Archives for 2011

Talents In Autism Concert and Award Presentation

Our major event for this term was Talent in Autism Concert tagged TALENT IN AUTISM SHOW and award presentation on the 11th December, 2011 at the INCUBATOR, Victoria Island, Lagos. The event started at about 3pm with an opening prayer said by Mr. Adeeko Olufunmibi, a staff of PSLC. Thereafter National Anthem was rendered by the children from the centre followed by Bible reading by Master Ebuka Obiagwu, a 5years old pupil of PSLC. The event was graced by Her Excellency (Mrs.) Adefulire Adejoke Orelope, Deputy Governor of Lagos State who was duly represented by Mrs. Alaba Fadairo, the commissioner
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Training In Ghana

The first West Africa Global Autism Project was held at the Kama conference centre, Labone, Accra, the capital city of Ghana between April 7th and 9th 2011. The theme of the conference was International Autism Policies and Practices (IAPP). The programme was organized in collaboration with Autism Awareness Care and Training (AACT), Teachers without Borders (TWB), Awaawaa2 and Multikids Academy. The conference targeted a wide range of participants including doctors, special educators, behavior analysts, speech therapists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, parents, caregivers, university students, policy makers, community members and representatives of leading international autism organizations. The staffs of Patrick Speech and Languages
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Autism Spectrum Disorder Seminar

The seminar was organized by GTBank courtesy of their Orange Ribbon Initiative which aims to give hope and making a difference. The seminar was held at the Westown Hotel, Sheraton-Opebi link road, Ikeja, Lagos. It was a two- day training programme which was held on March 23rd and 24th, 2011. The Orange Ribbon Initiative was primarily established to promote awareness and support children with developmental disabilities within Nigeria. It was also set up to train teachers from various special schools, caregivers and parents of children with special needs. We had speakers on various topics such as Curriculum Review by Mr.
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Children’s Fun Day

The Patrick Speech and Languages Centre Fun Day was celebrated on the 13th February, 2011. Our children were taken out of the centre to Fun City at Ikorodu in Lagos State along side with their individual supervisors for maximum supervision. The fun started at about 10:30am in the morning by the M.C of the Fun City with dancing and introduction of individuals including some of our parents at the centre. Our functional children were given an opportunity at the place to display their enormous potentials and they engaged themselves in very challenging activities like aiming at the basket, free hand
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Children’s Day Outing

The Children’s day celebration, which has been a yearly event at Patrick Speech and Languages Centre (PSLC), came up on the 28th of May, 2011. It was organized to foster social awareness in our children at the centre as well as children from other schools This year children’s day was in a class of its own as the children had an incredibly fun-filled day. The programme commenced at about 2:00pm with an opening prayer said by Mrs. Adebayo, one of our parents in the centre. The children started out with a free style dance to prepare them for the activities
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