The Strengthening Early Learning for Families   (SELF) Program  This is a seven-week unique and cutting edge early intervention play based program for parents and children which will be funded by the The Kai Botsis Charitable Association Inc  We are so very fortunate that the Botsis family has worked so hard to raise funds for us to run this program and we are so excited about its potential reach and the benefits for families in our community and beyond. The target group that will benefit from this program will be parents of young children who have developmentally based challenges in regulating, relating and communicating including those with Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

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Our Goal is to Start the First Program in Term 1, 2017

Building Parents Capacities To Achieve Their Goals:   

“To feel confident in my ability to interact with my child.”

“To understand the differences in my child’s interaction and communication development.”

“To know how to promote my child’s attention and interaction”

“To know how to get my child to play and interact with me… not just on his/her own”

 “To ‘read’ or recognise my child’s attempts to communicate”

“To know how to keep the interaction and communication going… and growing”

Acknowledgement – The SELF program will be based on the format of the STPT program developed by Gino Lerario, EI Edu and the team Of the North Tipperary Early Intervention Team, Ireland. This STPT program structure was influenced significantly by the by the NAS Early Bird Programme (UK)

Registrations for sponsored places for families to participate in this program will be open from early January 2018. If you would like to register your interest please leave us a message here