Journey Kidz Training

June 23, 2013

Ice Breaker!

Journey Kidz Win

To teach Kidz to know God, love God and live like He says


Lets Share Wins!

Review of JK Policies/Procedures

JK Special Needs Program

Children up to the age of 5th grade:

o May attend any gathering and receive an age appropriate experience teaching them to know God, love God and live like He says

o Children may continue attending Journey Kidz until the first week of September (move up Sunday) following their 5th grade graduation


Children with special needs up to the age of 5th grade:

o May attend any gathering and receive an age appropriate experience teaching them to know God, love God and live like He says

o May attend the Noon gathering on Sunday and receive extra support in the form of a special needs room and volunteers specifically trained to work with children with special needs


Children with Special Needs 6th grade to age 18:

o May attend the Noon gathering on Sunday in our Special Needs Room, which is dedicated and staffed specifically for children with special needs

o May attend another gathering with a background checked “buddy”


JK Special Needs Training

  • People first language
  • Parent Survey


Strategies for working with children with special needs

  • Simplify language
  • provide choices
  • reinforcers
  • learning styles