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According the DSM IV TR, autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are characterized by varying degrees of impairment in communication skills, social interaction and restricted, repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behavior. Signs of usual behaviors in the child can be detected, usually by parents, as early as 18 months are as below:While some parents may prefer to adopt a “sit-and-wait” approach and monitor, what is critical in an intervention program is to start early (as soon as the child is identified/diagnosed to be at risk)
Your child will see significant and sustained improvement within 3-6 months in most cases.
– Social Interactions
– Repetitive Behaviors
Our intervention program will focus on:
Your child will be assigned a home based therapy team consisting a program manager and a team of therapist. The program manager comes in once a week to supervise the program and does parents’ training while therapists focus on executing the therapy program. Our clinical director also meets up regulary with the team and parents to ensure consistency and development in the child’s individualized program.
Your child will be assigned a school shadow support team consisting a school shadow therapist and program manager. The program manager role is to co-ordinate the school shadow program with the school allied educator (AED), teachers and parents to ensure consistency. The school shadow support role is focused on helping the child assimilate into the mainstream school environment. Our clinical director does regular update meetings with the team, school personnel and parents to ensure consistency and development in the child’s school shadow program.
Your child’s program will be individually crafted by our Center Director and assess regularly to ensure that your child attains good development.