Reach Out and Reveal

Placing South Asian dance artists “in residence” at schools for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND).

Reach Out and Reveal aims to support the physical, emotional and communication needs of children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorders and SEND. Specialist Akademi practitioners provide weekly dance and movement sessions across three partner schools, working closely with school and teaching staff.

The unique movement vocabulary of South Asian dance provides participants with platforms for self-expression, creativity and enlivened social interactions, while fostering their core emotional development.

The programme champions and evaluates new approaches, cultivating knowledge transfer opportunities between teaching professionals and dance practitioners.

An introduction to Reach out and Reveal

How we work

Akademi maintains a high standard of artistic, performance and teaching quality across all of our programmes, ensuring dance artists receive specialist training for delivery of dance in these settings.
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Supported by John Lyon’s Charity and BBC Children in Need.

Previously supported by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

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