Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Great day on the job!

Steven’s work puts him in contact with a variety of interesting people and organizations. On Monday, he was attending an United Way Hungary workplace giving campaign kickoff. The company asked one of the supported nonprofits (NGOs) to attend and make a small performance. The Pető Institute Of Conductive Education put on a great show.

Six of their students performed a short play. At one point the boy on the left (see photo) looked up from his script, smiled wide and delivered his lines. You could tell he was so thrilled to be on stage and seeing the audience enjoy themselves. The girl in the middle (turquoise shirt) was darling. She had the best smile. You couldn’t help smiling yourself just to see her.

Great day!

More information about the Pető Institute Of Conductive Education: “Conductive education is a unique system of teaching and learning for children with motor disorders such as cerebral palsy and spina bifida. It is designed to improve motor skills and increase independence of many aspects of common living. It is not a cure, but a method of exercises and education which are broken down into basic functional movements. The exercises are performed intensively (5 hours per day, 5 days per week) in small groups which promotes interactivity and fun. Conductive Education was developed at the Pető Institute in Hungary over 40 years ago…” Source.

1 comment:

Diane Kappa said...

I am so glad you had a great day! How wonderful to see these kids work so hard and be so happy.