We are committed to providing our clients and their families the best service, so we offer monitor training using the SCERTS model to guarantee that the same work methodology is used in all contexts. This way the family can participate directly in the care and treatment of the child.
The participants will learn about:
Designed by the Hanen Center, our "More than Words" program is for parents and caregivers of children under 5 years of age who have been diagnosed within the autism spectrum, to promote in them interaction, communication and game skills.
Among other things, they will learn about:
· What motivates the child to communicate.
· How to set realistic, adequate goals.
· How to have longer interactions with the child.
· How to help the child make new friends.
· Plan strategies on how to talk to the child to promote understanding.
· Create strategies to promote play among them.
The course is divided into 8 training sessions, in small groups with customized service, plus 2 one-on-one sessions for each participant.
The STEP program was created by clinical psychologists and family therapists (Adler, Dinkmeyer and McKay). This course uses a proven, interactive methodology. It is delivered by trainers certified in the STEP program.
Theoretical material and practical exercises are offered for the parents to practice using several strategies with the main purpose of improving parent-child relationships during childhood and adolescence.
This program focuses on stimulation and positive construction of family relationships.
In this training, parents will be able to:
The course is divided into 7, 2-hour group sessions each (it may also be delivered individually).
With the aim of keeping the work team and members of the community up to date concerning topics related to areas of treatment of our Center, there will be monthly 1.5-hour lectures with several specialists sharing topics of their expertise, such as: setting boundaries, food selectivity, graphomotor skills, use of visual aids, neuromotor development, strategies for speech stimulation, among others.
Workshop for members of the school environment (teachers, instructors, administrative staff, service staff, parents, etc.) to create awareness and train them concerning the role each plays, considering diversity and inclusion as a principle.
Participants will understand the differences between integration and inclusion, will learn about and perform the reasonable adjustments (curricular adaptation), individualized education programs (IEP) and will define their role in support of students with a disability.
Theoretical- practical workshop for parents, professionals of special education, occupational therapists, speech therapists, educational psychologists, child care professionals, teachers and physicians, to gain awareness and training on the detection and treatment of sensory integration disorder.
Theoretical- practical workshop for professionals of special education, occupational therapists, speech therapists, educational psychologists, child care professionals, teachers and physicians, to gain awareness and training on the detection, referral and treatment of autism, to provide care for both patients and their relatives.
The participants will learn about the characteristics of the autism spectrum, intervention methods and behavioral, sensorial and speech strategies.