Where?

Italy, Hungary, Great Britain (Scotland), Germany, Bulgaria

When?

1 October, 2008 – 30 June, 2010

What?

Creating a theatre performance by young people with special needs. National and international tour. Theatre fest in Italy.
Meetings for international exchange in Italy and Bulgaria

On 7 and 8 June 2010 children with hearing disorders of 28 high school “A.Konstantinov”,  Sofia presented to numerous audiences on the international festival  “Art With A Difference “, Italy theatrical performance” Maugli. Small actors were highly applauded and rightly felt stars. Before their cross-border journey troupe visited a number of metropolitan schools.

On May 30, 2010 instead of children from  the Fourth Boarding School “Prof. Katsarov» Sofia, the play” Three Little Pigs “, which had expected in Budapest, had to be removed from the alternates from regular schools. The team expresses their sincere gratitude for the great effort and excellent performance. But this does not diminish our overwhelming grief at the fact that those for whom this award was intended, do not got entirely the fault of their school leadership. But at least feel how loved and liked are on 19 May, when wonderful original show was represented on the stage of a community center Miladinov Brothers.

On April 27, successfully passed the premiere of “Ali Baba” to children with visual difficulties in school Louis Brail – Sofia.