Experience China’s lifestyle and culture whilst assisting and caring for children with autism in Zhanjiang city!
Children with disabilities in this village are usually from families that are required to work and cannot afford childcare at home. You will help care for these children by feeding them, comforting them, playing games with them and helping them in becoming more socially active and confident.
Daily physiotherapy routines may be carried out for the children to help them develop themselves, in which you can play a part.
If this is your first week, you will be introduced to the project and the staff. At this point you will also discuss your upcoming role at the project. You will be introduced to the children and discuss with the manager your exact desired role at the project.
Tuesday to Friday
Here, you will begin your placement. Your exact role will depend upon the needs of the children at the centre. Playing games with the children, helping with their speech/language and posture are commonly carried out. Expect 4-5 hours of activity per day.
***This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.***