What’s Happening ~ Update re Survey ‘Would You Like a Loving Community Space in Muskoka for Your Exceptional Child?’
So far 14 parents and teachers have responded to the 10 questions.
Q1. 89% responded Yes they are interested in having a place like this in Muskoka
Q2. 14% are willing to travel up to one hour to get to this community space; 29% are willing to travel up to 45 minutes and 57% are willing to travel no more than 30 minutes
Q3 & Q4. 75% would prefer it to be located West of the Town of Huntsville; 12.5% East of Huntsville; 12.5% would prefer north of Rosseau village and
37 % had a variety of other suggestions based on proximity to their community.
Q5. 50% preferred it to be located on a small lake; 16.6% with streams and a pond; 16.6% wanted no waterfront of any kind. One commented “Water is nice, land is also nice, as long as there’s a healthy nature element.”
Q6. What would parents like to do after they drop off their child? 25% meet with other parents for support; 25% have a bite to eat; 12.5% receive a massage or Reiki; 25% go for a walk or a swim; 25% go into town to go shopping; 25% rest in a quiet reading room
62.5% chose all of the above
Q7. 65% are interested in volunteering in their area of passion
Q8. 50% said Classes September till June; 33% May long weekend until Thanksgiving; 16% all year long; 0% summer only
Q9. 57% preferred classes on Saturdays; 42% after school and 15% during school hours
Q10. One of the mother’s Comments was, “I really like where this is going. I think it would be really special to have something of this nature available to exceptional kids!”