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We recognise that communication is a key deficit within autism and other disorders, therefore ensure a high level of communication input. The onsite team of Speech and Language Therapists have extensive expertise working with young people with autism. They develop individualised communication programmes for each student to support them in all settings.
Using a range of strategies, resources and stimulating environments the team develop students’ non-verbal and verbal communication abilities, facilitate social interaction, attention and understanding. The speech therapy aims are focussed on developing independence, spontaneous communication initiation and emotional development such as self esteem and self assertiveness. As part of our total communication approach we use photos, pictures and symbols (including PECS - Picture Exchange Communication System), signing (including Sign a long), physical, gestural and verbal prompts, objects of reference, Social Stories and augmentative electronic devices (AAC) such as iPads.
Our team of behavioural & educational psychologists are led by registered clinical psychologist. We have a wide of tests that provide educational and diagnostic assessments. Our therapists use play based approaches and various other psychotherapeutic technics to improve behavioural and cognetive functions of your child.
A registered Clinical Psychologist and team of Assistant Psychologists primarily support students' behaviour management programmes, planning strategies to promote self-management of behaviours associated with autism and other disorders. The team work with staff in all departments to provide positive behaviour management strategies.
- Cognitive & Behavioural Approach
- Diagnostic assesments
- Academic Achievements
- Parental Counselling
- Developing Coping Skill & Resilience
- Developing Social Skills
Physiotherapists assist children in developing independence and safe methods to participate in the home, community, classroom and playground. Physiotherapists help children maximize their physical abilities and minimize the physical limitations that accompany some developmental issues, including:
• Gross motor development • Posture/postural control • Endurance • Environmental adaptations/seating and positioning • Muscle tone and strength • Balance and coordination • Body alignment
Our team of physios are eager to help your child explore the world. They strive to make every session fun, while working on improving strength, flexibility, range of motion, posture, balance, and movement patterns for any child in need of intervention.
- Coordination training
- Strength training
- Gait training
- Posture control training
- Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT)
- Soft tissue manipulation such as Myofascial Release
- EMG Biofeedback and EMG Triggered Stimulation for learning to activate muscles
- Vestibular rehabilitation
- Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation
Occupational Therapy is a health profession that is concerned with how people function throughout their day and works on helping people to be as independent as possible. The main aim of OT at EDEN CDC is to enable the young people to be able to engage throughout their day.
Our OT team has sensory integration training to provide strategies to support sensory processing using our specialist facilities as well as recommending programmes of activities that meet sensory needs. Sensory diets offer a balanced schedule of relaxation versus stimulation including sensory-based lessons, regular choice time with sensory items, regular activity breaks throughout the daily routine and 'Intensive Interaction' during transition periods or when the opportunity arises.
Occupational therapy at Eden CDC also focuses on providing programmes to develop fine and gross motor skills, visual perceptual skills and daily living activities.
Conditions treated with occupational therapy:
- Handwriting difficulties
- Fine motor difficulties
- Sensory processing difficulty that affects child's overall function
- Self-help difficulties (dressing, bathing etc)
- Preschool and Kindergarten readiness
- Decreased hand and arm control due to stroke or cerebral plasy
- Decreased attention
Social workers are an integral part of care team. They completes an evealuation on arrival and helps to develop a case plan with the family and the tehrapists. They also provide assistance for the family with accepting and coping with diagnosis.
We have a team of registered and international Trained Social Workers who assist patients from pre-admission to post-discharge. The Case Manager works closely with your Therapists, you, your child, the health care team to ensure that the care your child receives best meets your child's needs. Promote your participation in your child's care and planning Communicate with your Therapists and other integral team members on in house therapies and post-discharge services, which may include home care or inpatient rehabilitation Provide assistance with discharge planning and coordination of medical needs and, if indicated other referrals. Provide emotional support and counseling for you and your child regarding concerns about coping with your child's illness and/or disability.
Our Special Educator focuses to meet the individualized educational congnitive, behavioural and esteem needs of children using various teaching strategies.
We have Special programmes for Autistic children with 1:1 care and monthly assessment with ADL Training Programme aiming inculssive education. Our programmes are interwoven with Craft, Yoga, Art Therapy, Social Skill Trainings and Floor time.
To provide parents with an alternative educational placement for their children aged 3 to 9 years old who exhibit difficulties in a regular classroom setting with the long term goal of facilitating their inclusion into mainstream schools and society.
We all take inspiration from many things around us. The books, that we read, the places we visit, the people we meet. At Eden CDC we take our inspiration from the children and families we work with every day who all have their own mountain that they want to climb. All of the children we take have their own unique set of skills and talents and with the right knowledge, expertise and specialist approaches we can carefully shape the learning experience of every child and ensure that they all have a chance to shine. Eden CDC providing highly specialist Therapies and trainings for children with a wide range of complex special educational needs and disabilities from ages 0-15. Admission to the Day Care is based on assessment of needs under the supervision of our experienced staff.
Much of our social and emotional learning is done through play in early childhood and children need an opportunity to practice these skill in a creative and supportive environment. These social and emotional skills can be applied in their daily life producing more cofindence and adaptable interactions in schools and other social settings. The aim of this group is to provide opportunities for exploration of Social interaction, communication, imagination & self expression and building self esteem.
A learning program that helps students improve reading comprehension, language comprehension (English and Malayalam), and higher order thinking skills by developing the ability to create mental imagery for the language they read and hear. This program develops phonemic awareness for competence in reading, spelling, and speech. Weak phonemic awareness can cause problems in spelling and decoding, when students may add, omit, substitute, or reverse sounds and letters within words. Also use specific techniques to improve writing.
Our Educational Psychologists (EP) and Special education team primarily deals with children within the backdrop of the educational setting. We provide help for those who are experiencing learning problems in school, through the investigation and identification of their specific learning needs, with the end goal of enhancing their learning potential.