Sporting Opportunities for Motor Activities (SOMA) is a physical activity methodology especially devised for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD).
It has been designed to allow people with a physical and learning disabilities to take part in meaningful, fun and safe physical activities focusing on motor skills.
SOMA sessions use a number of specially designed activity stations aiming to develop motor skills while providing a suitable and stimulating activity for people with PMLD.
SOMA is very much a person-centred activity.
Each activity station is designed to focus on one or multiple motor skills
Each activity can also be modified to suit individual’s needs
During each SOMA activity the aim is to -
- Perform a task/skill.
- Perform the task/skill consistently.
- Develop and enhance task/skills being performed.
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