Lego therapy

What is Lego therapy?

Each child in the group is given a specific role to carry out:

1. The Engineer (also known as the Architect) – uses the instructions to tell the others what to do.

2. The Supplier – supplies the builder with the bricks to build the model

3. The Builder – follows the instructions to build the model

The adult running the group acts as “The Facilitator”, which means:

Who can carry out Lego therapy?

A range of adults trained in the approach can implement it, including;

A Speech and Language Therapist can train you on how to use the approach with a specific group of children or can provide training for a whole school approach.

Who is Lego therapy for?

Why use Lego therapy?

Research into the benefits of a Lego therapy programme have shown it can help develop the following skills:

If you would like to know any more information about Lego therapy, or if you would like training for staff in your setting on Lego therapy, do not hesitate to contact one of our Speech and Language Therapists at SLT for Kids on office@sltforkids.co.uk or call 0330 088 2298.

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